Patient getting treatment
Patient getting treatment

Welcome to the NIHR BRC website

Within the Leeds BRC is a £2m state of the art MRI scanner

Our waiting area at the Leeds BRC imaging centre

Our BRC officially opened in 2017, building on the previous 9 years of NIHR funding

We host a number a public, patient, involvement and engagement events throughout the year

The NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre opened in 2008. In 2017 it was upgraded to Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) status. The NIHR Leeds BRC is an international centre of excellence which exists to provide infrastructure to support translational research across musculoskeletal disease.

Hosted within the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and in partnership with the University of Leeds, research within the NIHR Leeds BRC is focused on providing individually targeted, cost-effective therapies that improve the lives of those living with musculoskeletal disease.