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Multiple long-term conditions

New multimillion investment to help turn new discoveries into treatments for patients

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The Department of Health & Social Care has today awarded Newcastle £23.1m funding for its world-leading research in ageing and multiple long-term conditions.

The funding from the National Institute for…

Funding opportunity on multiple long-term conditions research

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Newcastle University invites applications to a doctoral training programme on multiple long-term conditions and social inequalities funded by The Dunhill Medical Trust

The Dunhill Medical Trust has funded…

The BRC awards three novel cross theme projects

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The BRC awards three novel cross theme projects to catalyse collaboration and support the development of its leadership pipeline.

The BRC…

Inaugural MLTC Symposium attracts big name speakers, sparks conversation & champions collaboration

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The ADMISSION Collaborative and AGE Research Group were delighted to host the inaugural UK Multiple Long-Term Conditions (MLTC) Symposium welcoming over 130 delegates, including academics and patient and public…

Understanding the lived experience of women with Multiple Long-term Conditions in the North-East of England – a meeting of health, gender and geography

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In this blog, Afsara Khan, a PhD student co-funded by the BRC, describes the experiences that encouraged her to pursue a career in women’s health and multiple long-term conditions…

Q&A with Professor Rachel Cooper

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We are delighted to welcome Professor Rachel Cooper to the BRC as Professor of Translational Epidemiology.

Since completing my formal training in epidemiology – an MSc in Epidemiology…

Health informatics Q&A, with Dr Mo Osman

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We are delighted to welcome Dr Mo Osman to the team as BRC Informatics Fellow. His role is brand new and reflects the…

People with Long-COVID after hospitalisation face limited recovery after one year

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People who were hospitalised with COVID-19 and continued to experience symptoms at five months show limited further recovery one year after hospital discharge.

These findings are from recent results of…

Newcastle BRC Director to present at NIHR conference

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Professor Avan Sayer will deliver keynote address at the NIHR Academy Members’ Conference this year.

The conference will take place online on 23 and 24 November 2021. The title for…

Five steps for action from the International Sarcopenia Translational Research Conference 2021

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Following a successful event, jointly hosted by the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (Newcastle BRC) and Newcastle University’s AGE Research Group, we look at the key messages for interdisciplinary…

Frailty in Chronic Limb Threatening Ischaemia (FraiLTI)

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Principal Investigator: Mr Sandip Nandhra

Full title: A prospective multicentre observational study to determine the incidence of frailty, sarcopenia and multimorbidity in chronic limb threatening ischaemia and the associated impact…

Using EEG to understand and identify delirium in inpatients with Parkinson’s disease

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Principal Investigator: Dr Rachael Lawson

Research has shown that people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are at increased risk of delirium. Delirium is an acute neuropsychiatric syndrome associated with altered levels…