The NIHR funds and supports world-class experts in the field of injuries and emergencies. In addition, our experts in the NIHR Clinical Research Network (National Specialty Leads) can advise on delivering your injuries and emergencies study in the NHS.
Professor Matthew Costa is the NIHR Clinical Research Network National Specialty Lead for Injuries and Emergencies.
Professor Costa PhD, FRCS (Tr&Orth) is Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery at the University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Trauma Surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
Professor Costa’s research interest is in clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal trauma interventions. He is Chief Investigator for a series of randomised trials and associated studies supported by grants from the UK NIHR, Musculoskeletal Charities and the Trauma Device Industry.
His work has been cited widely, and informs many guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Professor Costa is Chair of the NIHR Clinical Research Network Injuries and Emergencies Specialty Group.