Simon Jones


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Simon Jones's research interests include the inflammatory and metabolic mechanisms that drive osteoarthritis pathology, the role of skeletal muscle dysfunction and atrophy in chronic disease and understanding the functional role of non-coding RNAs in mediating inflammatory responses. Dr Jones's current research projects include: The functional role of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) in mediating joint inflammation in osteoarthritis (in collaboration with Prof Mark Lindsay, University of Bath) Adiposity and skeletal muscle growth and differentiation: understanding sarcopenic obesity (in collaboration with Dr Kostas Tsintzas, University of Nottingham) Development and characterisation of novel biomimetic scaffolds for cartilage and bone repair (in collaboration with Prof Liam Grover, University of Birmingham) The role of adipose-secreted cytokines in mediating osteoarthritis joint pathology


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Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Nottingham

1 Sep 19961 Dec 1999

Award Date: 1 Dec 1999

Doctor of Education, University of Nottingham

1 Sep 199431 Jul 1995

Award Date: 3 Jul 1995

Bachelor of Science, University of Nottingham

1 Oct 19911 Jul 1994

Award Date: 1 Jul 1994


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