Nigel Arden, MD, MSc

University of Oxford

Nigel Arden is a Professor of Rheumatic Diseases and an International Leader in epidemiology, predictive modelling and trial design. He has clinical and research expertise in osteoarthritis, arthroplasty and osteoporosis and has published numerous manuscripts based on the use of cohort and large routinely collected databases in musculoskeletal diseases and their treatment. His research interests focus on the epidemiology of musculoskeletal diseases, with a focus on Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis; which has several major strands: (a) The risk factors of Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis and lower limb Arthroplasty; (b) Clinical trials in the management of common musculoskeletal conditions; (c) personalised medicine in the treatment of musculoskeletal disease and (d) The role of sport and physical activity in health, especially musculoskeletal health.