COVID-19 vaccines given as fourth doses in the UK offer excellent boosting immunity protection, according to the latest results from a nationwide NIHR-supported study.Read More
Local health researchers are celebrating after it was announced that the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Clinical Research Facility (CRF) based at University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust has been awarded £4.1 million over the next five years to carry out early phase clinical research.
Local volunteers are being sought to take part in a new trial that will investigate the use of different COVID-19 vaccines as a third ‘booster’ injection.Read More
Leicester’s Hospitals is celebrating International Clinical Trials Day on Thursday 20 May by launching a new research registry for local residents. Read More
Research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) taking place at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre and NIHR Leicester Clinical Research Facility could reduce the risk of death from a life-threatening aneurysm.
A new clinical study that could improve outcomes for people who have a stroke in their sleep is now underway, thanks to more than £320,000 funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
Researchers at the University of Leicester have begun the three-year trial in the UK, which will study the best treatment for people who have an ischaemic stroke in their sleep and wake up with symptoms – also known as a wake-up stroke.