The National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research
Unit in Nutrition, Diet and Lifestyle at University Hospitals
Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Bristol. (NIHR
Bristol Nutrition BRU) performs patient-focused early phase
experimental clinical research (commonly referred to as
experimental medicine) in the areas of human nutrition, diet and
lifestyle (including obesity). Our aim is to pull basic scientific
discoveries into clinical research and through to benefits for
patients and the NHS.
The NIHR Bristol Nutrition BRU opened on 1 April
2012 and is a partnership between the University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation
Trust and the University of Bristol. To see the Bristol
Nutrition BRU Flyer please click here.
The director of the unit is Professor Andy Ness and his
executive/management team members are Professor Ashley
Cooper, Professor Julian
Hamilton-Shield, Shirley Jenkins, Vanessa
Marshall and Professor Richard Martin.