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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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  • Prestigious honour for Professor Sir Doug Turnbull

    Wednesday 17 April 2019 Professor Sir Doug Turnbull, Professor of Neurology at Newcastle University and an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at Newcastle Hospitals, has been elected by the Royal Society to join the ranks of the UK’s most eminent scientists as part of the 2019 election of 50 new fellows.
  • €50 million digital monitoring project to prevent disease

    Friday 12 April 2019 A European project, building on earlier research funded by the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), aims to develop a system of small sensors worn on the body so that how well you walk, a vital sign of health and wellbeing, can be monitored and assessed during your daily routine.
  • Newcastle ageing expert receives honours at Buckingham Palace

    Thursday 28 March 2019 Leading academic specialising in ageing research and dementia care, Professor Louise (Ann) Robinson has received her damehood at a ceremony that took place at Buckingham Palace on Thursday 28th March.
  • New diet and activity research collaboration tackles obesity and chronic disease challenge

    Wednesday 20 March 2019 The nation’s world-leading researchers in nutrition and physical activity, including colleagues from the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre, have pledged to work together to tackle challenges associated with obesity and sedentary behaviours.
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