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Our purpose is to build on, and harness experimental medicine expertise in individual long-term conditions, to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of ageing syndromes such as sarcopenia, frailty and multimorbidity.

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  • Therapeutic Tolerance – First-in-Human Data event

    Tuesday 25 July 2017 On 23rd June 2017, Newcastle University welcomed some of the top names in immunology immune modulation from around the world, to attend the Newcastle International Therapeutic Tolerance workshop this June. This meeting was the fourth in the series, entitled – ‘First-in-Human-Data’.
  • £2 million NIHR award for Newcastle University to focus on dementia care and prevention on a global scale.

    Monday 17 July 2017 The Department of Health have announced a £2 million award for Newcastle University as part of Global Health Research fund from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The fund will support research to improve the health of patients and public in low and middle-income countries.
  • Welcoming new biomedical scientist PhD students to Newcastle

    Wednesday 12 July 2017 We are delighted to announce the appointment of 12 biomedical science trainees who will be taking up their posts in September 2017, with a PhD studentship funded by the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre.
  • NUAGE: Involving older people in teaching for undergraduates

    Tuesday 11 July 2017 Former NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre Trainee, Dr Ellen Tullo, was involved in setting up a dedicated ageing module for undergraduate students at Newcastle University. Here she gives an overview of the programme and why she felt it was important to embed ageing into all subject areas.
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