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NIHR Biomedical Research Centres

National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centres (BRC) are collaborations between world-leading universities and NHS organisations.

They bring together academics and clinicians to take lab-based scientific breakthroughs and turn them into new treatments, diagnostics and medical technologies.

UCL is a member of three BRCs:

NIHR UCLH Biomedical Research Centre

The UCLH Biomedical Research Centre is a partnership between University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) and UCL

UCLH is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the United Kingdom and UCL is one of the leading biomedical research universities. By working together we have become leaders in translating fundamental biomedical research into clinical research that benefits patients.

NIHR BRC status has enabled this successful partnership to build on our expertise in areas such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and neurosciences.

Find out more about UCLH BRC

NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre

The NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre is collaboration between UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Moorfields BRC is dedicated to eye and vision research for the benefit of patients and the NHS. Researchers and their teams are all working towards better diagnosis, prevention and treatment of eye conditions.

Find out more about Moorfields BRC

NIHR Great Ormond Street Hospital Biomedical Research Centre

The NIHR Great Ormond Street Hospital Biomedical Research Centre is a collaboration between UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital, It is the only NIHR BRC focussing on paediatric research.

Find out more about GOSH BRC