• Newcastle awarded world’s first mitochondrial license

    The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HEFA) has granted a treatment licence to the Newcastle Fertility Centre. This allows a variation to the current clinical licence so that pro-nuclear transfer can be offered to reduce the risk of mothers transferring mitochondrial disease

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  • Biomedical Research Centre Director

    Learn more about the Biomedical Research Centre Director, Professor Avan Sayer

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  • Training the next generation

    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 funded

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  • Patient and Public Involvement

    Involving the public and patients in our research is the cornerstone of our work.

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  • Connecting with industry

    We collaborate with industry to develop innovative approaches to diagnosis and treatment in ageing and chronic disease

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Latest News

  • Alzheimer’s researcher picked to present at STEM for BRITAIN event

    March 20, 2017

    Gemma Roberts, Alzheimer’s Society Clinical Fellow was selected to present at the STEM for Britain poster event at Westminster this month.

  • Newcastle awarded world’s first mitochondrial license

    March 17, 2017

    The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HEFA) has granted a treatment licence to the Newcastle Fertility Centre. This allows a variation to the current clinical licence so that pro-nuclear transfer can be offered to reduce the risk of mothers transferring mitochondrial disease.

  • Industry meets research at recent node event

    March 7, 2017

    The Newcastle Molecular Pathology Node recently hosted the event ‘Molecular Diagnostics at Newcastle University’ as part of NAHP Industry Month.

  • The latest in ageing and long term conditions

    March 3, 2017

    We’re approaching a busy time for events in ageing and long-term conditions, so here at the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre, we thought we’d provide you with a run-down of everything happening.

  • Dementia Research Leaders Award

    February 28, 2017

    Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Research Leaders awards recognise and celebrate the work of early and mid-career dementia researchers.

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BRC Events

  • Training Matters – Preparing for your Grant Application

    March 29, 2017

    This session will be looking at effective patient & public involvement & engagement (PPI/E) as a pathway to impact and what you should be thinking about when writing your PPI/E grant application.

  • Whole system musculoskeletal Northern region event

    March 24, 2017

    The NHS England Long Term Conditions (LTCs) Unit with the National Clinical Director, Peter Kay, are working in partnership with the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance (ARMA) to deliver a national work programme supporting a strong, cohesive, approach to MSK improvement including networks of care to drive forward local improvements.

  • Therapeutic Tolerances – First in Human Data

    June 27, 2017

    In June 2017 we will be hosting our fourth international workshop on Clinical Therapeutic Tolerance.

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