Multi-disciplinary research

Research Areas

The IAH aims to understand the ageing process and disease mechanisms and to translate internationally recognised scientific research excellence and knowledge into healthcare benefits for people in the North East and the global community. We want to make a significant impact on the primary prevention and treatment of illness in the older person, through the full breadth of the translational pathway and to ensure they get the highest quality clinical care, with leading edge treatments.

This vision will require us to undertake world-class research in a range of relevant disciplines and to pull through basic scientific discoveries into clinical trials and translating outcomes successfully into NHS service and delivery. In order to do this we are focusing our efforts in four main areas: