• 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

  • Three Rivers Parkinson’s Disease Meeting

    February 2, 2017

    This event will take place on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd February.

    The Three Rivers Conference aims to unite all those in the region that work on Parkinson's disease.

  • Bones: Skeleton Secrets of the Animal World

    February 4, 2017

    The Great North Museum will be hosting a family friendly exhibition to uncover skeleton secrets from the animal world. Staff from Newcastle University's Musculoskeletal Research Group will provide materials for the event to help participants engage with scientific materials related to the vital study of arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions.

  • MiLAN Collective Film Festival

    February 13, 2017

    Medicine in Literature and the Arts in Newcastle is hosting their annual film festival between Monday 13th and Friday 17th February, with a showing of Still Alice on Monday 13th. See link for more details and other films showing throughout the week.

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