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
View our videos on current research by NIHR funded students
Newcastle has a significant and growing NIHR infrastructure
We work closely together to maximise opportunities and minimise duplication.
July 18, 2016
Every day almost 10,000 people aged over 65 will fall down in the UK alone. The personal cost is staggering. To empower those at risk of falling, ‘Ageing Well: Falls’, a course designed by NIHR clinical academics, will run again.
July 15, 2016
Newcastle University was one of four sites, highlighted as part of a bid put together by the North Health Science Alliance (NHSA), which demonstrated an innovative and comprehensive approach to healthy ageing, with positive impacts on patients’ health
July 11, 2016
Newcastle researchers have developed a genetic test providing a rapid diagnosis of mitochondrial disorders to identify the first patients with inherited mutations in a new disease gene.
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 10, 2016
Professor David Jones, NIHR Dean of Faculty Trainees and Professor of Liver Immunology was amongst some of Europe’s leading healthcare professionals at a European Commission’s Personalised Medicine Conference in Brussels.
July 30, 2016
The Newcastle University Bio-Imaging unit is running a week long public engagement event at the International Centre for Life, from Saturday 30th July – Friday 5th August.
August 1, 2016
The Newcastle University Faculty of Medical Sciences Engagement team are currently developing an on-line PPI Peer-to-Peer Forum that will provide a (virtual) space for public and patient research participants. On 1st August they will be hosting a workshop event that invites current and potential users to come together and discuss content ideas for the forthcoming forum. You will also learn more about ways to get involved.
September 14, 2016
Want to know more about dementia? Alzheimer's Research UK are offering free public events with short talks on Alzheimer’s and other dementias, current treatments and latest research.