Manchester Cancer Research Centre PhD training and fellowship scheme



Manchester Biomedical Research Centre PhD studentships

The NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (MBRC) is a partnership between Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and The University of Manchester.

The MBRC brings together expertise from across the city to accelerate new discoveries through translational research that will improve health. The BRC delivery partners are:

  • CMFT
  • Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (The Christie)
  • The University of Manchester
  • University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM).

Supported by the Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC), the MBRC will help clinicians to move towards a more proactive approach to medicine by applying the P4 principles:

  • Prevent disease
  • Predict disease progression
  • Personalise treatment pathways
  • empower patients to Participate in their healthcare. 

The MBRC runs for five years from 1 April 2017 to fund MBRC research posts and biomedical studies in the following areas:

  • musculoskeletal diseases
  • hearing health
  • respiratory diseases
  • dermatology
  • cancer