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Musculoskeletal Research

Kolling researcher honoured with prestigious, international role

Kolling researcher honoured with prestigious, international role

Congratulations to the Kolling’s Acting Executive Director Professor Chris Little following his election to the Board of Directors of the Orthopaedic Research Society. It is regarded as the world’s leading orthopaedic research society, representing clinicians and researchers across the scientific spectrum from fundamental science to clinical research and clinical trials. Professor Littl..... Read more

Category: Musculoskeletal Research, Research Excellence

Researchers offer new approach to detect frailty in older adults

Researchers offer new approach to detect frailty in older adults

A team of researchers led by the Kolling’s Professor Sarah Hilmer has developed a valuable resource to identify frail and vulnerable people in hospital, in an important step towards optimising their care. Frail older adults have a higher risk of experiencing adverse outcomes in hospital such as falls, confusion and malnutrition, and many have longer hospital stays. Professor Hilmer said ..... Read more

Category: Musculoskeletal Research, New Treatment

New medication may offer long-acting relief for those with knee osteoarthritis

New medication may offer long-acting relief for those with knee osteoarthritis

A study has been launched to investigate the benefits of a new injectable medication for those with knee osteoarthritis. The condition can have a profound impact on a person’s life, leading to physical limitations, ongoing pain and joint instability. There are broader implications too which can make it difficult for those with the condition to engage in social, community and occupationa..... Read more

Category: Musculoskeletal Research, New Treatment