Institute for Ageing


  • Knighthood for pioneering neurologist

    Doug Turnbull, Professor of Neurology, who has devoted his career to the treatment and research of devastating mitochondrial disease, has been awarded a Knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

    published on: 11 June 2016

  • New safety and efficacy evidence for mitochondrial donation revealed

    A new IVF-based technique is likely to lead to normal pregnancies and reduce the risk that babies born will have mitochondrial disease, researchers have found.

    published on: 8 June 2016

  • New Regius Professorship awarded to mark the Queen's 90th birthday

    The Queen will today recognise Newcastle University’s world-leading research on ageing with the creation of a new Regius Professorship as part of her 90th birthday celebrations.

    published on: 6 June 2016

  • Institute for Ageing help inform future of dementia care

    At an event organised with support from the Dementia Innovation Hub at Newcastle University, key note speaker Professor Louise Robinson joined individuals affected by dementia and professionals working in the area, to discuss North East devolution and the future of dementia care.

    published on: 3 June 2016