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

No difference between spinal versus general anaesthesia in patients having hip fracture surgery, finds study

29 September 2022

There are no differences in the safety or effectiveness of the two most common types ...

Trauma-informed health care in the UK needs top-down support and evidence-informed policy, strategy and commitment from the government and NHS

27 September 2022

While a trauma-informed approach in health care is being endorsed in government and NHS policies, ...

Risk of blood clots remains for almost a year after COVID-19 infection, study suggests

21 September 2022

COVID-19 infection increases the risk of potentially life-threatening blood clots for at least 49 weeks, ...

Total knee replacement surgery should not depend solely on body mass index

8 September 2022

Researchers suggest that access to total knee replacements should not be limited solely because of ...