Age Inclusive

29 Sep 2012

Age Inclusive Ltd was established with support from Newcastle Science City and Newcastle University’s Changing Age for Business initiative after its founding members – experts in HR, training, development and coaching – recognised the challenges facing employers as workforces grow …

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Investigating ways to delay the onset of osteoarthritis

29 Sep 2012

Researchers at Newcastle University are investigating ways of delaying the onset of osteoarthritis by treating minor defects within otherwise healthy cartilage tissue that can lead to degenerative disease. Articular cartilage, a specialised tissue that is important for pain-free movement of …

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Investigating the life stage of the heart

29 Sep 2012

Researchers at Newcastle University are investigating the genetic mechanisms that underpin our normal lives and diseases from which we may suffer. This work spans the extremes of life, from the development of the heart and its associated blood vessels in …

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Alcyomics - revolutionising disease treatments

29 Sep 2012

Newcastle company Alcyomics is saving the drugs industry huge amounts of time and money with a process it has developed to test the effectiveness of stem cell and other treatments against disease. The ‘tool’ it has commercialised – known as …

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Orla Proteins - revolutionising disease testing

29 Sep 2012

OJ-Bio is bringing to market a range of revolutionary wireless diagnostic devices and biochips for the rapid detection of disease. The company is a joint venture between nanotechnology specialists Orla Protein Technologies, based at Newcastle’s International Centre for Life and …

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