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Dr Terry Aspray
Dr Simon Kerr
Professor Avan Sayer
Professor Miles Witham
Effect of Perindopril or Leucine on physical performance in older people with sarcopenia: the LACE randomised controlled trial2022
Professor Ngaire Kerse
Professor Miles Witham
New horizons in evidence-based care for older people: individual participant data meta-analysis2022
Professor Miles Witham
Dr Philip Heslop
Dr Richard Dodds
Dr Claire McDonald
Bryony Storey
et al.
Performance of the SarQoL quality of life tool in a UK population of older people with probable sarcopenia and implications for use in clinical trials: findings from the SarcNet Registry2022
Dr Christopher Hurst
Professor Sian Robinson
Professor Miles Witham
Dr Richard Dodds
Dr Antoneta Granic
et al.
Resistance exercise as a treatment for sarcopenia: prescription and delivery2022
Dr Richard Dodds
Dr Karen Davies
Dr Jane Noble
Dr Fiona Shaw
Professor Miles Witham
et al.
The assessment of sarcopenia and the frailty phenotype in the outpatient care of older people: implementation and typical values obtained from the Newcastle SarcScreen project2022
Dr Justin Presseau
Professor Miles Witham
The development of theory-informed participant-centred interventions to maximise participant retention in randomised controlled trials2022
Professor Miles Witham
A randomized, controlled trial of the effect of allopurinol on left ventricular mass index in hemodialysis patients2021
Dr Sarah Richardson
Professor Miles Witham
Age and frailty are independently associated with increased COVID-19 mortality and increased care needs in survivors: results of an international multi-centre study2021
Professor Miles Witham
Association between mitochondrial function measured by 31P Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and physical performance in older people with functional impairment2021
Professor Miles Witham
Associations between Frailty, Physical Performance, and Renal Biomarkers in Older People with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease2021
Professor Miles Witham
Dr Patricia Kearney
Barriers and potential solutions in the recruitment and retention of older patients in clinical trials—lessons learned from six large multicentre randomized controlled trials2021
Professor Miles Witham
Dr Philip Heslop
Dr Richard Dodds
Caroline McDonald
Bryony Storey
et al.
Developing a UK sarcopenia registry: recruitment and baseline characteristics of the SarcNet pilot2021
Dr Fred Barker
Professor Fiona Matthews
Professor Richard Walker
Professor Miles Witham
Developing and evaluating a Frailty Index for older South Africans – findings from the HAALSI study2021
Irene Soulsby
Professor Miles Witham
Developing the INCLUDE Ethnicity Framework - a tool to help trialists design trials that better reflect the communities they serve2021
Dr Lorna Caulfield
Dr Philip Heslop
Professor Avan Sayer
Professor Miles Witham
Effect of Angiotensin System Inhibitors on Physical Performance in Older People – A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis2021
Professor Miles Witham
Effect of multiple episodes of acute kidney injury on mortality: an observational study2021
Dr Rachel Stocker
Professor James Shaw
Dr Guy Taylor
Professor Miles Witham
Dr Daniel West
et al.
EXercise to Prevent frailty and Loss Of independence in insulin treated older people with DiabetEs (EXPLODE): protocol for a feasibility randomised controlled trial (RCT)2021
Professor Miles Witham
Dr Richard Dodds
Hip fracture and sarcopenia – the need for a new paradigm in therapeutics trials for older people?2021
Professor Miles Witham
Impairment in Activities of Daily Living and Unmet Need for Care Among Older Adults: A Population-Based Study From Burkina Faso2021
Professor Avan Sayer
Professor Miles Witham
Dr Tony Sorial
Implementing grip strength assessment in hip fracture patients: a feasibility project2021
Professor Miles Witham
Multimorbidity and mortality in an older, rural Black South African population cohort with high prevalence of HIV-findings from the HAALSI study2021
Dr Sheena Ramsay
Dr Antoneta Granic
Dr Christopher Hurst
Dr Nuno Mendonca
Esme Tuttiett
et al.
Nutrition and Frailty: Opportunities for Prevention and Treatment2021
Professor Miles Witham
Pandemic research for older people: doing it better next time2021
Michael Reed
Professor Avan Sayer
Professor Miles Witham
Dr Tony Sorial
Prediction of postoperative outcomes after hip fracture surgery: independent validation and recalibration of the Nottingham Hip Fracture Score2021
Professor Miles Witham
Prevalence and socio-demographic associations of diet and physical activity risk-factors for cardiovascular disease in Bo, Sierra Leone2021
Professor Miles Witham
Dr Terry Aspray
Professor Avan Sayer
Recruitment strategies for sarcopenia trials: lessons from the LACE randomized controlled trial2021
Professor Miles Witham
Research into ageing and frailty2021
Dr Ashwin Sivaharan
Dr Luke Boylan
Professor Miles Witham
Dr Sandip Nandhra
Sarcopenia in patients undergoing lower limb bypass surgery is associated with higher mortality and major amputation rates2021
Professor Miles Witham
The ViKTORIES trial: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of vitamin K supplementation to improve vascular health in kidney transplant recipients2021
Professor Miles Witham
Using a generic definition of cachexia to understand clinical characteristics and mortality in patients with kidney disease receiving haemodialysis: a longitudinal (pilot) study2021
Dr Matthew Bolland
Professor Miles Witham
Vitamin D supplementation and testing in the UK: costly but ineffective?2021
Professor Miles Witham
Vitamin K and vascular calcification2021
Dr Justin Presseau
Dr Jill Francis
Professor Miles Witham
Why trials lose participants: a multi-trial investigation of participants’ perspectives using the theoretical domains framework2021
Professor Miles Witham
An innovative model for management of cardiovascular disease risk factors in the low resource setting of Cambodia2020
Professor Miles Witham
Association between the use of Angiotensin-blocking medications with hip fracture and death in older people2020
Professor Miles Witham
Carotid intima-media thickness progression as surrogate marker for cardiovascular risk: Meta-analysis of 119 clinical trials involving 100,667 patients2020
Professor Miles Witham
Dr Karthik Balasubramaniam
Clinical and cost-effectiveness of oral sodium bicarbonate therapy for older patients with chronic kidney disease and low-grade acidosis (BiCARB): a pragmatic, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.2020
Professor Miles Witham
Professor Avan Sayer
Content of exercise programmes targeting older people with sarcopenia or frailty – findings from a UK survey2020
Professor Miles Witham
Depressive symptoms and cardiovascular disease: a population-based study of older adults in rural Burkina Faso2020
Professor Miles Witham
Professor James Wason
Dr Richard Dodds
Professor Avan Sayer
Developing a composite outcome measure for frailty prevention trials – rationale, derivation and sample size comparison with other candidate measures2020
Professor Miles Witham
Ella Anderson
Kimberley Down
Rebecca Maier
Dr Gary Nestor
et al.
Developing a roadmap to improve trial delivery for under-served groups: results from a UK multi-stakeholder process2020
Professor Miles Witham
Development and external validation of an acute kidney injury risk score for use in the general population2020
Professor Miles Witham
Paul McNamee
Does oral sodium bicarbonate therapy improve function and quality of life in older patients with chronic kidney disease and low-grade acidosis? A multicentre randomized placebo controlled trial2020
Professor Miles Witham
Effect of Allopurinol on phosphocreatine recovery and muscle function in older people with impaired physical function – a randomised controlled trial2020
Professor Miles Witham
Ella Anderson
Kimberley Down
Rebecca Maier
Dr Gary Nestor
et al.
Ensuring that COVID-19 research is inclusive: guidance from the NIHR INCLUDE project2020
Sarah Moore
Nina Hrisos
Linda Errington
Professor Lynn Rochester
Emerita Professor Helen Rodgers
et al.
Exercise as a treatment for sarcopenia; An umbrella review of systematic review evidenc2020
Professor Miles Witham
Frailty and physical performance in the context of extreme poverty: a population-based study of older adults in rural Burkina Faso2020
Professor Miles Witham
Impairment in activities of daily living, care receipt and unmet needs in a middle-aged and older rural South African population: findings from the HAALSI study2020
Professor Miles Witham
Knowledge and understanding of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Sierra Leone: a qualitative study of patients' and community leaders' perceptions2020
Dr Philip Heslop
Dr Karen Davies
Professor Avan Sayer
Professor Miles Witham
Making consent for electronic health and social care data research fit for purpose in the 21st century2020
Dr Antoneta Granic
Dr Christopher Hurst
Lorelle Dismore
Dr Terry Aspray
Professor Emma Stevenson
et al.
Milk for skeletal muscle health and sarcopenia in older adults: a narrative review2020
Professor Miles Witham
John Davies
Prevalence and access to care for cardiovascular risk factors in older people in Sierra Leone: a cross-sectional survey2020
Professor Miles Witham
Quality of life in advanced renal disease managed either by haemodialysis or conservative care in older patients2020
Dr Sarah Richardson
Professor John O'Brien
Professor Lynn Rochester
Professor Avan Sayer
Professor Miles Witham
et al.
Research with older people in a world with COVID-19: identification of current and future priorities, challenges and opportunities2020
Professor Miles Witham
Self-reported physical activity in middle-aged and older adults in rural South Africa: levels and correlates2020
Professor Miles Witham
Paul McNamee
Sodium bicarbonate to improve physical function in patients over 60 years with advanced chronic kidney disease: the BiCARB RCT2020
Professor Miles Witham
Tackling immunosenescence to improve COVID-19 outcomes and vaccine response in older adults2020
Professor Miles Witham
The COVID-19 Rehabilitation Pandemic2020
Professor Miles Witham
The epidemiology of multimorbidity in conditions of extreme poverty: a population-based study of older adults in rural Burkina Faso2020
Dr Naweed Sattar
Professor Miles Witham
The Prospective Studies of Atherosclerosis (Proof-ATHERO) consortium: Design and rationale2020
Professor Miles Witham
Vitamin K for kidney transplant Organ Recipients: investigating vEssel Stiffness (ViKTORIES): Study rationale and protocol of a randomised controlled trial2020
Professor Miles Witham
Vitamin K supplementation to improve vascular stiffness in chronic kidney disease - the K4Kidneys randomised controlled trial2020
Professor Miles Witham
A new dawn for sarcopenia2019
Professor Miles Witham
Ability of verbal autopsy data to detect deaths due to uncontrolled hyperglycaemia: testing existing methods and development and validation of a novel weighted score2019
Professor Miles Witham
Bridging the gap between the laboratory and the clinic for patients with sarcopenia2019
Professor Miles Witham
Clinical research methods for studies of older people2019
Dr Richard Dodds
Professor Avan Sayer
Professor Miles Witham
Current practice in the diagnosis and management of sarcopenia and frailty – results from a UK-wide survey2019
Professor Miles Witham
Effect of vitamin K2 on postural sway in older people who fall: a randomised controlled trial2019
Professor Miles Witham
Professor Avan Sayer
Growing research in geriatric medicine2019
Professor Miles Witham
Impact of Exercise Rehabilitation on Exercise Capacity and Quality-of-Life in Heart Failure: Individual Participant Meta-Analysis2019
Professor Miles Witham
Impact of exercise-based rehabilitation in patients with heart failure (ExTraMATCH II) on exercise capacity and health-related quality of life: a meta-analysis of individual participant data from randomised trials 2019
Professor Miles Witham
Oral Bicarbonate Therapy in Non-Haemodialysis Dependent Chronic Kidney Disease Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials2019
Professor Miles Witham
Serum sodium level variability as a prognosticator in older adults2019
Dr Catherine Douglas
Professor Miles Witham
The impact of a renal support care service on symptom control, advance care planning and place of death for patients with advanced chronic kidney disease managed without dialysis2019
Professor Miles Witham
Variability in the clinical management of iron-deficiency anaemia in older adults: results from a survey of UK specialists in the care of older people2019
Professor Miles Witham
Vitamin K status, supplementation and vascular disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis2019
Professor Miles Witham
Acceptability and feasibility of magnetic femoral nerve stimulation in older, functionally impaired patients.2018
Professor Falko Sniehotta
Professor Miles Witham
Association Between Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Opioid, Hypnotic, or Anticholinergic Medication Use in Older People: Data from the Physical Activity Cohort Scotland Study2018
Professor Miles Witham
Causes and correlates of 30 day and 180 day readmission following discharge from a Medicine for the Elderly Rehabilitation unit2018
Professor Miles Witham
Collaboration for impact in global health2018
Professor Miles Witham
Cross-sectional relationship between haemoglobin concentration and measures of physical and cognitive function in an older rural South African population2018
Professor Miles Witham
Effect of two different participant information sheets on recruitment to a falls trial: an embedded randomised recruitment trial2018
Professor Miles Witham
Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Markers of Vascular Function: A Systematic Review and Individual Participant Meta-Analysis2018
Professor Miles Witham
Leucine and ACE inhibitors as therapies for sarcopenia (LACE trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial2018
Professor Miles Witham
Variations in disability and quality of life with age and sex between eight lower and middle-income countries: data from the INDEPTH WHO-SAGE collaboration2017
Professor Miles Witham
Effect of vitamin D supplementation on blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis incorporating individual patient data2015
Dr Paul Gellert
Professor Miles Witham
Professor Falko Sniehotta
The role of perceived barriers and objectively measured physical activity in adults aged 65-1002015
Professor Miles Witham
Professor Avan Sayer
ACE inhibitors, statins and thiazides: no association with change in grip strength among community dwelling older men and women from the Hertfordshire Cohort Study2014
Professor Miles Witham
Professor Falko Sniehotta
Association of Day Length and Weather Conditions with Physical Activity Levels in Older Community Dwelling People2014
Professor Miles Witham
Vitamin D therapy to reduce blood pressure and left ventricular hypertrophy in resistant hypertension: randomised, controlled trial2014
Professor Falko Sniehotta
Dr Paul Gellert
Professor Miles Witham
Psychological theory in an interdisciplinary context: psychological, demographic, health-related, social, and environmental correlates of physical activity in a representative cohort of community-dwelling older adults2013
Professor Falko Sniehotta
Professor Miles Witham
Social, Environmental and Psychological Factors Associated with Objective Physical Activity Levels in the Over 65s2012