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.
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.
November 18, 2016
Join us in celebrating 10 years of research into Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB), the second most common age-related neurodegenerative dementia. Newcastle University and the Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust host a Biomedical Research Unit in Dementia with Lewy Bodies, and we're immensely proud of the research insight we have provided for everyone affected by this condition.