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
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We work closely together to maximise opportunities and minimise duplication.
October 12, 2016
The NIHR Biomedical Research Building plays host to artwork created by residents of care homes across the North East, as part of the Making a Mark exhibition.
October 7, 2016
A series events hosted by Newcastle Academic Health Partners, aimed at patients and the public.
September 15, 2016
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.
September 7, 2016
Experts at the Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre are involved in a new multimillion pound, global study which will see the most thorough tests to detect Alzheimer’s disease performed on volunteers.
September 2, 2016
Prominent NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre clinical academics attend leading international symposia to deliver research insights into liver disease.
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.
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.
November 1, 2016
PUBLIC EVENT. The Newcastle University Institute for Ageing, located in the Biomedical Research Building, will welcome members of the public, academics and practitioners in celebrating decades of ageing research in Newcastle. Click the title for full details.