• Our Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre

    The NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre has now begun the next stage of its development, with the commencement of its latest £16m award from the Department of Health.

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  • Newcastle awarded world’s first mitochondrial license

    The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HEFA) has granted a treatment licence to the Newcastle Fertility Centre. This allows a variation to the current clinical licence so that pro-nuclear transfer can be offered to reduce the risk of mothers transferring mitochondrial disease

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  • Biomedical Research Centre Director

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

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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

  • Professor Miranda Grounds guest seminar

    May 2, 2017

    Professor Miranda Grounds presents: 'Age-related loss of skeletal muscle mass and function (sarcopenia): impact of stem cells, metabolism, denervation and exercise', hosted by Director of the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre Professor Avan Sayer.

  • Investigating Arthritis Workshop

    May 12, 2017

    The public are invited to join a dedicated arthritis workshop. The aim of this is to contribute to the design of the Arthritis Research UK website, for people living with Arthritis.

  • Pint of Science Festival

    May 15, 2017

    Pint of Science Festival Returns to Newcastle to bring cutting edge research into local pubs. Tickets go on sale 3rd April 2017.

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