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Evaluating a test for improving treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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We are supporting the UK based company AlphaBiomics with their test to personalise treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affects around 1 in 100 people across the…

Appraising a new device for diagnosing pneumonia in the Intensive Care Unit

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We have helped an international team, led by the University of Edinburgh, obtain £3 million funding and explored the need for their new diagnostic.

Ventilator associated pneumonia (VAP) affects 20%…

North East Innovation Lab receives new investment

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The North East Innovation Lab, originally established as part of the region’s Integrated Covid Hub, has received £1.4 million to continue assessing the next generation of diagnostic tests.

Part of…

Cancer Research UK Innovation Summit 2022

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Cancer Research UK are holding their next Innovation Summit in Newcastle upon Tyne on 26 May.

This free, in-person, all day event is aimed at early career…

MedTech in a Changing World 2022

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MedTech in a Changing World is the theme of MedConnect North‘s 2022 event.

This free, in-person, event will be held at Ramside Hall Hotel in County Durham.


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…

Research Assistant/Associate – Diagnostic Methodology

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We have an exciting opportunity for a researcher to join our vibrant team and use innovative approaches to evaluate diagnostic tests.

This highly rewarding role involves exciting research that delivers…

CHT2022: Child Health Technology Conference

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Following the great success of CHT2021, the NIHR Children and Young People MedTech Co-operative are organising the second Child Health Technology (CHT) conference.  CHT2022 will take…

NIHR Methodology Incubator qualitative workstream launch event

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The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Methodology Incubator was created to raise awareness of careers in methodology and increase research capacity in this…

Translational research at Newcastle University – website launch

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We are excited to share the launch of a new website that will help researchers at Newcastle University make a real-world impact on health.

Newcastle University is ideally placed to…

PhD studentship – examining innovative clinical study designs for evaluating new diagnostics

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The MRC-NIHR Trials Methodology Research Partnership is offering a three-year full time doctoral fellowship hosted by ourselves and collaborators at Newcastle University.

The MRC-NIHR Trials Methodology Research…

Senior Clinical Test Evaluation Methodologist

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We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced researcher to join and co-lead our vibrant team as a senior clinical test evaluation methodologist.

This highly rewarding role involves exciting research…