More than 100 people were the first to hear the very latest developments into the genetic basis of respiratory health conditions at a recent scientific event in Leicester.
News and events
A team who developed a ‘virtual ward’ to safely treat patients with an abnormal heart rhythm from their own homes in Leicester have been recognised for their innovative work with an award from the Health Service Journal.
A new study that will monitor patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from the comfort of their own homes, using inhalers with digital sensors and a mobile app, has signed up 42 patients.
Would you like to learn more about developments in cancer care helping patients at University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust? Then please join us at the UHL Cancer Conference (online). Friday 1 December 1pm – 4.30pm.
Software created from ‘building blocks’ could incorporate artificial intelligence, supporting medical staff with workflow and disease management, study finds
New ‘building-block’ approaches to the creation of digital tools which include data and artificial intelligence could play a key role in improving the running of hospital wards and disease management, according to the findings of new research.
Cancer patients have joined NIHR Leicester BRC researchers to share their experiences, and talk about shaping the future of cancer research in Leicester.
Leicester study warns of dangers of non-adherence after finding that 45% of kidney patients had not taken their medication as prescribed
When patients suffering from chronic health conditions don’t take their medicine as prescribed it can lead to unnecessary interventions and poor outcomes.
“Today we really got to feel the scale and breadth of the life-changing research being undertaken right here in Leicester and it made me feel incredibly proud to be part of the BRC.”
We’re preparing to welcome more than 200 guests to our 2023 Symposium at Winstanley House in Leicester on 2 November.
On the 14th of October researchers and members of the public attended the Beat SCAD 2023 conference. The conference was designed to ‘inform and inspire those with the condition about all that life after Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) has to offer’. This year’s conference focused on the latest research and information on condition where …
Leicester’s BRC & CRF were pleased to welcome the Director of Science, Research and Evidence at the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and Deputy CEO of the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Dr Gail Marzetti (pictured on the left) and Dr Natalie Owen, Head of Infrastructure at the DSHC (pictured …
A new study has identified over 100 genes linked to thyroid hormone levels, shedding light on the causes of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism (underactive and overactive thyroid).