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

Development of the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine: Elizabeth Blackwell Annual Public Lecture 2021 with Professor Sarah Gilbert

1 April 2021

6 October 2021, 1-2pm: Save the date for this year’s Elizabeth Blackwell Public Lecture with ...

BLOG: Doing qualitative research remotely

30 March 2021

Maintaining qualitative research during the pandemic was the theme of this year’s BRC Qualitative Research ...

Young people co-create COVID school study animation with researchers

30 March 2021

As most pupils have now returned to school following lockdown, the COVID-19 school study, run ...

EVENT: Mendelian randomization conference

19 March 2021

7-9 July 2021 Mendelian randomization: harnessing the power of population diversity and family relatedness Hosted ...