NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre

Improving healthcare through innovative biomedical research

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Our research

Our world-leading research spans nine major biomedical themes:

We work closely with patients and members of the public who advise us on how to carry out our research and what to do with the findings. Find out more and get involved.

We work with industry partners to offer our expertise in developing better treatments for patients, from helping companies to obtain health research funding to designing clinical trials and providing access to world leading statistical analysis techniques. Find out more.

Latest news

How coronavirus made 2020 the year of the electric bike

7 January 2021

By Professor Ashley Cooper, Professor Angie Page and Jessica Bourne at the University of Bristol ...

Study highlights stark inequality in survival after cardiac surgery between paying and NHS patients

16 December 2020

A new study has revealed paying patients are 20 per cent less likely to die ...

Bristol BRC Qualitative Research Network: 2021 Symposium

8 December 2020

10 March 2021, 10am-12pm. Sustaining Qualitative Research is the fourth annual Bristol Biomedical Research Centre ...

Analysis finds four repurposed antiviral drugs have little or no effect on patients hospitalised for COVID-19

4 December 2020

Repurposed antiviral drugs – remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir and interferon – to treat COVID-19 appear to ...