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The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) works to transform lives through world-leading research in ageing and multiple long-term conditions (MLTC).

Our experimental medicine and translational research turns innovative ideas and discoveries into practical benefits for patients, as well as contributing to the local and national economy.​

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Event: Rising to the challenge of defining Multiple Long-Term Conditions

Booking is now open for a free, virtual event that brings together some of the UK’s leading researchers on multiple long-term conditions (MLTC). The UK MLTC Symposium 2023: Rising to the challenge of defining Multiple Long-Term Conditions takes place on Thursday 9th March 2023 from 14:00 -17:00. It offers an excellent opportunity to hear from […]

Researchers identify how HIV and hepatitis drug harms the kidneys

Researchers have identified how a drug commonly used to treat HIV and hepatitis causes kidney disease and kidney injury. Researchers from Newcastle contributed to a paper, which has identified how a drug commonly used to treat HIV and hepatitis causes kidney disease and kidney injury – which could potentially help in the development of better […]

Double delight as researchers appointed to new UK Young Academy

Two talented academics are among the first members of the new UK Young Academy – a network of early career researchers tackling local and global issues to help promote meaningful change. As part of the first cohort of 67 members, announced by UK and Ireland National Academies, Dr Christopher Stewart and Dr Amy Vincent will […]

Emma Raine

Spotlight on NIHR BioResource Centre in new podcast

A new podcast episode gives listeners an insight into the fascinating work of the genetic library at the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) BioResource Centre in Newcastle – with an interview with its manager Emma Raine. Emma manages the NIHR BioResource centre, which supports research through a library of patient data from […]

Chris Lamb

Newcastle scientist named as gastroenterology ‘rising star’

A Newcastle researcher has been named as one of the most promising, emerging scientists in Europe for his work in the field of gastroenterology. Chris Lamb has been named as a Rising Star 2023 by United European Gastroenterology (UEG), the leading non-profit organisation for excellence in digestive health in Europe. Chris is a Clinical Senior […]

Newcastle experts contribute to new national guidelines on use of genomics in treatment of IBD

Newcastle experts have contributed to new national guidelines for clinicians on the use of genomics to diagnose and care for patients with monogenic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a group of intestinal disorders caused by variations in a single gene. The new guidelines, unveiled in an article in the Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology, are already having […]