Professor Doug Turnbull who has devoted his career to treatment and research that prevents devastating mitochondrial disease, has been awarded a Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.Read more
We provide training and workshops to our students to foster career development in translational medicine linked to ageing and chronic disease. View some of the research projects we have fundedRead more
Involving the public and patients in our research is the cornerstone of our work.Read more
Our research provides evidence on the clinical validity of diagnostic medical devices for use in the NHSRead more
Improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the older person
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Patient and public involvement at NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre
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June 13, 2016
Doug Turnbull, Professor of Neurology who has devoted his career to ground-breaking IVF treatment and research that prevents devastating mitochondrial disease, has been awarded a Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
June 7, 2016
Newcastle University academic and Chair to the NIHR and DoH Genetics Speciality Group Sir John Burn, comments on a project by US scientists who have created hybrid pig-human embryos.
June 6, 2016
The Queen will today recognise the Newcastle University Institute for Ageing’s world-leading research with the creation of a new Regius Professorship as part of her 90th birthday celebrations.
May 25, 2016
Professor and Consultant Neurologist in Newcastle responds to unsubstantiated claims made by a website which encourages those with Parkinson’s to avoid medical attention in favour of alternative therapies.
May 17, 2016
On 3rd May 2016, Newcastle University held a public engagement event with support from the NIHR Newcastle BRC.