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The MIKrO Study: osteoarthritis and the gut

Researchers at the Royal North Shore Hospital are investigating the link between osteoarthritis and bacteria in the gut.

What's involved?

Taking part in this study will involve the collection of biological samples (urine, stool and blood) and travel to St Leonards in Sydney.


You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

  • we are currently recruiting couples who are aged 50 years and older, where one person has knee osteoarthritis and the other does not have any osteoarthritis.

How to participate

If you are interested in assisting with this important and exciting area of research, please contact the study facilitator:

Please register your interest online to receive a call back or call 02 9463 1896.