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Ageing and Long-Term Chronic Conditions

Evaluating diagnostics for depression and bipolar disorder

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We have successfully applied for over £120,000 from the National Institute for Health and Care Research to help refine the diagnosis of depression and bipolar disorder.

Mental health problems are…

Developing a rapid test for diagnosing severe stroke

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We have helped the UK based company POCKiT Diagnostics secure over £95,000 from SBRI Healthcare to develop their blood test for stroke.

Large vessel…

UK MLTC Symposium 2022: Future Directions for Multiple Long-Term Conditions Research

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Registration is now open for this free virtual event hosted by Newcastle University.

This symposium will be an excellent opportunity to hear from leading UK researchers working…

Scoping and prioritising the use of near-patient diagnostics in care homes

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Evaluating diagnostics to help with the emergency care of patients with a suspected stroke

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We are collaborating with the Newcastle University Stroke Research Group to examine diagnostics that may improve the emergency care of patients with a suspected stroke.

There are around 100,000 strokes…

PhD Studentship – Can AI enhance the ambulance care of suspected stroke patients?

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The NIHR Applied Research Collaboration for the North East and North Cumbria is offering a three year full time doctoral fellowship hosted by ourselves and the…

Exploring COVID-19 testing in English care homes

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Led by the NIHR London In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative, we have analysed the views of care home staff and identified opportunities for refining COVID-19 testing in care homes.

In the…

Exploring the practicalities of monitoring kidney function at home

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Self-testing kidney function in the home gives accurate results, empowers patients and may save them and healthcare services time and money.

Kidney function must be frequently monitored in patients who…

Shaping the design of a home test for monitoring chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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We helped the UK based company Mologic win a £2M award and work with patients to further develop their test for early identification of a flare-up.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease…