Newcastle Fibrosis Research Group

Newcastle Fibrosis Research Group

The Newcastle Fibrosis Research Group is a top-level multi-disciplinary research group of Newcastle University highly experienced in the underlying mechanisms of fibrosis in liver, lung, kidney, heart, skin and joints.

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Public Engagement

As part of a higher education institution, engaging ourselves with society is a key priority. Fibrotic diseases involve complex mechanisms which we think should be understandable by everyone. Teaching and wide diffusion knowledge about Fibrosis is one of our leading missions.

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News & Events

NFRG mobilised for Movember

The Fibrostahe team has gathered more than £230 for Men's health projects focusing on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health and suicide prevention.

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Dr Marina Garcia gives talk ICM Research Seminar

Dr. Marina Garcia gave a remarkable talk entiled: "Autophagic approaches to prevent fatty liver disease".

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VIVA Seminar: Congratulations Dr. Saimir Luli

NFRG PhD Student, Saimir Luli, gave his VIVA Seminar on November 16th. All the team is very proud of calling now him "Doctor Luli".

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New NFRG review in Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews

"Epigenetic reprogramming in liver fibrosis and cancer" written by Dr Caroline Wilson, Dr Lee Borthwick and Prof Derek Mann

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Dr Caroline Wilson gave presentation in ICM PI Seminar Series on November 13th

Presentation entitled "Chronic inflammation and its role in liver disease and cancer"

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Olivier Govaere presented poster in AASLD Liver Meeting 2017

Entitled "Lipopolysaccharide increases the release of CXCL5 in an ex-vivo model for human non-alcoholic fatty liver disease"

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