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Neuromuscular Disease

Development of a novel imaging method “Motor Unit Magnetic Resonance Imaging” (MUMRI) to investigate motor unit activity in ageing.

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Matthew Birkbeck

Developing Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) techniques to study functional muscle activity in ageing.

The Study

Sarcopenia is a condition affecting people over the age of 50 and is a progressive…

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…

Identifying changes in proteome of single cells using imaging mass spectrometry

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Principal Investigator: Professor Doug Turnbull

This project aims to develop a new technique enabling the analysis of expression of multiple proteins in single cells in situ.

The Study

The main aim of…

Matthew Birkbeck (Trainee) – Conference oral presentation

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British Chapter – International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 16/09/19

Oral Presentation – Non-Invasive Imaging of Human Motor Units