This is the only BRU funded to explore translational research in hearing. NHBRU is the result of unique partnership between the Medical Research Council Institute of Hearing Research, the University of Nottingham and NUH. The BRU employs twenty staff based in Ropewalk House in the centre of Nottingham, which has been specially refurbished in order to accommodate the particular needs of hearing research. This ensures access to Audiology services and fosters a joint working culture.
Work in NHBRU focuses on four key research areas:
NDDC is funded to explore translational research in GI and liver infections as well as post infectious conditions. The BRU is a partnership between the University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, and employs a total of twenty two staff. NDDC will be relocating to a mewly build unit at QMC site, which will be at the centre of all in-patient GI, liver, and surgical activity and next to academic units. Work in NDDC focuses on four key areas:
The NDDC BRU’s latest brochure details the aims of the NIHR BRU, its facilities, how it facilitates patient involvement in research, how clinicians are empowered, overviews of team leaders, a description of themes and a summary of their training approach.
NRBRU is funded to explore translational research in respiratory conditions, and is a partnership between the University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. NRBRU employs a total of fifteen staff, and is located at a newly refurbished unit at City site. Work in NRBRU focuses on four key areas:
The three BRUs are supported by a number of initiatives led by NUH.