The Translational Biomedical Research Centre (TBRC) was officially opened by the MRC Chief Science Officer Dr Declan Mulkeen and BHF Medical Director Professor Peter Weissberg. It provides final validation Large Animal Research to facilitate translation to bed side.


The Translational Biomedical Research Centre is a £6.3 million facility containing a large animal research hospital operating to NHS standards with state of the art imaging.


The ability to study function, treatment and recovery in large animals enables final stage validation of new biomedical devices, medical procedures and drugs before proceeding direct to first in man and first in companion animal trials.


To arrange a visit/one-to-one consultation, receive updates or prepare a research application using the centre, please email

We look forward to working with you.

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