More than 1 in 10 people worldwide have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and many more remain undiagnosed. Most people with COPD live in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). One of the best ways to help people manage the symptoms and consequences of their COPD is Pulmonary Rehabilitation.Read More
I was very lucky to be nominated by the BRC to attend this year’s NIHR Doctoral Research Training Camp on the topic of ‘Applying for further funding’ held in the beautiful town of Leamington Spa.
It was an amazing experience attending the three day residential workshop. I was able to make new friends from all over the country, and share experiences of working in diverse clinical specialties.Read More
A medicine licensed to treat psoriasis worsened symptoms in patients with severe asthma, according to trial results published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.Read More
New research in Leicester, which has been funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), could help understand how heart failure can develop in people living with Type 2 diabetes.Read More
A researcher from Leicester has been awarded the Graham Bull Prize from the Royal College of Physicians, after he was amongst the first scientists and doctors to highlight the differing impact of COVID-19 on ethnic groups. Read More
Sir Nilesh Samani, Professor of Cardiology at the University of Leicester, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at University Hospitals of Leicester, and Medical Director of the British Heart Foundation, has been awarded the prestigious European Society of Cardiology Gold Medal in recognition of his contribution to cardiovascular medicine and research.Read More