• Promising new blood test is first of its kind to detect liver scarring

    Newcastle scientists and medics have developed a new type of genetic blood test that diagnoses scarring in the liver – even before someone may feel ill.

  • App-ropriate care: liver patients take control with new app

    The Minister for Life sciences has been meeting liver patients who, with a standard blood test and a new app, are avoiding having to undergo an invasive liver biopsy.

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    Using our world-class research facilities, supported by the NIHR, we address the complex needs of the older person through our advanced understanding of the processes involved in ageing and chronic disease

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    Specialising in clinical research in Dementia caused by Lewy body disease

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BRC Events

  • Training Matters – Patient and Public Training and Engagement

    June 8, 2016

    Would you like to know more about how research impact and engagement link together? This bite size session aims to explore the links between these two areas and highlight how they can complement each other.
    It is an event aimed at postgraduate researchers and all staff.

  • It’s OK to Ask – Patient and Public Celebration

    May 16, 2016

    An event to celebrate patient and public involvement in research.
    Find out more about tissue donation and biobanks; network with other patient groups and learn how to review patient information and lay summaries
    5pm - 8pm

  • It’s OK to Ask – Clinical Trials Open Day

    May 20, 2016

    To celebrate NIHR at 10, we are inviting the public and patients to join us at the Clinical Ageing Research Unit for a Clinical Trials Open Day to celebrate success.

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