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

Blog: Three days at the NIHR Infrastructure Doctoral Research Training Camp

16 July 2019

Nancy McBride is an NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre doctoral student researching ways we can ...

Regional applied research collaboration CLAHRC West to become ARC West following £9m investment from NIHR

11 July 2019

Applied research collaboration NIHR CLAHRC West has been awarded £9 million from the Government’s Department ...

Test yourself against real surgeons in a giant game of Operation

16 May 2019

  Surgeons from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Bristol Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) ...

Julian Hamilton Shield attends the ‘Joining Forces’ UK-Qatar Health Research Forum

10 May 2019

Professor Julian Hamilton Shield attends the ‘Joining Forces’ UK-Qatar Health Research Forum organised by the ...