TORU research

The Trauma and Orthopaedic Resarch Unit is engaged in a number of research areas.

TORU Research Areas

Bone Formation and Loss

  • miRNA and mRNA Seq Profiles in Human Osteolytic Bone
  • Magnesium (Mg)-based Biomaterial Development
  • Molecular pharmacological research for osteoporosis, wound and fracture healing

Wrist Fracture

Trauma

  • Fracture Database
  • Whiplash anatomy and clinical outcomes study
  • Patient satisfaction, function and complications following fracture fixations Comparative outcomes following upper and lower limb fracture fixation.
  • Pelvic discontinuity

Knee

  • Joint kinematics following arthroplasty and soft tissue injury/repair
  • Smart Bearing Development
  • Outcomes following Arthroplasty

THR x-ray

Hip

  • Dislocation
  • Outcomes following Arthroplasty
  • Femoral Acetabular Impingement
  • Examination of the blood supply to the lateral hip tendons

Inflammatory Joint Disease and Therapeutic Agents