NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre

Improving healthcare through innovative biomedical research

We’re analysing data to determine who is most at risk of becoming seriously ill from COVID-19. Find out more

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

“Involving patients and the public in research adds a different dynamic”

18 September 2020

The NIHR Bristol BRC strategy group is made of eight public contributors. They meet with ...

Hundreds take part in study to support people with diabetes during COVID-19

17 September 2020

More than 800 people have now taken part in our UK-wide online survey to identify ...

Switching to non-surgical approach to ankle fractures in older people could save £1.5 million a year

15 September 2020

If half of patients aged 60 and over who had surgery for an ankle fracture ...

“Our patient advisory group has been invaluable”

15 September 2020

The BRC’s Cardiovascular theme has been working with its patient advisory group (PAG) since 2017. ...