OASIR

Orthopaedic and Sport Injury Research

Funding Grants

We have received funding grants for many of our research projects from the following companies:

o Biomet

Biomet are a global leader in the orthopaedic market in developing new technology. They are specialists in designing and manufacturing implants that are used to replace hips, knees, shoulders and elbows, biomaterials, bone cements and acessories and orthopaedic surgical instruments. Biomet also provide a wide range of education and training programmes for surgeons and theatre nurses.

o DePuy

The DePuy Companies are global leaders in providing healthcare solutions in joint reconstruction and trauma (DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc), spinal care (DePuy Spine, Inc), sports medicine (DePuy Mitek, Inc) and neuroscience therapies (Codman and Shurtleff, Inc).

The DePuy companies believe that movement is very important and the foundation of a fulfilling life. The DePuy compaines provide patients around the world with a lifetime of movement solutions.

o Karl Storz

Karl Storz is an international company in the production and sale of medical instruments and devices. It is not a giant on an international scale, but leaders in creativity, versatility and competence.

o Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital provides a range of services for elective (planned) and emergency care including in-patient, out-patient, day case and day care.

They also provide sub-regional Breast Screening Services – covering Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and parts of Durham, and they are the North Eastern hub for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme. This covers an area East of the Pennines stretching from the Scottish border to Humber, a population of around 7 million people.

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