Group Lead Group Lead

Group Lead: Professor William Fraser

Ethos of the group Ethos of the group

The group aims to improve musculoskeletal health in patients, the frail elderly and individuals subject to tissue injury. The group has current research strengths in biochemical investigation of metabolic bone disease and calcium disorders, epidemiology of connective tissue disease, fracture treatment and outcome, muscle metabolism in aging, molecular investigation of cellular processes in bone disorders and autophagy, tendon and cartilage biology.

key areas of research key areas of research

Key areas of research include:

  • Metabolic bone disease
  • Calcium disorders
  • Epidemiology of connective tissue disease
  • Fracture treatment outcome

external collaborators external collaborators

NHS Partners

Professor Simon Donnell

Professor Garry John

Mr. Ian McNamara

Dr Francesca Swords

Dr Jeremy Turner