Home
NIHR | Manchester Biomedical Research Centre

NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre

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.

Read more

Recent News & Events

Shift workers at increased risk of asthma, research shows

An international team of scientists, including Manchester BRC researcher Dr Hannah Durrington has found that shift workers, especially those working permanent night shifts, showed increased risks of asthma, especially moderate or severe asthma.

View More News

Introducing the NIHR Manchester BRC

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.

You can help shape our research

You can help shape our research

There are plently of opportunities for people to help shape our research plans. Research is vital to help us understand more about a particular disease or condition and how to treat them.

Read more