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Newcastle BRC at the centre of translational sarcopenia research internationally

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In October NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre and the AGE Research Group welcomed nearly 100 researchers and clinicians from all over the world to Newcastle, for the second…

BRC trainee receives Rising Star Award

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Dr Kate Hallsworth has been awarded a prestigious Rising Star Award from the European Association for the Study of Liver (EASL).

Dr Hallsworth (pictured below) is an NIHR Newcastle…

5 things you should know about…the International Sarcopenia Translational Research Conference

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With less than a month to go until the first International Sarcopenia Translational Research Conference (ISTRC), here’s a few things you need to know.

Sarcopenia is a growing area of…

Reimagining the relationship between universities and the NHS: Dame Jackie Daniel

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In a recent blog published on the NHS Confederation website, Dame Jackie Daniel writes on changing the way universities and the NHS work as anchor institutions to be even…

Key milestone: first UK patient enrolled in DMD gene therapy trial at DMD Hub site

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Pfizer has announced that the first UK-based DMD patient has been enrolled in a gene therapy trial at Newcastle Hospitals, a DMD Hub site.

Pfizer have announced the enrolment of…

Newcastle BRC deputy theme lead named National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Senior Investigator

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A researcher from the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) has been named as Senior Investigator in the latest round of appointments by the NIHR.

It continues Newcastle’s consistent success…

Newcastle Clinical Research Facility appoints new Director

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We are delighted for our colleague Professor Fai Ng, who has been appointed as Director of the NIHR Newcastle Clinical Research Facility (CFR).

As Deputy Lead for the NIHR…

How can we live longer in better health?

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Newcastle experts contribute to House of Lords report on healthy ageing and make recommendations for improvements.

Today (Friday 15th January 2021), the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee

A year in graphics: Newcastle BRC 2019 – 2020

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The NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is committed to improving lives through world-class research in ageing and long-term conditions. A partnership between Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and…

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…

New hope for kidney revival for transplant

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New research has demonstrated that kidneys can be revived prior to transplantation by delivering a cell therapy directly to the organ.

A team led by Newcastle University researcher, Dr…

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…