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.
September 15, 2016
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.
September 7, 2016
Experts at the Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre are involved in a new multimillion pound, global study which will see the most thorough tests to detect Alzheimer’s disease performed on volunteers.
September 2, 2016
Prominent NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre clinical academics attend leading international symposia to deliver research insights into liver disease.
August 12, 2016
A new trial, the results of which have recently been published in The Lancet, reveals that combining virtual reality and treadmill training helps prevent falls in older adults better than treadmill training alone.
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.
November 1, 2016
PUBLIC EVENT. The Newcastle University Institute for Ageing, located in the Biomedical Research Building, will welcome members of the public, academics and practitioners in celebrating decades of ageing research in Newcastle. Click the title for full details.
November 18, 2016
Join us in celebrating 10 years of research into Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB), the second most common age-related neurodegenerative dementia. Newcastle University and the Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust host a Biomedical Research Unit in Dementia with Lewy Bodies, and we're immensely proud of the research insight we have provided for everyone affected by this condition.
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.