NIHR Translational Research Partnerships (TRPs)

The NIHR Translational Research Partnerships (TRPs) combine the finest minds and capabilities in the UK’s leading academic and NHS centres into a single structure.

Underpinned by world class NIHR clinical research infrastructure, the TRPs create a unique life sciences industry resource to drive collaborative translational research in defined therapeutic areas, address unmet medical needs and take on the challenges of an evolving drug, device and diagnostic development model.

Birmingham Health Partners along with The Dudley Group of Hospitals and City of Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust is a centre in the NIHR TRP in joint and related inflammatory diseases – including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, synovitis.