The NIHR Sheffield Biomedical Research Centre is focused on the pull-through of developments in Neurodegeneration, Neuroinflammation and Cerebrovascular disease into early phase clinical trials. Research in these areas is supported by cross-cutting themes of Advanced Medical Imaging, Genomic Medicine and Bioinformatics, and in silico medicine. The Sheffield BRC brings together outstanding scientists from the University of Sheffield Departments of Neuroscience and Engineering in multidisciplinary research institutes SITraN and INSIGNEO to improve the treatment and care of people living with chronic neurological disorders.
In the period 2018 – 2022 we will offer:
Clinical Research projects take place in conjunction with the Academic Neurology department at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital and are supported by the NIHR Sheffield Clinical Research Facility. Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recruited over 8000 patients onto Clinical trials in 2016.
Applicants interested in studying with us should first make contact with a project supervisor before applying.