Advanced Care Research Centre

Meet the ACRC Team

The Advanced Care Research Centre Director is Bruce Guthrie, Professor of General Practice. He is joined by colleagues from across the University of Edinburgh and Newcastle University, bringing together top academics across all aspects of caring for those in later life.

Contact the ACRC team

You can find out more about each of our workpackage leads and their teams by following the link to their relevant workpackages, or by following links to their staff profile.

Core Leadership

Bruce Guthrie

Bruce Guthrie is Professor of General Practice at the Usher Institute, in the Edinburgh Medical School.

Bruce is a mixed methods health services researcher with an interest in the quality and safety of health and social care, particularly in relation to multimorbidity and polypharmacy. As well as research, he works clinically as a GP and works closely with the NHS and government to improve healthcare quality and safety.

He is the Director of the ACRC, and one of the leads for Data-Driven Prediction and Insight.

Find out more about Bruce Guthrie on their profile page

Wide-ranging expertise

The University of Edinburgh has a rich expertise working on issues related to the ageing population, and the challenges this brings both at home and globally.

In addition to the Core Leadership team noted above, the Advanced Care Research Centre is bringing together expertise from across all three Colleges of the University of Edinburgh joined by colleagues from Newcastle University, combining research across fields including medicine and other care professions, life sciences, engineering, informatics, data and social sciences - with the person in later life at the heart of all we do.