Come and hear about health improvement research taking place here in Leicester at our Public Involvement in Health Research Event
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, and Dr Natalie Owen, Head of Infrastructure at the DSHC, on Monday 23 October.
Navneet Ghuman, part of NIHR Leicester’s Clinical Research Facility team, was one of several staff members recognized for their outstanding contributions to work at the Intensive Care Therapy Unit as the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre’s Respiratory Theme crowned their Research Champions.
UKCRF Network awarded £2.4 million in public funding to support the delivery of early phase research studies
The UK Clinical Research Facility Network (UKCRF Network), hosted by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT), has been awarded £2.4 million funding by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) to support research studies over the next five years.
Fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose provides stronger immunity boost than third dose, shows study ran in the East Midlands
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.
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.
Leicester’s Hospitals is celebrating International Clinical Trials Day on Thursday 20 May by launching a new research registry for local residents.
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 …
Research teams at the NIHR Leicester Clinical Research Facility are giving members of the public an opportunity to experience first-hand some of the clinical trials they run. The open afternoon is taking place on Wednesday 23 May in the Research Space at the Leicester Royal Infirmary to mark International Clinical Trials Day.
Two programmes of pioneering research into medical advancements in the Leicestershire region have been officially launched, thanks to grants from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). An £11.6 million investment enables the newly formed NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) – a partnership between Leicester’s Hospitals, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University – …