Dr Celia Gregson
Working with RICE in an Honorary position, Celia Gregson is an Honorary Consultant Orthogeriatrician at the Royal United Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Consultant Senior Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Medicine at the Musculoskeletal Research Unit (MRU), University of Bristol. She qualified in Medicine from the University of Nottingham.
Her research interests include the epidemiology and genetics of osteoporosis and fractures, high bone mass disorders, the role bone plays in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis, the impact of social deprivation on fracture incidence and outcomes, the impact of neurological diseases and HIV infection on musculoskeletal health, and the cross-talk between muscle, fat and bone. With Global Challenges funding, Celia recently launched the Sub-Saharan African MuSculOskeletal Network SAMSON. (https://thesamson.org/).
Current research projects include:
- High Bone Mass https://www.bristol.ac.uk/translational-health-sciences/research/musculoskeletal/rheumatology/research/highbone.html
- REDUCE https://www.bristol.ac.uk/translational-health-sciences/research/musculoskeletal/rheumatology/research/hip-fractures/
- Deprivation and Hip Fracture https://www.bristol.ac.uk/translational-health-sciences/research/musculoskeletal/rheumatology/research/hip-fractures/hip-fracture/
- Global MSK health – 5 studies, listed here: https://www.bristol.ac.uk/translational-health-sciences/research/musculoskeletal/rheumatology/research/global-musculoskeletal-health/