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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…

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…

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

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Our NIHR Newcastle BRC trainees are offered a range of career development opportunities to enhance their prospects beyond their PhD study with us. Roisin Stout, a trainee working…

Welcoming another trainee to the Newcastle BRC

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At the NIHR Newcastle BRC, providing an inspirational environment for career development is something we are passionate about. The latest trainee to come on board is Colette Kirk, a…

Newcastle ageing researcher wins Rising Star Award

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We’d like to congratulate Dr Richard Dodds, NIHR Intermediate Clinical Fellow at the Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre, who has jointly won this year’s BGS Rising Star Award. He shares…

Taking teaching online for Geriatric Medicine speciality trainees

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Last week, experts in ageing research, supported by the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) stepped in to deliver a training session to regional trainees.

Teaching sessions for speciality trainees…

Funding available for healthcare professionals

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The NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Centre plans to fund a small number of partial scholarships for the Clinical Research with Older People Masters module starting in…

The John Isaacs PhD scholarship announced

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Understanding how bile acids cause cognitive deficits in Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC)

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Lucy Gee

This project aims to investigate the specific effects bile acids have on cell populations within the brain, as well as the ability of drug treatments to reverse these…

Sarcopenia and Frailty in early dementia with Lewy bodies

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Samantha Waite

This research investigates sarcopenia and frailty in individuals with prodromal dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer’s disease.

The Study

Sarcopenia and frailty are both increasingly recognised in older patients, but…