On Friday 10 February we received a visit from the Chancellor of the University of Leicester, Dame Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE.
Professor Claire Meek from the NIHR Leicester BRC is leading one of five global research projects receiving part of £1.5 million funding from JDRF, the world’s leading type 1 diabetes charity, and the Helmsley Charitable Trust to access a unique database which could help prevent type 1 diabetes.
A novel approach to studying the progression of tuberculosis (TB) from infection to disease has identified and treated people at increased risk of developing the disease that current methods of testing would not. *For the full caption for this image, please see the end of this news story.
Check out BBC’s Morning Live, 16 Jan 2024 from around 10 minutes in, to watch a feature on clinical trials filmed here at the NIHR Leicester BRC.
Long-term exposure to current levels of UK air pollution has been found to be associated with an annual increase of up to 22 minutes of sedentary time each day, in a study published in the Journal of Public Health.
The reasons why children and young people with type 1 diabetes from ethnic minority groups or living in low socioeconomic areas are less likely to use the diabetes technology that could change their lives is the focus of a new study.
A study that tested a new approach to analysing circulating tumour cells (CTCs) in patients with breast cancer, with the aim of guiding treatment decisions was the winning presentation at the recent NIHR Leicester BRC Symposium.
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.
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.
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 …