Sir Patrick Vallance, the Government Chief Scientific Adviser, along with Chief Scientific Officers from across government departments, visited the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) to find out more about Leicester’s clinical research and work to tackle health disparities.Read More
Online Public Lecture: How to reshape your bones
Dr Katherine Brooke-Wavell, Senior Lecturer in Human Biology at Loughborough University will deliver a public lecture on 20 October titled How to reshape your bones.Read More
UKCRF Network Annual Conference 2020 will be hosted by NIHR Leicester CRF
The UK Clinical Research Facility (UKCRF) Network 16th annual conference, ‘Research for All: Enabling Equal Access to Clinical Research’, will take place on the 9 and 10 July 2020 at the University of Leicester.
Is health an asset? Does it enhance family, social and economic life? 6 November 2019
Is health an asset? Does it enhance family, social and economic life? Presented by Professor Paul Downward, Professor of Economics, Loughborough University.
The effect of nitrate-rich beetroot juice supplementation on blood pressure and exercise capacity 2 October 2019
Presented by Dr Stephen Bailey, Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition, Loughborough University. This lecture will summarise the effects of short term dietary nitrate supplementation on cardiovascular health, particularly blood pressure, muscle function and exercise capacity/performance. The effects will be discussed in healthy adults as well as adults with cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension and heart failure.
Exercise and cardiovascular health in South Asian vs European populations 24 September 2019
PhD student Matthew Roberts will commence the lecture with an overview of ethnic differences in cardiovascular health, followed by a more detailed examination of his research into the influence of exercise on cardiovascular health in South Asian and European women and centrally obese South Asian and European men.