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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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  • Growing research in geriatric medicine

    Friday 17 May 2019 More needs to be done to grow academic geriatric medicine if we are to provide the best care for the growing older population, according to a newly published article from leading UK academic geriatricians.
  • 10,000 steps per day can help keep bones strong

    Monday 29 April 2019 Muscle strengthening exercises are important for building bone strength and preventing osteoporosis, but new research, shows that even just 10,000 steps a day can help to keep bones strong.
  • 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.
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  • Lewy Body UK

    Event date: Friday 7 June 2019 Join us in Newcastle Upon Tyne for the inaugural meeting of Lewy Body UK on Friday 7 June 2019. This event aims to bring together clinicians and researchers working on Lewy body diseases.
  • Redox Signalling in physiology, ageing and disease

    Event date: Monday 1 July 2019 A Joint Biochemical Society and British Society for Research on Ageing (BSRA) Scientific Meeting
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