Musculoskeletal Diseases

Members of this research group contribute to the cross-faculty research theme on Ageing.

This research group performs basic and clinical research on a range of musculoskeletal diseases including osteoarthritis, alkaptonuria and ankylosing spondylitis.


Researchers working in this area, together with a short description of their research interests, are listed below.

  • Professor John Goodacre Acoustic emission as an assessment tool and biomarker for knee osteoarthritis; life course studies in ankylosing spondylitis; also Director of the Lancaster Health Hub and performs several other leadership roles
  • Dr Adam Taylor Pathogenesis of the rare bone disease alkaptonuria


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Furness College
Lancaster University
United Kingdom

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