Greater Manchester has a deep heritage in science, innovation and entrepreneurship.
The NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) connects world-leading researchers based at The University of Manchester and three NHS Trusts in Greater Manchester, with a vision to drive health improvements and lasting change for all through creative, inclusive and proactive research that identifies and bridges gaps between new discoveries and individualised care.
Oncology research experts from across the country – including from the NIHR Manchester BRC – have come together to establish a new collaboration to accelerate cancer research, translating scientific discoveries into tangible benefits for patients.
Professor Ian Bruce rounds up February's news and developments for the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), with a special launch of the Innovator Training Scheme and other BRC training and development.
We are driving forward pioneering research into new tests and treatments in musculoskeletal disease, hearing health, respiratory disease, dermatology and three cancer themes (prevention, radiotherapy and precision medicine), utilising our expertise in biomarkers, informatics and the rapid translation of research findings.