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Predicting drug-free remission in rheumatoid arthritis

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Identifying predictors to reduce drug prescription in rheumatoid arthritis – a case study by Dr Ken Baker

The Biomarkers of Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis (BioRRA) Study formed the basis of…

New research shows how long-term conditions are linked to sarcopenia

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Researchers with Newcastle AGE Group have found links between long-term conditions and sarcopenia, suggesting that targeted interventions in older patients could aid prevention and more effective treatment for this…

Professor Muzz Haniffa wins prestigious award

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Professor Muzlifah Haniffa, Theme Lead for the NIHR Newcastle BRC Skin & Oral Disease area, has won the 2019 Foulkes Foundation Medal, awarded to a rising star making a…

New hope for Sjogren’s Syndrome sufferers as understanding of the condition advances

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Deputy Theme Lead for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) Musculoskeletal Disease research, Professor Wan-Fai Ng has recently published findings that revolutionise the…

£1.4m grant awarded to Newcastle BRC investigator

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Dr James Frith, Clinical Senior Lecturer at Newcastle University and a Consultant Geriatrician in the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded £1.4 million from the National Institute…

NIHR Newcastle BRC experts give evidence as part of House of Lords Ageing Inquiry

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Director of the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre and Professor of Geriatric Medicine, Avan Sayer, and Professor of Trials for Older People, Miles Witham, gave evidence to the House…

NIHR Award supports physiotherapist Kate Hallsworth’s research career

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Dr Kate Hallsworth, a Senior Research Physiotherapist and NIHR Clinical Lecturer at The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust/Newcastle University and joint Principal Investigator on a project co-funded…