News and events

The NIHR Bristol BRC strategy group is made of eight public contributors. They meet with ...

More than 800 people have now taken part in our UK-wide online survey to identify ...

Switching to non-surgical approach to ankle fractures in older people could save £1.5 million a year

15 September 2020

If half of patients aged 60 and over who had ...

“Our patient advisory group has been invaluable”

15 September 2020

The BRC’s Cardiovascular theme has been working with its patient ...

Genetic study of proteins is a breakthrough in drug development for complex diseases

8 September 2020

An innovative genetic study of blood protein levels, led by ...

NIHR Bristol BRC contributing to ground-breaking national study into long-term health impacts of coronavirus

4 September 2020

A major UK research study into the long-term health impacts ...

Analysis of seven trials finds that corticosteroids reduce risk of death by 20 per cent in critically ill COVID-19 patients

2 September 2020

Corticosteroids reduce the risk of death among critically ill COVID-19 ...

Handgrip strength shown to identify people at high risk of type 2 diabetes

2 September 2020

Findings demonstrate handgrip strength could be a cost-effective early screening ...

Implant choice more important than surgeon skill for hip replacement success

31 August 2020

A study analysing over 650,000 hip replacement patients across England and Wales over 14 years ...

Shoulder replacements benefit most patients for more than 10 years, study shows

27 August 2020

More than 90 per cent of shoulder replacement implants last more than 10 years, according ...

Event: Bristol Health Partners AHSC HIT Conference

18 August 2020

28 September and 1 October 2020. Bristol Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) would ...

Event: Cancer Research UK online project launch and networking session

18 August 2020

22 September 2020. 9.45am – 12.30pm. Around 60,000 poeple in the UK are living with ...

Body mass index may not be the best indicator of our health – how can we improve it?

30 July 2020

By Dr Karen Coulman, Research Fellow (NIHR Clinical Lectureship), and Dr Sarah Sauchelli Toran, Senior ...

Understanding the deadly link between COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease

23 June 2020

Deborah Lawlor, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Bristol and the NIHR Bristol BRC, ...

Coronavirus could trigger diabetes in previously healthy people

23 June 2020

By Julian Hamilton-Shield ,Professor of Diabetes and Metabolic Endocrinology at the University of Bristol and ...