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Trainee’s Story

Understanding the cognitive symptoms of Primary Biliary Cholangitis; a trainee’s story

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April Phaw is a gastroenterology trainee at Health Education England North East. She was part-funded by the Newcastle BRC to work on the…

Learning more about ‘giant cell arteritis’: a trainee’s story

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Daniel Maunder studied for his PhD with the NIHR Newcastle BRC. He worked alongside Skin and Oral Disease theme lead, Professor Muzlifah Haniffa….

Understanding more about how we age: a trainee’s story

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Combining research and clinical care in dermatology: a trainee’s story

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Dr Siobhan Muthiah is a Consultant with Newcastle Hospitals, who took part in a research project funded by the NIHR Newcastle BRC. She tells us how this has shaped…

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…

Examining muscle strength for healthier ageing: a trainee’s story

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Dr Stuart Maitland is an NIHR Clinical Research Fellow at Newcastle University. During his Newcastle BRC-funded PhD, which focussed on the loss of…

Understanding accelerated ageing for people living with HIV: a trainee’s story

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In his NIHR Newcastle BRC-funded PhD, Matthew Hunt explored the underlying causes of accelerated ageing for people living with HIV (PLWH). Here, he tells us…

Understanding the links between ageing and immune responses: a trainee’s story

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Wezi Sendama is one of our clinical trainees, whose work focusses on the effect of ageing on…

Increasing our understanding of Lewy body dementia: a trainee’s story

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In his NIHR Newcastle BRC-funded project, Ramtin Mehraram contributed to the Dementia Theme’s work on Lewy body dementia with his research involving electroencephalography biomarkers.

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Changing healthcare through patient-led research: a trainee’s story

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A recent study conducted by Newcastle BRC’s Liver Disease theme PhD student, Jadine Scragg, and supervised by NIHR Clinical…

Linking skin ageing research with industry: a trainee’s story

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During her PhD, Roisin Stout, a trainee working across our Skin and Oral Disease and Neuromuscular Disease theme was accepted onto a well-respected market-discovery programme for…