Top academic cardiac surgery unit in the UK, at the forefront of developing and refining new surgical, perfusion, and anaesthetic techniques
Repairing damaged hearts using pioneering techniques in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine
Multidisciplinary team tackling the atherothrombotic narrowing of blood vessels, the primary cause of cardiovascular disease
BHI is a centre for translational research - translating discoveries in science directly into patient care
Studying electrical activity, energy production, ion handling and contraction of the heart, in both health and disease
The new £61 million Bristol Heart Institute Hospital, a joint initiative between University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust and the University of Bristol, unites cardiology with cardiac surgery, imaging, and cardiovascular research.
The BRU is one of just five across the UK that are dedicated to cardiovascular research. The facility inspires collaboration between scientists and clinicians, translating new research insights into improved patient care.
Bristol Clinical Trials and Evaluation Unit (CTEU) is the heart of the Bristol BRU and coordinates all research activities involving patients.