NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre

Improving healthcare through innovative biomedical research

Artwork by Sofie Layton and Giovanni Biglino, photography by Stephen King. Inspired by our Cardiovascular Disease Theme work.

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

Domestic violence: researchers pilot a trauma-informed mindfulness intervention for survivors with PTSD

12 March 2020

Women who have experienced domestic violence and abuse (DVA) often develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), ...

Major milestone for COHESIVE study

11 February 2020

Surgeons, patient contributors, regulators, journal editors, device manufacturers and academics will be convening in Bristol ...

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy: #DRYMESTER the only safe approach

29 January 2020

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy leads to poorer cognitive functioning in children, according to the most ...

Heart of the Matter exhibition lives on

21 January 2020

An artistic and scientific exploration of the heart, created by artist Sofie Layton and Giovanni ...