Clinical Ageing Research Unit

Clinical Ageing Research Unit

Our aims

The primary focus of the Clinical Ageing Research Unit (CARU) is research into conditions associated with ageing.

Our aim is to facilitate the development of early assessment and intervention strategies targeted at age-associated degenerative conditions.

Partners and funding

In conjunction with Newcastle Academic Health Partners, the NIHR Research Design Service North East, and Institute of Health and Society colleagues, the Clinical Ageing Research Unit (CARU) at Newcastle provides a ‘one stop shop’ for investigators planning, designing, conducting and analysing trials and other high quality clinical research studies.  

CARU receives funding from the NIHR to provide support for translational medicine studies. 

NHS/National Institute for Health Research