Featured stories: the impact of our research

Bristol research informs development of treatments to improve outcomes for patients of heart attack and stroke 10 June 2014 Pharmaceutical companies have shifted their focus for cardioprotective drug development based on research conducted at the University of Bristol, which began nearly 20 years ago. Today, the multi-million pound investments from pharmaceuticals are paying off with patients starting to see the benefits in preliminary clinical trials.

About our impact stories

Research at the University of Bristol contributes to the University's international reputation, it informs our teaching and it is the basis of our economic and societal role in the region and of our collaborations across the world.

The stories here celebrate the range and depth of this research undertaken at the University and how it impacts on society, on a local, national and international level.

These stories reflect our sustained and evolving research activity, focusing on key projects that are currently active or have recently been completed from each of the University .

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