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NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Company Profile

04:27 EDT 17th September 2019 | 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 medical researchers win prestigious national awards

Four leading healthcare academics in Oxford have received a prestigious national award. The University of Oxford professors have been named National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Senior Inv...

Oxford BRC achieves ISO 9001 audit success

Following an external audit, the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) has again been successfully certified to the internationally recognised ISO 9001:2015 standard. Oxford is the only NIHR BR...

Future life sciences leaders immerse themselves in Oxford collaborations

A group of emerging health sector leaders taking part in a new national leadership programme have visited Oxford to learn about how academics, clinicians and industry partners are collaborating to dri...

Is patient and public involvement being privatised?

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) recently announced a new NIHR Centre that will merge NIHR INVOLVE and the NIHR Dissemination Centre and will be operational in April 2020.12...

Simple scan could direct treatments for angina

(NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and King’s College London) A 40 minute test for angina could help patients avoid an overnight stay in hospital, according to research funded...

Oxford researchers develop new technique to analyse cancer cells’ life history

A team of researchers from the University of Oxford has developed a new technique that allows scientists to reliably track genetic errors in individual cancer cells, and find out how these might lead ...

Government investment in health research benefits wider economy, study finds

A study has found that government investment in healthcare research is good for the wider economy. The research, supported by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), found that the return on...

Smartphone test predicts how symptoms develop in Parkinson’s

Researchers in Oxford have found that a simple test carried out on a smartphone can help to accurately predict future change in people in the early stages of Parkinson’s, helping to determine the su...

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A macroeconomic assessment of the impact of medical research expenditure: A case study of NIHR Biomedical Research Centres.

Quantifying the value of investment in medical research can inform decision-making on the prioritisation of research programmes. Existing methodologies to estimate the rate of return of medical resear...

Correction: A macroeconomic assessment of the impact of medical research expenditure: A case study of NIHR Biomedical Research Centres.

[This corrects the article DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0214361.].

National Institute for Health Research in the UK reviews ward staffing research.

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in the United Kingdom (UK) has recently released a themed review: Staffing on Wards: Making decisions about healthcare staffing, improving effectivene...

Patient centred care for multimorbidity improves patient experience, but quality of life is unchanged.

The studyA patient-centred intervention to improve the management of multimorbidity in general practice: the 3D RCT. Salisbury C, Man M-S, Chaplin K, et al.Published in 2019;7(5).  This study was fu...

Most UK scientists who publish extremely highly-cited papers do not secure funding from major public and charity funders: A descriptive analysis.

The UK is one of the largest funders of health research in the world, but little is known about how health funding is spent. Our study explores whether major UK public and charitable health research f...

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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...

How Participants Perceive Biomedical Research in Pulmonology

The primary objective of this study is to determine how biomedical research is perceived by patients already participating in a pulmonology research project.

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...

Comparison of Oxford UKA and Sigma UKA With RSA.

Comparison of two unicompartmental knee arthroplasties (UKA), to see if Sigma UKA performs equally good as the Oxford UKA. The study focuses on how well the arthroplasty is fixated to the ...

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Informatics Collaborative Troponin Study

The NHIC Cardiovascular Project is an observational, multi-centre and longitudinal study of clinical data from collaborating hospitals. A dataset of the longitudinal record for patients wh...

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