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NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Company Profile

15:57 EDT 19th October 2017 | BioPortfolio

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 http://www.hicfund.org.uk/.

Location

The Joint Research Office Block 60, The Churchill Hospita
Old Road
Headington
Oxford
OX3 7LE
UK

Contact

Phone: 01865 227108
Email: obrcenquiries@ouh.nhs.uk


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Oxford research project wins digital award for Bashing the Bug!

An Oxford-based international online project to tackle antibiotic resistance has picked up a national health research award. BashTheBug, an initiative funded by the National Institute for Health Resea...

Oxford researchers develop new scan to predict stroke

Researchers at the University of Oxford, supported by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, have developed a new type of MRI scan to predict the risk of having a stroke. The non-invasive techniq...

Drop ‘complete the course’ message for antibiotics, experts say

Oxford researchers are among a group of infectious disease experts to argue that the advice that patients should complete a course of antibiotics is not supported by evidence and should be dropped. In...

A breathless and magical experience for foreign students

The NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre has welcomed students attending the 58th London International Youth Science Forum, a two-week residential event that attracts more than 500 of the world’s...

World-first NHS trial for universal flu vaccine

The world’s first widespread human testing of a flu vaccine which NIHR Oxford BRC researchers hope will protect more over 65-year-olds against influenza has begun in the NHS. More than 10,000 people...

NIHR: Improving the health and wealth of the nation through research

Professor Nicholas Lemoine (Medical Director at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)) describes the aims behind NIHR’s health research system, an NHS initiative supporting outstanding i...

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Researchers have you thought about using the NIHR BioResource for your next study? The NIHR BioResource is poised to support your next research project with a panel of volunteers who can be selected ...

Study shows slow walking pace is good predictor of heart-related deaths

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A collaborative filtering based approach to biomedical knowledge discovery.

The increase in publication rates makes it challenging for an individual researcher to stay abreast of all relevant research in order to find novel research hypotheses. Literature-based discovery meth...

Globalization and changing trends of biomedical research output.

The US continues to lead the world in research and development (R&D) expenditures, but there is concern that stagnation in federal support for biomedical research in the US could undermine the leading...

Should biomedical research be like Airbnb?

The thesis presented here is that biomedical research is based on the trusted exchange of services. That exchange would be conducted more efficiently if the trusted software platforms to exchange thos...

Pregnancy in polymyositis or dermatomyositis: retrospective results from a tertiary centre in China.

. To examine if patients with PM/DM are at higher risk of complicated pregnancies.

Data privacy management and data quality monitoring in the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research's multicentre TranslatiOnal Registry for CardiomyopatHies (DZHK-TORCH).

The multicentric TranslatiOnal Registry for CardiomyopatHies (TORCH) of the German Centre for Cardiovascular Research aims to recruit 2300 patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopthies.

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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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