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

New research to help prevent older patients losing strength and function while in hospital

Research to find ways to improve frail older patients’ strength after a period in hospital will be carried out at the University of Cambridge by Addenbrooke’s Hospital physiotherapist, Peter Hartley, pictured.
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Cambridge researcher gets major award to take prostate biopsy device into clinical application

Researchers in Cambridge have secured funding of nearly £800,000 from the NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i) programme to take a novel test for prostate cancer from a Read more

Gateway to Genetic Counselling for Nurses and Midwives

Registrations now open and applications welcomed for assessed courses in Human Genomics & Genomic Counselling from the Cambridge Genomic Medicine Programme to prepare Nurses and Midwives for the increased role of genetics in healthcare.
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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 immunotherapeutics

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