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
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.
February 16, 2017
A course to help you connect and care for someone living with dementia will begin on 27th March 2017.
February 7, 2017
Professor David Burn, newly appointed Pro-Vice Chancellor for the Faculty of Medical Sciences at Newcastle University has been named Chair of the NIHR Dementia Translational Research Collaboration (TRC).
January 10, 2017
Professor Chris Day, Newcastle University’s Vice-Chancellor and President, has agreed to join the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
January 5, 2017
To encourage and support impact and engagement with research, Newcastle University offers monthly advice and guidance sessions for researchers.
January 4, 2017
Professor David Burn has been appointed as the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Medical Sciences from 1st February 2017.
February 28, 2017
An event to outline advancing the use of imaging as outcome measures in neuromuscular diseases, one of the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre's core research themes.
March 9, 2017
Associate Professor Sarah Pendlebury, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford will be visiting to give an update on her work in this area.
February 28, 2017
A PPI Peer to Peer Support Forum to learn more about engagement and public involvement in your research.