Our research continues to receive exceptional and long-term research support from:
Raynaud’s and Scleroderma Association
Joint programme grant held with Professor Athol Wells, Royal Brompton Hospital understanding the development and treatment of pulmonary fibrosis
Arthritis Research UK
Grants supporting studies into the role of the epidermis in scleroderma and the influence of growth factors that drive the excessive scarring process.
Medical Research Council
To study the links between blood vessel damage and fibrosis, and to develop and study new and novel models systems for vessel disease and fibrosis in Scleroderma. To further study the interactions between different cell types in the skin. To study a novel protein that appears to be involved in blood vessel disease.
A project grant from the to study the role of contractile proteins in Scleroderma.