Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit

Staff Profile

Dr Kate Rennie

Clinical Trials Manager


Based at the Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit, I am the Clinical Trial Manager for the NAIROS and MET-PREVENT trials.



My background is wet lab academic biomedical research, specialising in stem cell science.  I have had the privilege of working in world leading laboratories (Prof Colin Watts, Prof Austin Smith and Prof Sir Doug Turnbull).

Transferring my academic skillset into clinical trials, I have a proven track record of expertise in managing Sponsor-initiated clinical trials across several therapeutic areas.


PG Cert Clinical Research 2016 (Newcastle University)

PhD (stem cell science and mitochondrial disease) - 2006 (Newcastle University)

BSc Biochemistry (Honours), First Class (GPA 4.0) - 1992 (Dundee University)