Research and Development

Innovation and excellence in health and care

Research is central to CUH’s identity as a leading NHS hospital and development as an academic research centre.

Cambridge is home to one of the richest pools of clinical and scientific knowledge and expertise not only in the country but in the world. At CUH this is reflected in clinical teams working in the hospital alongside world-class scientists from a wealth of internationally renowned organisations such as the Medical Research Council (MRC) which shares the hospital campus.

Doctors and scientists collaborate across disciplines and specialties and it is this co-existence of experience and expertise that fosters translational research – turning basic science into new drugs and new therapies giving patients innovative and excellent care.

For researchers

The Trust is responsible for overseeing all the biomedical research which takes place on our campus in so far as it involves our patients, their data or tissues, or where it uses NHS facilities and staff at CUH.

For nurses, midwives and AHPs

This section is for qualified nurses, midwives and allied health professionals (AHPs) looking to develop a career in research and find out more about the research opportunities available on site.

For the public

Researchers at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) are dedicated to producing world-class research that both improves patient’s lives and makes the NHS more sustainable.

Cambridge clinical trials unit (CCTU)

The CCTU works in partnership with researchers to deliver the highest quality clinical trials and clinical research, covering a broad range of disease areas

Contact research and development

Telephone: 
01223 348490

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
Hills Road,
Cambridge
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Latest research news

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