Barts Centre for Trauma Sciences is a hub of excellence for translational trauma research and education.

Our trauma research spans the globe and targets areas of highest clinical need.

C4TS is a world-leading Centre of excellence for translational research at Barts and the London School of Medicine & Dentistry (SMD), Queen Mary University of London. The centre focuses on the immediate post-injury phase, with research into the pathophysiology of injury and a pathway to ensure the translation of research into practice and into policy. World class research is coupled with international education and dissemination programmes to improve care and outcomes of trauma patients worldwide.


Trauma is the leading cause of death for people aged under 44 in the UK

Over 17,000 people in the UK die from traumatic injury every year

For every trauma fatality, between three and four patients survive with a serious or permanent disability

C4TS Newsletter

Our quarterly Newsletters cover more trauma facts, discuss our research projects and events. 

Latest News

Can you help us make the bleeding stop?

If you are a former trauma patient or carer who has experience with major bleeding, we would love to hear from you!

8th April 2016

Barts Trauma Team features in 'Trauma Doctors: Every Second Counts'

C4TS staff feature in a gripping new TV series.

21st March 2016

Trauma outreach team at Seven Oaks Innovation Week: Feb 29th - 4th March

Next weekend the Trauma team will be packing up the car with platelets, red blood cells, fibrin and the trauma mannequin ready for the start of Sevenoaks Innovation Week 2016 (Feb 29th to 4th March).

22nd February 2016