Faculty of Medical Sciences


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  • Dr Peter Pronovost
    World-leading expert in critical care receives honorary degree

    A world-leading champion of patient safety has been awarded an honorary degree from Newcastle University for his outstanding work in critical care.

    published on: 7 December 2016

  • Liver
    New test identifies high-risk liver patients

    Newcastle experts have developed a new test to identify patients with a rare liver disease who will not respond to standard treatment, allowing earlier intervention with alternatives.

    published on: 5 December 2016

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    Review welcomed as “a step closer to reproductive choice"

    A ground-breaking IVF technique developed by experts at Newcastle University, to reduce the risk that babies born will have mitochondrial disease is a step closer after a thorough scientific review.

    published on: 30 November 2016

  • Dr Lyndsey Butterworth with MP Chi Onwurah
    From lab bench to backbench

    Dr Lyndsey Butterworth from Newcastle University will be swapping a lab coat for legislation when she meets MP Chi Onwurah at the House of Commons for a visit to Westminster.

    published on: 30 November 2016