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Rheumatoid Arthritis Pathogenesis Centre Of Excellence

EDM number 1203 in 2017-19, proposed by Alison Thewliss on 25/04/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Diseases and Research and innovation.

That this House recognises the important research carried out at the Rheumatoid Arthritis Pathogenesis Centre of Excellence at the University of Glasgow, funded by Arthritis Research UK, where scientists are understand how and why rheumatoid arthritis starts, why the disease attacks the joints and why it doesn't stop, with an aim to personalise drug treatment by examining markers in individual patient joint tissue; understands that rheumatoid arthritis affects over 400,000 people in the UK and 37,000 in Scotland, and that together with other forms of musculoskeletal conditions are the single largest cause of workplace absence in the country; and notes that Arthritis Research UK supports over £17 million of research in Scotland into the causes, treatment and cure of rheumatoid arthritis and other musculoskeletal condition and believes that arthritis research should be a priority to improve patients' quality of life and reduce the impact on the UK economy.

This motion has been signed by a total of 21 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Alison Thewliss25/04/2018Glasgow CentralScottish National PartyProposed
Joanna Cherry25/04/2018Edinburgh South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Stephens25/04/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Patrick Grady25/04/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySeconded
Lisa Cameron25/04/2018East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartySeconded
Carol Monaghan25/04/2018Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySeconded
Patricia Gibson25/04/2018North Ayrshire and ArranScottish National PartySigned
Peter Grant25/04/2018GlenrothesScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown25/04/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Gavin Newlands25/04/2018Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil25/04/2018Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Brendan O'Hara25/04/2018Argyll and ButeScottish National PartySigned
Kirsty Blackman25/04/2018Aberdeen NorthScottish National PartySigned
Deidre Brock25/04/2018Edinburgh North and LeithScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry25/04/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Fiona Bruce26/04/2018CongletonConservativeSigned
Stewart McDonald26/04/2018Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
Jim Shannon26/04/2018StrangfordDUPSigned
Hannah Bardell10/05/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Marion Fellows10/05/2018Motherwell and WishawScottish National PartySigned
Philippa Whitford14/06/2018Central AyrshireScottish National PartySigned

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