Academic Rheumatology Group

Based at Southmead Hospital, the Academic Rheumatology Group is headed by Prof Jon Tobias

We have a number of clinical, epidemiological, genetic and translational research programmes, aimed at improving understanding and management of the two most common age-related musculoskeletal conditions, namely osteoporosis and osteoartritis.  We are affiliated to the MRC Integrated Epidemiology Unit based at Population Health Sciences.

Our funders and sponsors

Our research is supported by the following agencies

Bone density scan results
Bone density scan results


Group Head: Professor Jon Tobias
Level 1, Learning & Research Building
Southmead Hospital
Bristol, BS10 5NB
Telephone: +44 (0)117 414 7840

How to find us

Google map and directions for Southmead Hospital

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