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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 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…

Latest from Trust Chief Executive on research and innovation

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As Chief Executive of the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Dame Jackie Daniel sits on the Strategic Leadership Team for the NIHR Newcastle BRC; playing a…

Relationship between skeletal muscle disorders and neurodegeneration

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In this NIHR Newcastle BRC funded study, researchers examine what links can be made between sarcopenia, an age-associated progressive muscle disorder, and neurodegenerative conditions such as Parkinson’s disease (PD)


Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial (ACTT): insights with Dr Ashley Price

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An international trial which recruited patients in Newcastle Hospitals shows improved recovery rate

Results announced last week have shown that patients given the Ebola drug Remdesivir in the Adaptive COVID-19…

Newcastle BRC theme lead engages with thousands at online conference

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Professor of Clinical Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Disease theme lead with the NIHR Newcastle BRC engaged with thousands of online conference delegates as he presented at the virtual EULAR Congress…

MIlkMAN Project event: virtual research engagement with the public

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Experts funded by the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) engaged audiences across the country with the first Faculty of Medical Science virtual Research Coffee…

Five reasons to take part in research

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Each year, on 20th May we celebrate International Clinical Trials Day, as this is believed to be the date when the first ever clinical trial took place.

While the current…

The John Isaacs PhD scholarship announced

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Key nose cells identified as likely COVID-19 entry points

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Two specific cell types in the nose have been identified as likely initial infection points for COVID-19, new research has revealed.

Scientists, including experts at Newcastle University, have discovered that…

New centre is key to addressing health and social inequalities

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A visionary new centre is focused on addressing the health inequalities and medical needs of people in the North East and North Cumbria.

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Newcastle Health Innovation Partners…