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Translational research

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The Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is improving the health of millions of people with common diseases like asthma and arthritis. We drive innovation in experimental science and translate research into breakthrough treatments, new technologies and advanced medicines which benefit our patients.

At the heart of the Nottingham BRC is our internationally renowned expertise in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

Our world-leading research is in:

The BRC strengthens Nottingham’s position as a leading city for research and innovation. Hosted by NUH, it brings together world-renowned clinicians and scientists in a partnership with the University of Nottingham. It is supported by Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We are funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).