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Newcastle BRC partners with European Consortium to prevent undernutrition in older age

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Newcastle University experts who are part of the NIHR Newcastle BRC, are set to lead the UK arm of a new European consortium.

The consortium has been funded 1.2 million…

New NHS initiative: get fit in your own front room

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People in Tyneside are set to benefit from a new exercise programme

Over 317,000 households across Gateshead, Newcastle and North Tyneside will have the new HowFit (Home Wellbeing and Fitness)…

Multiverse Lab: new online experience for patient involvement in the North East

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Residents living north of the Tyne are being asked to take part in a new interactive, online experience called Multiverse Lab that will shape the future of health research…

Linking skin ageing research with industry: a trainee’s story

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Our NIHR Newcastle BRC trainees are offered a range of career development opportunities to enhance their prospects beyond their PhD study with us. Roisin Stout, a trainee working…

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

Diagnosis of neurological diseases to benefit from AI

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Cutting edge Artificial Intelligence technology for diagnosing neurological disease such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s from eye scans will be tested and scaled in the NHS.

The Newcastle University-led project working…

New hope for kidney revival for transplant

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New research has demonstrated that kidneys can be revived prior to transplantation by delivering a cell therapy directly to the organ.

A team led by Newcastle University researcher, Dr…

Doctor shares advice on managing low blood pressure and dizziness in older adults

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Former NIHR funded trainee has created an animation on orthostatic hypotension (OH), supporting those living with the condition to better manage their symptoms.

Dr James Frith is a Consultant Geriatrician…

Human Cell Atlas: ArtSci Salon I

The Human Cell Atlas: ArtSci Salon series of conversations and provocations, aim to explore ways to improve the value and trust people place in pioneering scientific research by fostering…

Multiverse Lab invites researchers to take part in creative development

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Unfolding Theatre, the creative partner behind the Multiverse Lab initiative, is opening up sessions to researchers to get involved and inform the science behind the project’s creation.

The sessions will…

Latest from Trust Chief Executive on research and innovation

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As Chief Executive of the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Dame Jackie Daniel sits on the Strategic Leadership Team for the NIHR Newcastle BRC; playing a…

Relationship between skeletal muscle disorders and neurodegeneration

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In this NIHR Newcastle BRC funded study, researchers examine what links can be made between sarcopenia, an age-associated progressive muscle disorder, and neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson’s disease (PD)

Lead…