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Patient and public involvement at NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre
Patients, their carers and the wider public are a fundamental part of the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre and Unit
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Focussing on the causes, impact and treatment of rare diseases.
May 25, 2016
Professor and Consultant Neurologist in Newcastle responds to unsubstantiated claims made by a website which encourages those with Parkinson’s to avoid medical attention in favour of alternative therapies.
May 6, 2016
An MP has called for increased recognition and awareness of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) in a Westminster Hall debate, citing National Institute for Health Research (Newcastle) BRC expert in the disease, Professor Ian McKeith.
April 28, 2016
Newcastle University’s Faculty of Medical Sciences, amongst other Faculties at the University has been given a coveted Athena SWAN Silver award for work to address the underrepresentation of women in higher education.
April 9, 2016
Newcastle scientists and medics have developed a new type of genetic blood test that diagnoses scarring in the liver – even before someone may feel ill.
March 22, 2016
A new study supported by the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre has shown that people who reverse their diabetes and then keep their weight down remain free of diabetes.
June 8, 2016
Would you like to know more about how research impact and engagement link together? This bite size session aims to explore the links between these two areas and highlight how they can complement each other.
It is an event aimed at postgraduate researchers and all staff.
May 16, 2016
An event to celebrate patient and public involvement in research.
Find out more about tissue donation and biobanks; network with other patient groups and learn how to review patient information and lay summaries
5pm - 8pm
May 20, 2016
To celebrate NIHR at 10, we are inviting the public and patients to join us at the Clinical Ageing Research Unit for a Clinical Trials Open Day to celebrate success.