NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre
The NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is collaboration between two organisations:
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
Moorfields BRC is dedicated to eye and vision research for the benefit of patients and the NHS. Our world-leading researchers and their teams are all working towards better diagnosis, prevention and treatment of eye conditions.
The NIHR (National Institute for Health and Care Research) supports world-leading health and social care research that improves people's health and wellbeing, and promotes economic growth.
The NIHR is funded by the Department of Health and Social Care and is the largest funder of health and care research in the UK.
The NIHR supports 20 Biomedical Research Centres (BRCs) across England and 22 Clinical Research Facilities (CRFs), including the Moorfields CRF.
Research at the NIHR Moorfields BRC is divided into five themes:
Vascular Disease and Inflammation
Genomic Discovery and Therapeutics
Regenerative Therapies, Lasers and Medical Devices
Translational Data Science
Imaging, Visual Assessment and Digital Innovation
Moorfields BRC awarded £20 million
The NIHR Moorfields BRC has been awarded £20 million from the NIHR for another five years of vision research, allowing us to continue our mission to preserve sight and drive equity through innovation.
World Glaucoma Week 2023: Moorfields at Brent Cross transforms glaucoma diagnosis and saves sight
NIHR Moorfields BRC researchers appointed as Senior Investigators
£300 million contract signed to build Oriel, our new joint centre for eye care, research and education [Moorfields website]
Cross Innovation Hub launches with successful matching event
Charles Bonnet Syndrome event at UK Parliament celebrates advances in knowledge and research
NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre receives £20 million for another five years of vision research innovation
Join us at this year's Bloomsbury Festival for events and activities link to the theme of 'Breathe'
NIHR-funded study shows reusable contact lenses more than triple the risk of rare preventable eye infection [UCL News]
New ‘AutoMorph’ tool allows researchers to analyse retinal photographs automatically
Gene therapy trial for completely colour-blind children partly restores cone function [UCL News]