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.Read more
Learn more about the Biomedical Research Centre Director, Professor Avan SayerRead more
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.Read 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.
January 10, 2017
Professor Chris Day, Newcastle University’s Vice-Chancellor and President, has agreed to join the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
January 5, 2017
To encourage and support impact and engagement with research, Newcastle University offers monthly advice and guidance sessions for researchers.
January 4, 2017
Professor David Burn has been appointed as the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Medical Sciences from 1st February 2017.
December 20, 2016
Experts in ageing research at Newcastle University have advised on key areas of the future of ageing as part of a report on longevity and health, produced by The Academy of Medical Sciences.
December 19, 2016
In September 2016, Professor Muzlifah Haniffa from the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre hosted an exhibition entitled Inside Skin: Conversations between Art and Science. A fantastic film showing highlights of the exhibition can be seen here.
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.
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.
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.