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

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 ...

CODEC: New Study Open!

1 May 2019

The CODEC study is now open to recruitment! CODEC will investigate change in brain resting ...

SKArF Study Results Published

1 May 2019

The publication relating to the SKArF study has been published. This study looked at the inhibition of SK ...