BioResource Centre - Cambridge

The Cambridge NIHR BioResource Centre was the first of its kind and was founded in 2006. We help local researchers with the support from local participants.

Currently the NIHR BioResource Cambridge Centre has more than 17,000 volunteers and the number is increasing steadily.

Some members have health conditions and some don’t, but all are interested in taking part in our research. The studies look at, for example, the links between genes, or the environment, health and disease.

We also help with national studies, some of which are led by Researchers in Cambridge, for example the IBD Programme  and the Rare Diseases Programme.

We specialise in local research. We can offer specific genotype and/or phenotype groups.

If you are a Researcher please get in touch

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Are you interested in joining us?

When you join you will be given the opportunity to take part in both local and national studies.

We are lucky to have our own clinic on site, a popular area with our members as it is friendly and welcoming. Our nurses work on both local and national studies.

We are proud to be part of the NIHR BioResource and of all our members.

Would you like to help improve the treatment of  different diseases?

Please come and join us!


Box 299, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0QQ

0800 090 1212

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