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

Majority of countries see no increase in suicide rates during first months of COVID-19 pandemic

8 August 2022

Overall suicide rates did not increase in the majority of countries during the first 9-15 ...

COVID-19 pandemic reduced number of people using health services after self-harming, systematic review suggests

3 August 2022

The number of people presenting to health services after self-harming reduced during the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Landmark study shows consistent approaches to surgical innovation are urgently needed

3 August 2022

A consistent approach to NHS policies on surgical innovation is urgently needed, a landmark study ...

Improving shared decision making and informed consent for surgical innovation – stakeholder workshop

27 July 2022

National stakeholders got together on 4 July 2022 at a workshop organised by the Bristol ...