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 9 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

NIHR Bristol BRC appoints Signant Health to explore the use of eConsent in a prostate cancer study

15 October 2019

The National Institute for Health Research Bristol Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR Bristol BRC) at the ...

BRC cardiologist on finish line at World Athletics Championships

8 October 2019

Dr Guido Pieles, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer and Consultant in Congenital Cardiology at the Bristol ...

Dislocation following hip replacements has declined over time and has modifiable risk factors

3 October 2019

Dislocation following primary total hip replacements has declined over time, and has a number of ...

Risk of bias in evidence underpinning approval of new cancer drugs raises questions

19 September 2019

Around half of trials that supported new cancer drug approvals in Europe between 2014 and ...