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

Dr Fiona Kinnear: Doctoral prize winner for the Faculty of Health Sciences in 2020/21

13 October 2021

Fiona Kinnear, NIHR Bristol BRC Nutrition theme PhD student, has been awarded the prize for ...

Prehabilitation to improve outcomes after major elective surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

12 October 2021

Interventions such as eating foods that promote a strong immune system and exercises that strengthen ...

Professor Jonathan Sterne presents to US Food and Drug Administration on COVID-19 boosters

17 September 2021

Professor Jonathan Sterne, Deputy Director of the National Institute for Health Research Bristol Biomedical Research ...

A case for and against COVID-19 vaccine boosters

14 September 2021

In a recent Lancet Viewpoint opinion piece, a group of authors including NIHR BRC’s Jonathan ...