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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…

Understanding the links between ageing and immune responses: a trainee’s story

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Wezi Sendama is one of our clinical trainees, whose work focusses on the effect of ageing on…

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

Changing healthcare through patient-led research: a trainee’s story

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A recent study conducted by Newcastle BRC’s Liver Disease theme PhD student, Jadine Scragg, and supervised by NIHR Clinical…

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…

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)…

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…

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…

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…

New NHS service enables people to sign up to be contacted for COVID-19 vaccine studies

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A new NHS service has been launched today (20 July), helping people across the UK sign up for information on the new COVID-19 vaccine trials.

The new NHS Covid-19…

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…

New national study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 launched

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A major UK research study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 on hospitalised patients has been launched today.

The PHOSP-COVID study has been awarded £8.4million jointly by UK Research…