Proximity To Discovery

Regenerative Medicine for Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the top prospects for regenerative treatment if new insulin-producing beta cells could be produced to replace the ones that disappear in patients with diabetes

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Newcastle's PtD Theme Week in Dermatology will include systems biology approaches to psoriasis therapy, antigen presentation andimmune regulation in human skin, biomarkers of melanoma progression and topical treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancer

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Newcastle's PtD Rheumatology week will focus on inflammatory arthritis (including rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthropathy), osteoarthritis and Sjögren’s syndrome, where the Newcastle Musculoskeletal Research Group has established an international reputation and expertise.

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Lewy Body Dementia

In the UK, there is 160,000 people affected by Lewy Body Dementia and prevalence is expected to double over the next 30 years.

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Newcastle University's MRC-funded Proximity to Discovery programme aims to address the ‘third translational gap’ by understanding the needs of industry partners in order to develop collaborative programmes of week-long themed activities which generate new collaborative projects and partnerships between Newcastle University and industry partners.

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