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New National guidance for prioritising funding and support for COVID-19 research across the UK

Published by NIHR 26 March 2020:
Working with partners across the health and care system, NIHR is leading, enabling and delivering world-class COVID-19 research, a key element of the Government’s overall response to Read more

COVID-19 research studies at CUH

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic Cambridge University Hospitals has put in place measures to help researchers and research infrastructure deliver COVID-19 studies, whilst also supporting the care of patients with COVID-19 by Read more

Update on clinical research during the COVID-19 outbreak

UPDATE 7 APRIL 2020:
Approval process for COVID-19 related research
Locally, trials and studies need first to be reviewed by the Cambridge BRC/Covid-19 oversight committee before being submitted through the national NIHR prioritisation Read more

Medovate working with CUH team to bring life-saving upper GI therapy device to market

Medical device company Medovate has secured the exclusive rights to bring to market a pioneering endoscopic surgical device.
The new device, ENDOVAC, has the potential to dramatically improve survival of patients with life-threatening Read more

World’s first artificial pancreas app licensed for people with type 1 diabetes in UK

Pioneering diabetes researcher Professor Roman Hovorka today launches the world’s first licensed, downloadable artificial pancreas app for people with type 1 diabetes.Read more

Celebrating International Women’s Day

This year for International Women’s Day, the NIHR Cambridge BRC highlighted some of their women working in research and making a real difference to the NHS, read their inspiring stories.Read more

It’s your data – so have your say in how it should be used

How do you think health data should be shared and used – and who should share it?
Now’s your chance to tell Cambridge researchers what you think about accessing, sharing and using YOUR Read more

New NIHR Cambridge BRC director appointed

The NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) has announced Dr Miles Parkes will be the new director of the centre, based at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH).
Dr Miles Parkes is currently a consultant Read more

NIHR Cambridge BRC research highlights over 2019

From breath tests for cancer to finding the root of childhood kidney cancer, what are the research stories that NIHR Cambridge BRC supported or funded which hit the news over 2019?  Click on Read more

Scientists discover root of childhood kidney cancer

A fundamental change in our understanding of the childhood kidney cancer Wilms’ tumour is on the horizon, after the discovery of its earliest genetic root by scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and Read more

Winning research poster at our Open Evening unveiled – as voted for by you!

Is DNA your destiny?
Not necessarily, according to Cambridge postdoctoral researcher Dr Kousik Kundu – whose poster was voted the public’s favourite at the NIHR Cambridge BRC Open Evening which took place last Read more

Public Open Evening highlights research expansion plans for campus

It is already a world-leader in clinical care and research – and now there are plans for the Cambridge Biomedical campus to literally build on this reputation, as more than 150 people found Read more

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