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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is a partnership between Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Newcastle University. We are the only BRC in the country to focus on the conversion of lab-based research around ageing and long-term conditions into practical and meaningful benefits for patients, the public and the health and care system.

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Newcastle BRC’s Professor John-Paul Taylor awarded grant from The Lewy Body Society

Professor John-Paul Taylor, NIHR Newcastle BRC Dementia Deputy Theme Lead and Dr Michael Firbank, an Associate Researcher at Newcastle University, have been awarded £158,000…

Human Thymus section image (Kenny Roberts, Bayraktar lab, Wellcome Sanger Institute)

Newcastle BRC’s Professor Muzlifah Haniffa part of team to develop first cell atlas of human thymus gland

Professor Muzlifah Haniffa, NIHR Newcastle BRC Skin & Oral Disease Theme Lead, alongside researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, Newcastle University and Ghent University, Belgium, has helped to…

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