More than £16m funding awarded for ground-breaking North East medical research after the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) was renewed for a further five years.Read more
Learn more about the Biomedical Research Centre Director, Professor Avan SayerRead more
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
We collaborate with industry to develop innovative approaches to diagnosis and treatment in ageing and chronic diseaseRead more
Improving the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the older person
Delivering world-leading scientific and clinical research in ageing and chronic disease
Patient and public involvement at NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre
The public are a fundamental part of our research
We support quality research and training in ageing and chronic disease
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Newcastle has a significant and growing NIHR infrastructure
We work closely together to maximise opportunities and minimise duplication.
December 5, 2016
Newcastle experts have developed a new test to identify patients with a rare liver disease who will not respond to standard treatment, allowing earlier intervention with alternatives.
December 2, 2016
An event was held in Newcastle to celebrate 10 years of research into Dementia with Lewy Bodies with the Lewy Body Society
November 30, 2016
Researchers, specialist dementia and incontinence nurses, patient and care organisations and business met to share insights on incontinence: looking at key challenges for carers and people living with dementia.
November 28, 2016
The Director of the Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre addressed delegates at the British Geriatrics Society (BGS) Autumn Meeting.
November 7, 2016
An ageing event designed for the public, started the series of events hosted by Newcastle Academic Health Partners as part of November's Patient Month
December 13, 2016
The NIHR Training School is hosting a Career Development event for Doctors, Biomedical Scientists and Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals thinking about a career in research.
October 12, 2016
The Campus for Ageing and Vitality's Biomedical Research building, home to the NIHR BRC, will transform its corridors into exhibition space for a celebration of artwork by older people living in care.
Throughout November 2016, the Newcastle Academic Health Partners will host a series of events aimed at the patients and public. All event dates are being finalised, but more information on all will be available later in the Summer.