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 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

Young People’s Advisory Group – lockdown version

4 June 2020

At a time when COVID-19 has changed almost every aspect of life, we’ve been finding ...

New Academic Health Science Centre designation for Bristol Health Partners

12 May 2020

New Bristol Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre designation recognises excellence in health and care ...

People more likely to choose a non-alcoholic drink when availability is greater

6 May 2020

People are more likely to choose non-alcoholic drinks if more of those drinks are available ...

Understanding perceptions of risks, mitigation and innovation for surgery in a COVID-19 world

5 May 2020

Researchers from the BRC’s Surgical Innovation theme are working alongside University College London on the ...