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Professor Matt Costa

Job Title
Professor
Department
WMS - Warwick Clinical Trials Unit
Phone
02476-150925
Biography

I am Professor of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at the Warwick Clinical Trials Unit. My research interest is in clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal interventions. I am Chief Investigator for a series of randomised trials and associated studies supported by grants from the National Institute of Health Research and Musculoskeletal Charities. My clinical practice is at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, which is a Major Trauma Centre and tertiary referral unit for orthopaedic surgery. I specialise in orthopaedic trauma surgery.

Title Funder Award start Award end
ARUK- Re-cost- Achilles Tendinopathy Management: A placebo randomised controlled trial evaluating platelet rich plasma injections. Arthritis Research UK 01 Sep 2015 28 May 2021
Full Randomised Controlled Trial of Arthroscopic Surgery for Hip Impingement versus best Conventional care UK FASHIoN 2 National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Apr 2014 31 Jul 2019
WHITE 3- Thompsons vv Exeter polished taper with Unitrax head RCT protocol via Northumbria NHS Trust. Stryker Biotech 23 Jan 2015 22 Jun 2017
Wound management of Open Lower Limb Fractures (WOLLF) - full proposal National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Mar 2012 28 Feb 2017
NIHR Clinical academic training programme fellowship National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Jan 2013 31 Dec 2016
NIHR HTA Invited FULL via UHCW: FIXDT (Distal Tibia)(31821 outline) National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Jan 2013 30 Sep 2016
NIHR RfPB (Round 19): Warwick Arthroplasty Infection Trial - A feasibility study National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Jun 2013 31 May 2016
Surgical Speciality Lead Royal College of Surgeons of England 21 Mar 2013 09 Jan 2016
RfPB: PAKA Trial National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Apr 2013 31 Dec 2015
ARUK Clinical Research Fellowship: Nick Smith Arthritis Research UK 05 Dec 2012 04 Dec 2015
The WHiTE Study Clincal Trial Co-ordinationWarwick hip trauma evaluation University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust 01 Apr 2014 31 Mar 2015
WHITE 1 via X-Bolt University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust 01 Oct 2012 31 Mar 2015
AMS Starter Grant for clinical Lecturers: Investigating the UK epidemiology of slipped capital femoral epiphysis: A population based descriptive and case-control study Academy of Medical Sciences 01 Feb 2014 31 Jan 2015
Supplementary award to 35599 - Chairmanship of the National Injuries and Emergencies Speciality Group. West Midlands (South) CLRN 01 Jan 2014 31 Mar 2014
CLRN support for 2 x Research Associates: Supplement and 1 year extension West Midlands (South) CLRN 01 Apr 2013 31 Mar 2014
Support for Costa Chairman of National Injuries and Emergencies Speciality Group West Midlands (South) CLRN 01 Apr 2013 31 Dec 2013
Distal Radius Fracture (DRAFFT) The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) 01 Jul 2010 31 Dec 2013
UK FASHIoN UK Feasibility Study of a trial of Arthroscopic Surgery for Hip Impingement compared with Non-operative care National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Mar 2012 31 Aug 2013
An investigation into accelerated rehabilitation strategies following an Achilles tendon rupture (Allied Health Professionals Training Fellowship - Rebecca Kearney) Arthritis Research Campaign 01 Sep 2009 31 Aug 2013
NIHR Programme Development Grant: Improving outcomes for patients with fractures of the proximal femurWHITE National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Jan 2012 31 Mar 2013
West Midlands South (CLRN) Funding for 2 Research Physiotherapists at UHCW National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Mar 2011 28 Feb 2013
Extensor mechanism efficiency following patellofemoral arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty (Michelle Odumenya) British Orthopaedic Assocation 05 Dec 2011 04 Dec 2012
Bupa Foundation: The Warwick Hip Trauma Study BUPA Foundation 01 Apr 2010 30 Sep 2012
WM NMAHP Research Training Support Award (pre-PhD) - Catherine Richmond West Midlands Strategic Health Authority 01 Sep 2010 31 Aug 2012
ATM Project - Achilles Tendinopathy Management Chartered Society of Physiotherapy 01 Feb 2010 31 Jan 2012
Warwick Knee Arthroplasty Trial Action Medical Research 01 Jan 2009 31 Dec 2011
The role of platlet-rich plasma in accelerating the healing of intracapsular fractures of the proximal femur The Furlong Research Charitable Foundation 01 Aug 2009 31 Jul 2011
Extension to Warwick Athroplasy Trial University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust 01 Apr 2007 24 May 2011
Periarticular infiltration following total knee arthroplasty: a randomised trial Astra Tech Limited 01 Apr 2010 31 Dec 2010
The Warwick Arthroplasty Study National Institute for Health Research (DoH) 01 Apr 2007 31 Mar 2010
Management of Distal Tibia Fractures A O Foundation 01 Feb 2008 31 Jan 2010
Histological Analysis of Retrieved Femoral heads From Failed Re-surfacing Athroplasty of the Hip Corin Group Plc 01 Nov 2008 31 Oct 2009
How to Manage Achilles Heel Rupture British Orthopaedic Assocation 01 Dec 2006 31 Mar 2008

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