Our research

Using sophisticated biological and mathematical analysis techniques to understand the causes of disease and how it progresses

Increasing the chance of survival and reducing complications for patients undergoing cardiac surgery

Targeting new and existing treatments for common mental and behavioural disorders

Improving people's health through nutrition, diet and lifestyle research

Working with patients and members of the public to improve our research

Improving the health of women and their children

Developing better ways to evaluate new surgical techniques and devices

Bringing together researchers with internationally recognised expertise in qualitative research

Applying cutting-edge data analysis techniques to all areas of research

Latest research news

New population-wide health data resource to accelerate research on COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease in England

20 April 2021

For the first time, a new linked health data resource covering 54.4 million people – ...

NIHR Bristol BRC to benefit from internship programme to tackle underrepresentation of Black people in science

20 April 2021

The National Institute for Health Research Bristol Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR Bristol BRC), a partnership ...