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Research & Grants

/live/individual/women4.jpgIn this area of the BSSA website you will find information on research and grants for Sjögren's Syndrome.

Current research opportunities are listed below. For other information, please click on the pdf links to view or download.

The BSSA is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC). All AMRC members support the AMRC position statement on the use of animals in research.



Opportunities for involvement in research and clinical trials, will be posted on this section of the website. 


RESEARCH PROJECT - Northumbria University

Do you want to take part in research to help understand the impact Sjögren’s Syndrome has on sexual functioning and intimate relationships?

There has been very little research conducted that explores the impact Sjögen’s Syndrome has on an individual’s sexual functioning and intimate relationships with their partners. When we look at research conducted with patients with other autoimmune rheumatic diseases, for example, rheumatoid arthritis or systemic lupus erythematosus, we find evidence to suggest that sexual functioning may be impaired in some individuals that are diagnosed with an autoimmune rheumatic disease. As Sjögren’s Syndrome is the second most common autoimmune rheumatic disease, it is imperative that we conduct research in this area to determine if this is an issue that individuals with Sjögren’s Syndrome face.

Please click here to find out how to take part.

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Sjögren's Syndrome and Sexual QOL - Study Information Sheet - Download

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Research Grant 2019 - Download

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Research Policy Revised 2019 - Download

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Grant Application Form 2019 - Download

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APS Support UK Research Grants - Download

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Grant History - Download

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Research Strategy Revised 2019 - Download

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Role of Lymphoid Chemokines in the Pathogenesis of Sialoadenitis and MALT Lymphomas in Sjögren's Syndrome - 2005 - Download

Sjogrens Registrypdf document

The UK's Primary Sjögren's Syndrome Registry - 2009 - Download

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Inflammation, nitric oxide and Sjögren's Syndrome - 2006 - Download

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TRACTISS: A trial of anti-B-cell therapy with Primary Sjögren's Syndrome - 2009 - Download

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