NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Company Profile

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The NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Oxford (OxBRC) is based at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and run in partnership with the University of Oxford. It was one of five centres funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in 2007 through a competitively awarded grant of £57m over five years. In April 2012, as a recognition for its outstanding contribution to healthcare research it was awarded £95.5m to 2017 and in September 2016 was awarded £113.7m for 2017 to 2022 to support translational research. Oxford Biomedical Research Centre genomics researchers are currently sequencing 500 clinical genomes, one being the clinical sequence described herein, as part of a programme funded by the Health Innovation Challenge Fund


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Oxford opens nanomaterials research centre

A new research centre located at the University of Oxford’s Harwell Campus will focus on the study of materials at the nanoscale.

Funding boost for genetics centre

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Northern Powerhouse Receives £55m in Health Research Funding

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Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics and Genomics plc first to sequence multiple human genomes using hand-held nanopore technology

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NIH Research & Consulting Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Coral Springs, Fla. (PRWEB) December 13, 2016 NIH Research & Consulting (NIHR), LLC is proud to announce its 25th year as the ...

Oxford Nanoimaging Report on how the Nanoimager, a Desktop Microscope Delivering Single Molecule, Super-Resolution Performance, is Being Applied at the MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology & Infection

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The NIHR public health research programme: intervention approaches to tackle health inequalities.

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Is research related to a country's economic development? An analysis of biomedical publications from several GCC and ASEAN countries from 1994-2013.

Biomedical research has traditionally been the domain of developed countries. We aim to study the effects of the increased focus on biomedical and medical research on level 1-4 publications in several...

Collaborative research and the co-production of knowledge for practice: an illustrative case study.

In 2008, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) began funding a major 5-year pilot research programme of translational research in England, establishing nine 'Collaborations for Leadership ...

Guidelines for Developing and Reporting Machine Learning Predictive Models in Biomedical Research: A Multidisciplinary View.

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A Challenge Study to Assess the Safety, Immunogenicity and Efficacy of a Malaria Vaccine Candidate

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Oxford Partial Knee Replacement. A Randomized Clinical Trial of Three Implant Types

The purpose of this scientific study is to clarify whether there is a relationship between the appearance of radiolucent lines in bone-cement interphase of the tibial component of the diff...

Bigfoot Biomedical Clinical Research Center (CRC) Trial

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A Clinical Investigation of the Oxford® Meniscal Unicompartmental Knee System

The purpose of this study is to collect information on complications and survivorship of patients implanted with the Oxford™ Meniscal Unicompartmental Knee System at multiple sites in th...

Oxford® Partial Knee Kinematics Gait Analysis Study

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