• Over £16m funding awarded to Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre

    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.

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  • Biomedical Research Centre Director

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

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  • Knighthood for mitochondrial disease expert

    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.

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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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BRC Events

  • NIHR Career Development workshop

    December 13, 2016

    The NIHR Training School is hosting a Career Development event for Doctors, Biomedical Scientists and Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals thinking about a career in research.

  • Making a Mark: Art Exhibition

    October 12, 2016

    The Campus for Ageing and Vitality's Biomedical Research building, home to the NIHR BRC, will transform its corridors into exhibition space for a celebration of artwork by older people living in care.

  • Patient Month – November 2016

    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.

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