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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…

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…

A year in graphics: Newcastle BRC 2019 – 2020

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The NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is committed to improving lives through world-class research in ageing and long-term conditions. A partnership between Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and…

North East research staff praised for efforts in Falcon-MoonShot Study

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Falcon C-19 (Facilitating Accelerated Clinical evaluation Of Novel diagnostic tests for COVID-19) is an Urgent Public Health study (UPH), led by Kimberley Webster. It has been recruiting very successfully…

Trainee Showcase goes digital

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Newcastle BRC trainees showcased their research to peers and the public at an online Trainee Showcase event last month.

The NIHR Newcastle BRC trainees, who come from a range…

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…