20 September 2011
Professor Lord Winston unveiling a plaque to mark the Official Opening of CRICBristol
Image by Martin Chainey
Professor Lord Winston said: “It is really important to see this collaboration between the NHS and the University. Clinical research is a vital area of medicine and this new state-of-the-art centre will open up very exciting areas of research. I am delighted to officially open CRICBristol.”
Dr Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci Co-Director of CRICBristol and consultant cardiologist at the Bristol Heart Institute, said: “It is an honour to have Professor Lord Winston opening our centre. With his knowledge and enthusiasm for science and research he has managed to engage the general public’s interest, which is an inspirational example for us.”
This state-of-the-art clinical research and imaging centre is a unique collaboration between the University and its main NHS partner, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, and will allow people in Bristol and the South West to benefit from the latest, high-quality, cutting-edge research being conducted locally.