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The role of the microbiome in musculoskeletal disease: a focus on tendinopathy

Abstract:

Although pathogenesis of musculoskeletal diseases is incompletely understood, the role of inflammation is now accepted to be important. The microbiome - all non-human microbiota residing in humans – is increasingly of interest as a potential trigger of musculoskeletal disease. Using surrogates for an altered microbiome state (dysbiosis), this thesis employed three scientific approaches to determine whether the microbiome has a role in tendinopathy.

Firstly, epidemiological (case-co...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
Role:
Author

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Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-3950-6346
Role:
Supervisor
Role:
Supervisor
ORCID:
0000-0002-7052-3793
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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