NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre

Improving healthcare through innovative biomedical research

Our new study is looking at why some older people find walking difficult. Take part

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

New population-wide health data resource to accelerate research on COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease in England

20 April 2021

For the first time, a new linked health data resource covering 54.4 million people – ...

NIHR Bristol BRC to benefit from internship programme to tackle underrepresentation of Black people in science

20 April 2021

The National Institute for Health Research Bristol Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR Bristol BRC), a partnership ...

EVENT: BRC Nutrition Theme seminar

20 April 2021

21 April, 2pm: ‘Should physical activity calorie equivalent (PACE) labelling be included on food labels ...

No evidence of a significant increase in risk of suicide in first months of the pandemic, but continued monitoring needed

20 April 2021

A new observational study is the first to examine suicides occurring during the early phase ...