National Institute for Health Research 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 joint vision to drive forward the transformation of scientific breakthroughs into life-saving treatments and care for patients.

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Recent News & Events

Role of protease targets in wound healing uncertain

Protease modulating therapies are used to assist in venour leg ulcer closure, but a recent review suggests that physicans should rexamine the biomarker's role in targeted chronic wound healing therapies.

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Introducing the NIHR Manchester BRC

We will drive 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.

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