A study looking at the longer-term impact of COVID-19 has found that nearly a third of patients displayed abnormalities in multiple organs five months after infection, some of which have been shown through previous work to be evidence of tissue damage.Read More
Some of the 11,000 people who’ve taken part in the ground-breaking Leicester research study, EXCEED, gathered at the University of Leicester’s Sir Bob Burgess building on 6 September to celebrate 10 years of the study.Read More
Levelling-up our understanding of liver damage is the aim of the new Midlands Liver Research Alliance, which includes dedicated teams from the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Leicester BRC.Read More
An observational multi-ethnic study has shown that, following a first cardiovascular event, patients with type 2 diabetes have a shorter life expectancy than those with no known history of the condition.Read More
A multidisciplinary team of vascular doctors, data scientists and researchers in humanities and social sciences are working to determine if targeting screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) at smokers and ex-smokers would be cost-effective and ethically acceptable for patients and the public.
The NIHR Leicester BRC study led by the University of Leicester’s Professor of Vascular Surgery, Matthew Bown, has been funded by the National Institute of Health Research within its programme, ‘Health and Social Care Delivery Research’.Read More