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MIlkMAN Project event: virtual research engagement with the public

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Experts funded by the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) engaged audiences across the country with the first Faculty of Medical Science virtual Research Coffee…

Leading scientist elected to prestigious Academy

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The Academy of Medical Sciences has elected prominent Newcastle Professor, Muzlifah Haniffa to their Fellowship.

Fellows to the Academy are chosen for their exceptional contributions to advancing biomedical science via…

New centre is key to addressing health and social inequalities

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A visionary new centre is focused on addressing the health inequalities and medical needs of people in the North East and North Cumbria.

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

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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…

Bringing creative activities to those living with dementia, as well as the staff and carers supporting them

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Supporting clinicians to develop research skills that deliver better patient care

Charlotte Allan is a clinician who was supported by Newcastle BRC funding to be able to incorporate research into…

Research and industry collaborate to learn more about fatigue

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In a NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre funded project Professor Wan-Fai Ng and colleagues have collaborated with industry partners GSK to use wearable devices to explore the potential benefits…

Stratified medicine in Primary Biliary Cholangitis

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Liver disease research in Newcastle has identified areas of unmet need in PBC; in particular, sub-optimal response to established therapies.

Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) is a chronic liver disease affecting…

Towards a better diagnosis: Dementia with Lewy Bodies and Parkinson’s disease dementia

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Researchers at NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre were responsible for the differential diagnosis of Alzheimer’s.

Newcastle is recognised for excellence and critical mass in dementia research, particularly in dementia with…

Prevention of mitochondrial disease: Mitochondrial donation

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Researchers in Newcastle were the first to show that they could prevent the transmission of mitochondrial DNA through IVF based techniques.

Researchers in Newcastle were the first to show that…

Predicting drug-free remission in rheumatoid arthritis

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Identifying predictors to reduce drug prescription in rheumatoid arthritis – a case study by Dr Ken Baker

The Biomarkers of Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis (BioRRA) Study formed the basis of…