The Paget’s Association s pleased to offer Student Research Bursaries of £6000 to encourage promising UK science or medical students, Allied Health Professionals, and nurses, to pursue Masters and PhD-level research into any aspect of Paget’s Disease of Bone.
A new clinical Guideline, for the diagnosis and management of Paget’s Disease of Bone in adults, was commissioned by the Paget's Association. The full Guideline has now been published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.
The Paget’s Association is pleased to offer Summer Vacation Research Scholarships, to undergraduate science and medical students, including nursing and allied health professional students, to experience any aspect of research into Paget’s Disease of Bone.
Important Changes to Stamp Recycling - Please note that with immediate effect, we will no longer be collecting and recycling your used, loose stamps to raise funds for the Paget’s Association. We are, however, still able to recycle albums/collections of stamps.
Trustee Peter Jones explains the background to the new General Data Protection Regulation, which comes into effect from May 2018. As the Paget’s Association’s Data Protection Officer, Peter explains how this new regulation will affect the Association.
The results of the Long-Term Randomized Trial of Intensive Versus Symptomatic Management in Paget's Disease of Bone: The PRISM-EZ Study research study have been published in the Journal of Bone Mineral Research.
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, together with the University of East Anglia, have been recognised for their expertise in patient care and their state of the art research into Paget’s Disease of Bone
During a Paget's educational event on Thursday 22nd September, the Newcastle Bone Centre of the Freeman Hospital was officially presented with a Paget's Association Centre of Excellence plaque. Professor Roger Francis, Chairman of the Paget’s Association presented Consultant Physician, Dr Terry Aspray, and Dr Harish Datta, from Newcastle University with the award.
Linda Fenlon from Sale, Manchester, has good reason to be thankful that last month the new museum at Norton Priory opened its doors to the public. Linda suffers from Paget’s Disease of Bone and evidence of the condition has been discovered in an unusually high number of the medieval skeletons found at the Priory. They date back to the 13th century and are now on display as never before.
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts Metabolic Bone Centre has been awarded ‘Centre of Excellence’ as an exemplar facility for patients with Paget’s disease. The prestigious award recognises hospital and university departments which demonstrate excellence in both the treatment of Paget’s disease and research into the condition.
Dr Rob Layfield, Dr Peter Prinsloo and Prof Mark Searle were presented with a Paget's Association Centre of Excellence Award by Professor Roger Francis, Chair of the Paget's Association, on 27th January.
British born Recardo Patrick first rose to fame as lead singer with the band Sweet Sensation who had a worldwide hit in 1979, with “Sad Sweet Dreamer”. Recardo was 48 when he was diagnosed with Paget's disease. Read more - follow the link above.
The Paget’s Association is now recycling postage stamps. Will you save your stamps for us? Please also ask friends and family, schools, local companies etc., to save their stamps for Paget’s.
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