Driving innovation in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Lewy body dementia.Learn more
Newcastle is collaborating with other BRCs and BRUs to advance dementia research.Learn more
Supporting major advances in the understanding of dementia and neurodegenerative disease.Learn more
LBD presents as a primary dementing disorder which is frequently misdiagnosed because of the variable pattern of clinical symptoms.Learn more
Focussing on the development and validation of biomarkers for early and accurate diagnosis of Lewy body dementias.Learn more
Looking at understanding the role of genetics and epigenetics in the pathogenesis of Lewy body dementia.Learn more
September 16, 2015
View Newcastle University's Faculty of Medical Sciences newsletter, with information on the latest news and events taking place.
June 24, 2015
Read the latest issue of this magazine for faculty staff which has a particular focus on non-medics working within the NIHR.
April 27, 2015
Read the latest e-newsletter from the NIHR Central Commissioning Facility.
February 12, 2015
The Alzheimer’s Society has awarded funding to Newcastle University to establish a new Doctoral Training Centre to study the symptoms of a particularly distressing form of dementia.
July 30, 2016
The Newcastle University Bio-Imaging unit is running a week long public engagement event at the International Centre for Life, from Saturday 30th July – Friday 5th August.
August 1, 2016
The Newcastle University Faculty of Medical Sciences Engagement team are currently developing an on-line PPI Peer-to-Peer Forum that will provide a (virtual) space for public and patient research participants. On 1st August they will be hosting a workshop event that invites current and potential users to come together and discuss content ideas for the forthcoming forum. You will also learn more about ways to get involved.
September 14, 2016
Want to know more about dementia? Alzheimer's Research UK are offering free public events with short talks on Alzheimer’s and other dementias, current treatments and latest research.
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.