NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre

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The NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is collaboration between two organisations:

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.

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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.

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Research themes

Research at the NIHR Moorfields BRC is divided into five themes:

Find out more about our themes

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Moorfields BRC Open Day 2023

We have 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. 

We are showcasing our worka public open day on Monday 26 June at St. Luke's Community Centre, near Old Street in London.