Research in Leicester has been highlighted in a new report from the Medical Schools Council (MSC): Responding to a pandemic: UK universities’ response to COVID-19.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
Over 300 members of staff at Leicester’s Hospitals and Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust have joined a study investigating immune responses to COVID-19 in healthcare workers. The study, named DIRECT, aims to find out whether there are differences in immune responses to COVID-19 infection and vaccination between ethnic groups.