Centres and Institutions
Premier centre in the UK and one of the top three centres in Europe for translational research into pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.
Home to one of four MRC genomics hubs in the UK.
One of four UK research institutions funded by the Wellcome Trust to become Centres for Research in Clinical Tropical Medicine.
Home to the NHS Chair in Pharmacogenetics – the first and only such position in the country.
The only centre funded by North West Cancer Research.
One of eight leading academic centres with excellence in applied public health research in England.
Largest maternity unit in the UK with international programme on global maternal health.
One of the leading clusters in Europe with major companies such as Eli Lilly, Actavis, Astra Zeneca and Novartis alongside a rapidly expanding biotechnology community, many healthcare companies and a strong analytical and clinical supply presence.
The office manages up to 2,000 live grants and has a 50% success rate.
Ground-breaking collaboration with industry.
Establishment of a unique academic partnership to align research, education and healthcare delivery similar to that offered by AHSCs.
One of eight MRC Network of Hubs for Trials Methodology Research.
A Joint venture between the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester, the UK’s only MRC Centre for Drug safety Science.
A collaboration between Universities of Liverpool, Newcastle and Sheffield, one of two MRC Arthritis Research UK Centres for research into musculoskeletal ageing.
Host to the British Society for Nanomedicine.
Home to the UK’s national centre for Zoonosis research.
One of eight NIHR funded centres for Public Health research.
Nine CLAHRCs have been established, to undertake high-quality research. Supported by the NIHR, with funding from the Department of Health.
The only specialist hospital Trust in the UK dedicated to providing comprehensive neurology, neurosurgery, spinal and pain management services.
One of the largest networked cancer centres in the UK. Treating over 30,000 patients a year from 10 sites, offering pioneering chemotherapy, radiotherapy and proton therapy treatments.
One of two National Science and Innovation Campuses. It is internationally recognised through the reputation of the STFC Daresbury Laboratory and Cockcroft Institute in leading-edge research and development.
Eleven Genomic Medicine Centres (GMCs) were established in December 2014 by NHS England. These centres will lead the way in delivering the 100,000 Genomes Project.
Global Hub for Sensor Technologies to help inventions go from the lab to the factory even faster and act as a shop window for foreign investment into the city’s high tech start-ups.
Liverpool University's world-renowned health and life science research underpins its programmes, which focus clearly on the needs of clinicians, patients and services.
The MRC NWHTMR is a collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool, Lancaster, Bangor and Manchester, involving experts in medical statistics, clinical trial methodology, pharmacoeconomics, sociology and clinical psychology.
The overarching aim of this HPRU is to support and strengthen PHE in its role of protecting England from emerging and zoonotic infections.
The NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Gastrointestinal Infections will explore and explain the distribution of diarrhoeal diseases in the population, establishing for whom the disease burden is greatest and why.
This consortium has resulted in a major step forward in establishing an internationally competitive platform for early translational and experimental medicine in childhood arthritis and related rheumatic and musculoskeletal health.
The (WTCGHR) is a collaborative centre between the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, the University of Liverpool and the University of Glasgow Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology.
Created by the alignment of the Medicines for Children Research Network (MCRN) and the Paediatric (non-medicines) Specialty Group into one specialty covering all of children’s research.
This centre aims to provide the expertise and infrastructure for non-invasive imaging in pre-clinical models to the research community at the University of Liverpool and its academic and industrial partners in the vicinity.
A laboratory addressing a range of challenges in proteomics and protein mass spectrometry as applied to biology and biomedical sciences.
Facilitates cost-effective access to multiplatform sequencing and array technologies for researchers worldwide. It offers a wide range of applications, with associated informatics, analytical processing of data and functional interpretation.
The Regenerative Medicine Network is a group of leading academics based at the University of Liverpool, dedicated to harnessing the curative potential of stem cells to improve human health.