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.Read More
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.Read More
Clinical Research Facility in Leicester awarded £4.1 million
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.
Volunteers needed for world-first COVID-19 vaccine booster study
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
Local residents encouraged to sign up for research at Leicester’s Hospitals
Leicester’s Hospitals is celebrating International Clinical Trials Day on Thursday 20 May by launching a new research registry for local residents. Read More
New research could predict the growth of life-threatening aneurysms before it is too late
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.