The NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is part of the NIHR and hosted by Cambridge University Hospitals in partnership with the University of Cambridge to deliver ground-breaking research that benefits patients.
Covering 13 different health themes and supported by world-leading experts, our research helps deliver better medicines and treatments for the NHS. Find out more about the research we support.
We have state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities to support research delivery: all located on a single site just one hour from London. Find out more about the facilities on site.
We put patients at the heart of our research. Help us to make sure research meets patients’ needs. There are lots of ways you can get involved – find out more today.
Our research is strengthened through collaboration and partnership with industry – from small biotechs to multinational pharmaceuticals. Find out more about our work with industry.
Around £3 million has been awarded to clinicians and scientists in Cambridge to support cancer research and find new treatments. Read more
The artificial pancreas for type 1 diabetes – which was developed in Cambridge and supported in trials by the NIHR Cambridge BRC and NIHR Cambridge CRF – could soon be approved for use Read more
Research supported by NIHR Cambridge BRC has led to a new test that ‘fishes’ for multiple respiratory viruses at once using single strands of DNA as ‘bait’, giving highly accurate results in under Read more