University of Manchester

General information

The University of Manchester (UoM) is one of the largest single-site universities in the UK, with 40,000 students from almost every country in the world. With world-leading research and social responsibility at its heart, Manchester is a place to innovate, to lead and to make a difference.

Research focus /
Clinical expertise/
Key personnel

Prof. Ian Bruce and his research group at are part of an integrated multidisciplinary team with world-leading expertise in clinical epidemiology, digital epidemiology and neurocognitive function.


UoM will provide clinical insight and knowledge to contribute to the management and recruitment of patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

– Manage recruitment for the longitudinal study
– Ensure recruitment targets are reached on time and within budget
– Provide data and interpretation of digital fatigue endpoints from the QUASAR study

Feasibility study recruitment

Clinical validation study recruitment

Target recruitment:

• Rheumatoid Arthritis – 40
• Systemic lupus erythematosus – 30
• Primary Sjögren’s syndrome – 20
• Healthy controls – 10

Contact details

If you’re interested in participating in the IDEA-FAST Clinical Observational Study, feel free to contact us for further information thorugh the IDEA-FAST website.