Welcome to the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre

  A partnership between Cambridge University Hospitals and the University of Cambridge. Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, which combines on a single site scientific research in world-class institutes, patient care in NHS hospitals and drug discovery in pharmaceutical companies.

Welcome to the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre

A partnership between Cambridge University Hospitals and the University of Cambridge. Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, which combines on a single site scientific research in world-class institutes, patient care in NHS hospitals and drug discovery in pharmaceutical companies.

Welcome to the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre

  A partnership between Cambridge University Hospitals and the University of Cambridge. Based on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, which combines on a single site scientific research in world-class institutes, patient care in NHS hospitals and drug discovery in pharmaceutical companies.

Latest news

NIHR IBD BioResource celebrates 1000th patient

The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) BioResource are celebrating the recruitment of their 1,000th patient to their research programme.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a term used to Read more

The Swedish model for CVD prevention: Public Health cultivation combined with individual health dialogues in Primary Care

In Sweden, mortality from cardiovascular diseases (CVD) increased steadily during the 20th century and in the mid-1980s. The county of Västerbotten had the highest mortality. Therefore, a community intervention programme was launched – Read more

‘Lies, Damn’d lies and statistics: why it is (almost) impossible to communicate risk ethically’

Any claim about an individual’s risk of harm is always made relative to some reference class (or body-of-information): there is no such thing as an individual’s “actual” risk of lung cancer, but, rather, Read more

Follow us on Twitter

Our research

Antimicrobial resistance

This new theme harnesses the considerable local expertise and comprehensive databases…Read more

Cancer

Five of the top 10 causes of disease-related death in the UK are cancers, imparting significant disease…Read more

Capacity building

Capacity building is a cross-cutting theme that aims to support and train the next generation of academic…Read more

Cardiovascular and respiratory disease

Cardiovascular and respiratory diseases are the leading causes of premature death worldwide, killing 26 million people a year…Read more

Clinical Research Facilities

The Clinical Research Facilities (CRF) theme of the Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre…Read more

Dementia and neurodegenerative disorders

Dementia and Neurodegenerative Disorders’ combines and builds on the strengths of the previous theme…Read more

Gastrointestinal Disease

The Gastrointestinal Diseases theme aspires to transform our understanding, management and treatment of major intestinal and liver disease…Read more

Imaging

Imaging is a cross cutting multidisciplinary research theme developing and evaluating…Read more

Inflammation, infection and immune-therapeutics

The immune system is critical for defence against infection…Read more

Integrative genomics

The last 10 years has seen an extraordinary revolution in our ability to sequence the human genome…Read more

Mental health

Mental health disorders, like depression, addiction and psychosis, are common and potentially severe…Read more

Metabolism, endocrinology and bone

Welcome to the Metabolism, Endocrinology and Bone theme. Our research is helping…Read more

Neuroscience

The prevalence of neurological disorders is increasing, reflecting advances in the management…Read more

Nutrition diet and lifestyle

The overall aim of this theme is to investigate how dietary, nutritional and lifestyle behaviours…Read more

Population and Quantitative Science

Based within the most outstanding NHS and University partnerships in the country.Read more

Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine

Organ transplantation is life-transforming and life-saving for hundreds of thousands…Read more

Women’s health and paediatrics

The Cambridge BRC Women’s Health theme focuses on tackling the origins, treatment and prevention…Read more