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.
A new MRI scanner facility that will help expand vital research into heart and circulatory diseases has opened at Glenfield Hospital.Read More
Researchers in Leicester are developing a new programme to provide exercise-based rehabilitation to people living with multiple long-term health conditions.Read More
New research by academics at the University of Leicester published today (Friday 25th June) has given fresh hope to patients with type 2 diabetes, after Eli Lilly and Company’s SURPASS-2 clinical trial showed that 60% of patients achieved a 10% percent or greater weight loss with 15 mg of the medicine tirzepatide after four weeks.Read More