An academic from the NIHR Leicester BRC has been cited in a list of ‘the world’s most influential scientific minds’.
“Without question, I would have done it all again.” That is the verdict of Alan Hutchinson when discussing his recent experience on a clinical trial.
Alan (66) from Barlestone, Leicestershire, has recently completed the SEESAW trial at the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) – a partnership between Leicester’s Hospitals, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University.
An ex-smoker forced to give-up work because of a chronic lung condition has spoken of his experience testing a “life-changing” new gadget, unveiled by scientists in Leicester.
Martin Chesney has had Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) for more than five years.
Leicester’s first His bundle pacemaker, a pioneering new technique, has been implanted at Leicester’s Hospitals.
The first forum for academics, industry leaders, charities and doctors to explore a potentially revolutionary method of diagnosing heart and lung disease from a patient’s breath sample was held in Leicester last week (1st November).
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).