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Personalised Nutrition in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): Feasibility of a Nutrigenomic Therapeutic Approach

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Laura Haigh 

NAFLD is a metabolic liver disease that poses a considerable challenge for 21st century healthcare. This increasingly common cause of liver dysfunction and multi-morbidity demands effective dietetic input…

An investigation of the credentials of a novel lysine deacetylase as an age-related biomarker for periodontitis

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Christopher Dowson 

The aim of the project is to investigate the role of SIRT2 in periodontitis in cell culture models in vitro and as a diagnostic measure in vivo.

The Study

Periodontitis…

Development of a diagnostic and therapeutic response biomarker for patients with rheumatoid arthritis

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Ian Herron 

The aim of this project is to develop and optimise a clinically feasible assay to detect a 3-gene biomarker and then test whether this biomarker has diagnostic, as…

Detection of somatic mutations in rheumatoid arthritis

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Fareeha Tariq 

The project takes a novel approach at the interface of a long-term condition (RA) and ageing.

The Study

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease most commonly diagnosed in aging…

Investigating the role of Langhans type multinucleated giant cells in giant cell arteritis.

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Daniel Maunder 

The aim of this project is to investigate the formation & function of Langhans-type multinucleated giant cells to improve our understanding of giant cell arteritis.

The Study

Giant cell arteritis…

£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…

Top tips for our BRC trainees at ‘Future-proofing your research career’ event

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Our current cohort of students were given the opportunity to hear from speakers including the Dean of the NIHR Training Academy, past Newcastle BRC trainees and their peers at…

Matthew Birkbeck (Trainee) – Conference oral presentation

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British Chapter – International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 16/09/19

Oral Presentation – Non-Invasive Imaging of Human Motor Units