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.Read about our BRC
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 diseaseRead more
Learn more about the Biomedical Research Centre Director, Professor Avan SayerRead 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.
April 10, 2017
Researchers from Newcastle University will present the latest research in dementia, as part of a Public Event.
April 10, 2017
We currently have 14 PhD studentships available as part of our NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre.
April 5, 2017
Professor Louise Robinson, Director of the Newcastle University Institute for Ageing and NIHR Professor, has been appointed Senior Investigator to the NIHR College.
March 31, 2017
Newcastle's Liver team has won the Quality Improvement Award at the recent Royal College of Physicians Excellence in Patient Care Awards.
March 20, 2017
Gemma Roberts, Alzheimer’s Society Clinical Fellow was selected to present at the STEM for Britain poster event at Westminster this month.
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.
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.
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.