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Experts in Newcastle collaborate on COVID-19 research, examining the immune system in detail

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In a recent pre-print paper, experts in Newcastle share research findings on a detailed examination of the immune system during COVID-19.

In collaboration with Cambridge University, Wellcome Sanger Institute, European…

How can we live longer in better health?

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Newcastle experts contribute to House of Lords report on healthy ageing and make recommendations for improvements.

Today (Friday 15th January 2021), the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee

Research into COVID-19 Vaccines: What Information would people like?

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We want to hear from people across the North East and North Cumbria who are currently undecided on taking part in NHS COVID-19 vaccine research.

We would like your help…

Understanding neurological impacts of COVID-19

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Deputy Lead for for the Newcastle BRC’s Dementia theme, Professor John-Paul Taylor, joins Newcastle colleagues to become part of a nationwide consortium to understand more about the neurological impact…

North East research staff praised for efforts in Falcon-MoonShot Study

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Falcon C-19 (Facilitating Accelerated Clinical evaluation Of Novel diagnostic tests for COVID-19) is an Urgent Public Health study (UPH), led by Kimberley Webster. It has been recruiting very successfully…

Newcastle BRC to match-fund COVID-19 research projects

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To support COVID-19 research across Newcastle University, the NIHR Newcastle BRC will be match funding applications to the University’s NU COVID-19 Research Fund.

The Newcastle University COVID-19 Research Fund will…

Series of films on fatigue, available to the public

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Experts across healthcare and academia in Newcastle have produced a number of short patient education films aimed at supporting people with symptoms of fatigue as they recover from COVID-19.

The…

BRC theme lead takes part in Human Cell Atlas COVID symposium

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Professor Muzlifah Haniffa, lead for the Skin and Oral Disease theme with the NIHR Newcastle BRC, is part of a global, virtual symposium on the Human Cell Atlas and…

Challenge accepted! Patient and Public Involvement during COVID-19

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As we restart non-COVID-19 research, Patient and Public Involvement Leads (PPI) from the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (Kasia Kurowska) and NIHR Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre

COVID vaccine research at Newcastle Hospitals

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In a recent RCN Magazine feature, Matron Aileen Burn has described how nursing colleagues at Newcastle Hospitals have not only been caring for patients during COVID-19, but how their…

BioResource Centre Newcastle celebrates 1 year of e-consent for Newcastle Hospitals

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In August 2019 the NIHR BioResource Centre Newcastle became the first project sponsored by Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals (NuTH) to begin using electronic consent (e-Consent) to sign up volunteers.

e-Consent…

The challenges of COVID‐19 for people with dementia with Lewy bodies and family caregivers

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Colleagues supported by the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre have written a paper on the challenges of COVID-19 on those living with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)

DLB is a…