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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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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 map…

Two NIHR Newcastle BRC researchers awarded the prestigious title of ‘NIHR Senior Investigators’ in 2020

Professor Lynn Rochester and Professor John Simpson, two senior academic researchers supported by the Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) have been made Senior Investigators by the National Institute for…


British Geriatrics Society – Spring Meeting

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Andeep Sull

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Professor Lynn Rochester

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Professor Andy Fisher

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