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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…

Newcastle BRC to match-fund COVID-19 research projects

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To support COVID-19 research across Newcastle University, the NIHR Newcastle BRC will be match funding applications to the University’s NU COVID-19 Research Fund.

The Newcastle University COVID-19 Research Fund will…

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…

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…

BioResource Centre Newcastle celebrates 1 year of e-consent for Newcastle Hospitals

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In August 2019 the NIHR BioResource Centre Newcastle became the first project sponsored by Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals (NuTH) to begin using electronic consent (e-Consent) to sign up volunteers.

e-Consent…

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…