A number of additional organisations, groups and centres have been established in this area to provide support for research.
Biomedical Research Centres
The NIHR has created 12 Biomedical Research Centres within leading NHS and University partnerships to drive progress on innovation and translational research in biomedicine. The following are based in the London (S) CLRN area:
Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centres Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Specialist Biomedical Research Centres
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health
Other NIHR King's Patient Safety and Service Quality (PSSQ) Research Centre
For further details on NIHR funded research centres visit the NIHR Website
Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre Network
The Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC) Network is jointly supported by Cancer Research UK and the Departments of Health for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, providing a total of £35 million over five years to fund a network of 19 Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres across the UK. The London (S) CLRN area hosts two Experimental Cancer Research Centres;
- Institute of Cancer Research, Experimental Cancer Research Centre
- King's College London, Experimental Cancer Research Centre
For more information visit the Experimental Cancer Medicine Network website.
King's Health Partners
King’s Health Partners is one of the UK’s five AHSCs. It brings together a world leading research led university (King’s College London) and three successful NHS Foundation Trusts (Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley).
For more information visit the King's Health Partners website.
South London Health Innovation and Education Cluster (HIEC)
Made up of around 30 organisations in south London, forms the South London Health Innovation Education Cluster (HIEC) - one of the 17 new government funded networks aimed at delivering high quality patient care through better trained clinicians and faster translation and adoption of research and innovation.
For further information visit the HIEC web page on the King's Health Partners website.
Medical Research Council Centres
The Medical Research Council is a publicly-funded organisation dedicated to improving human health. We support research across the entire spectrum of medical sciences, in universities and hospitals, in our own units and institutes in the UK, and in our units in Africa. MRC Centre for Transplantation MRC Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma
For further details on Medical Research Council Centres visit the MRC Website