Professor Julia Newton is a clinical academic who has a clinical and research interest in the symptoms of fatigue. She is also Medical Director of the Academic Health Science Network; North East & North Cumbria.
She has a background in investigating and managing fatigue in chronic diseases, including liver disease, renal disease and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Professor Newton is am a member of Newcastle’s Falls and Syncope Service team and predominantly see patients with autonomic dysfunction including POTS (Postural Tachycardia Syndrome) and vasovagal syncope.
Professor Newton’s special interests include fatigue, autonomic dysfunction and falls and syncope, and she has published a number of ME/CFS studies focusing on autonomic nervous system dysfunction and the role of inflammation in fatigue.
She is a member of the Joint Medical Adviser of the charity Action for ME.
Professor Newton is a clinical professor of Ageing and Medicine at Newcastle’s University’s Institute for Ageing and Health and Medical Director for the Academic Health Science Network – North East & North Cumbria.