One of 20 Biomedical Research Centres funded by the NIHR in the UK, we use cutting edge translational research to improve health outcomes for patients and the public. By translating scientific breakthroughs into potential new treatments, diagnostics and medical technologies for the people of the South West we are helping to address the biggest health issues affecting people in our communities today.
Our partnership brings together world-class medical research leaders from across the region, including clinical and laboratory scientists, doctors, nurses, and data experts. Their technical knowledge is partnered with expertise from patients, carers, and families to identify and drive forward important new research.
We work collaboratively with our South West NHS partners to improve diagnosis, treatment and care across five core themes, helping to address the most pressing health issues facing the people in our region. Our research themes are: