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thumbnail MPs vote for change in IVF law

Scientists at Newcastle University have welcomed the news that MPs have voted for a change in the law so that a pioneering IVF-based technique to reduce the risk of mitochondrial diseases can be allowed.


published on: 3rd February 2015

thumbnail Two and a half thousand women could benefit from mitochondrial donation in the UK

Almost 2,500 women of child-bearing age in the UK are at risk of transmitting mitochondrial disease to their children, according to the most recent estimates published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.


published on: 28th January 2015

Making a difference through clinical research: Opportunities for Nurses, Midwifes and Allied Health Professionals.

A one day event showcasing nursing, midwifery and alliied health professional applied clinical research activity in the North East.


published on: 26th January 2015

thumbnail Newcastle University chairman takes on a charity challenge in the Alps

It’s not how everyone would want to mark their 60th birthday, but Mark I’Anson - Newcastle University’s Chair of Council – today (Friday 23rd) is launching a fundraising drive that will see him embark on a 700km bike ride to highlight the benefits of exercise in later life.


published on: 23rd January 2015

thumbnail New study finds UK failing adults with life-limiting condition

Adults in the UK with Duchenne muscular dystrophy are being failed on critical medical checks that could lengthen their lives, according to research published by Newcastle University.


published on: 22nd January 2015

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