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


The Joint Research Office Block 60, The Churchill Hospita
Old Road


Phone: 01865 227108

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Could Oxford become the new centre of excellence for biomedical research into ME/CFS? | 23 January 2016

Things look good for ME/CFS biomed studies at Oxford, says Dr Charles Shepherd.

Could Oxford become the new centre of excellence for biomedical research into ME/CFS? | 23 January 2017

Things look good for ME/CFS biomed studies at Oxford University, says Dr Charles Shepherd.

Oxfordshire research funding programme praised for impact on NHS

A 10-year programme of research funding at Oxfordshire’s hospitals has had a positive impact on patient care, a new paper has reported. Interviews with clinical leaders on the work of the NIHR Oxfor...

Funding boost for genetics centre

A major University of Oxford genetics research centre that supports Oxford BRC research is to share £118m of new funding. Global medical research funding charity Wellcome has announced funding for Th...

Novo Nordisk to Invest $144M in U.K. Diabetes Research Centre

Danish diabetes drugs firm Novo Nordisk will plough up to DKK 1 billion (approximately $144 million) into a new diabetes research centre at the University of Oxford, U.K. Up to 100 Novo Nordisk scient...

BRIEF-Novo Nordisk to invest $144 mln in University of Oxford research centre

* Says enters collaboration with University of Oxford on type 2 diabetes and invests 115 million pounds ($144.52 million)in new research centre

Danish firm to set up Oxford University diabetes research centre despite Brexit

Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk is to invest A 115 million in a new diabetes research centre in Oxford despite the unfortunate "uncertainties" created by Brexit. The move is to go ahead des...

Public Health Minister Visits Oxford Cancer Hospital ahead of World Cancer Day

Ahead of World Cancer Day on February, Public Health Minister Nicola Blackwood highlighted the importance of UK scientific research to beating cancer during a visit to the Churchill Hospital. The Publ...

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

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Public Health Research (PHR) Programme evaluates interventions intended to improve the health of the public and reduce inequalities in health in the U...

Trust me, I'm a researcher!: The role of trust in biomedical research.

In biomedical research lack of trust is seen as a great threat that can severely jeopardise the whole biomedical research enterprise. Practices, such as informed consent, and also the administrative a...

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...

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

As more and more researchers are turning to big data for new opportunities of biomedical discoveries, machine learning models, as the backbone of big data analysis, are mentioned more often in biomedi...

Hypercompetition in biomedical research evaluation and its impact on young scientist careers.

Recent years have seen tremendous changes in the modes of publication and dissemination of biomedical information, with the introduction of countless new publishers and publishing models, as well as a...

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

This is an open-label, multi-centre Phase I/IIa dose escalation blood-stage malaria CHMI trial to assess the safety, immunogenicity and efficacy of the candidate malaria vaccine RH5.1/AS01...

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

The trial is designed to assess safety and feasibility of the Bigfoot Biomedical Type 1 Diabetes Management System (T1DMS) in up to 50 participants in a closely monitored Clinical Research...

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

The objective of this study is to compare the effect on gait of unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA), using the Oxford® Partial Knee, versus total knee arthroplasty (TKA), using the V...

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Funded by the Department of Health and established in April 2006, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) aims to improve the health and wealth of the nation through res...

The Oxford Knowledge Company

We began life in 1997 by providing a business information research and monitoring service to companies in hi-tech sectors such as semiconductors and biotechnology.In 1998, in response to demand from f...

Oxford Biomedical Research, Inc.

Oxford Biomedical Research (OBR) develops, manufactures and markets assay kits, recombinant proteins and antibodies for biomedical research and drug discovery. The company’s primary focus is on the ...

Oxford Gene Technology

DNA microassays consisting of in situ synthesises oligonucleotide probes.

Clinical Research Centre

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