Our research and impacts

Our NIHR BRC takes new discoveries, treatments and technologies into the clinic, using our unique tools, facilities and world-leading expertise.


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Nutrition research

Our nutrition research is driving health and clinical impacts across the whole life course, through three key themes; starting well in life, staying healthy for longer and improving nutritional care.

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Respiratory and critical care research

Our respiratory and critical care research teams are employing their world-leading expertise to improve diagnosis, treatments and care for those with lung conditions and breathing problems.

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Data science

We aim to use NHS and research data to enable every patient to contibute to new knowledge, guide care decisions and make personalised medicine a reality.

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Microbial science

Our microbial research is finding new ways to fight infection, beat antimicrobial resistance, and harnessing the bacteria naturally found in, and on, all of us to tackle respiratory and nutritional diseases. 

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Behavioural science

Using a variety of approaches, we're working to improve health-related behaviours in patients and the public for their and the NHS's benefit, through the BRC Centre for Participatory Medicine. 

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Impact case studies

See how our research is making a difference, from better acute nutritional care to tackling liver disease.

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Our performance and metrics

See how we're dooing, from involving patients in clinical research through to published scientific papers.

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