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How do I acknowledge the BRC in my research outputs?

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Acknowledging the support of the BRC is a contractual requirement. Any BRC support, whether…

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…

Transforming the definition and diagnosis of sarcopenia

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Sarcopenia is a condition where muscle strength and size fall below critical thresholds as a person ages.

This can lead to a range of major adverse health outcomes including impaired…

Translational advances in CYLD cutaneous syndrome (CCS)

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Novel clinical trial and associated experimental study demonstrate feasibility in the topical treatment of CCS.

Patients with the inherited condition (CYLD cutaneous syndrome – CCS) develop multiple, painful, hair follicle…

Whole genome sequencing improves diagnosis of rare diseases

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A world-first scientific study has shown that whole genome sequencing can uncover new diagnoses for people across a variety of rare diseases and may deliver enormous benefits to the…

How blood and immune systems form in developing bone marrow

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Researchers have found that in the space of just a few weeks, numerous blood and immune cell types emerge from developing bone marrow, including key white blood cells that…

Newcastle is top of the list for research into dementia with Lewy bodies

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According to a recently published Expertscape list, Newcastle University has ranked number one in terms of expertise in dementia with Lewy bodies.

The Expertscape list highlights the number of…

Dementia researcher awarded prestigious fellowship

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A former Newcastle BRC trainee receives a highly coveted Clinician Scientist Fellowship with the Medical Research Council.

Dr Paul Donaghy began studying for his PhD at Newcastle University in…

Embarking on a PhD with the NIHR – Hannah shares her story so far

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Hannah Lumley (pictured right) is currently a Research Assistant at Newcastle University, funded by the NIHR Newcastle BRC. For…

Newcastle BRC and Newcastle Hospitals funding call now live

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We are now accepting applications for our latest funding call, in collaboration with the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We are looking for projects that:

  • meet with our…

Study reveals increased risks of mortality in COVID-19 patients with frailty

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New research featuring input from the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), has revealed for the first time the extent to which frailty increases the risk of mortality in…

Developmental origins of eczema and psoriasis discovered

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Scientists have created a highly detailed map of skin, which reveals that cellular processes from development are re-activated in cells from patients with inflammatory skin disease.

The researchers from the…