Newcastle University

Newcastle University traces its origins to the School of Medicine and Surgery established in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1834. A series of splits and mergers in the organization of the university occurred. In 1963, Newcastle University became independent of the University of Dunham. Newcastle University is noted for exceptional medical training for physicians, medical research, The Faculties of Medical Sciences and Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering include numerous schools. In addition, Newcastle University has numerous highly complex scientific institutes, including but not limited to Nanoscale Science and Technology, Cell and Molecular Sciences and much more. Newcastle University has less than 20,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students.

Address
Newcastle University, Press Office NE1 7RU, UK
Website
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newcastle_University

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Medical research

A soft spot for stem cells helps cornea healing

New research led by scientists at Newcastle University, UK reveals a potential revolutionary way to treat eye injuries and prevent blindness—by softening the tissue hosting the stem cells which then helps repair wounds, ...

Genetics

Gene editing possible for kidney disease

For the first time scientists have identified how to halt kidney disease in a life-limiting genetic condition, which may pave the way for personalised treatment in the future.

Cancer

Breakthrough in childhood brain cancer

Scientists led by Newcastle University have been able to identify the group of children needing more intensive, aggressive chemotherapy treatment for the most common form of brain cancer.

Ophthalmology

First 3D-printed human corneas

The first human corneas have been 3-D printed by scientists at Newcastle University, UK.

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