More high-quality medical research is set to take place in the Midlands, following the launch of a new organisation. The Midlands Health Alliance (MHA) has been developed to showcase what the region has to offer with its cutting-edge health research – and is inviting industry partners to invest in the region.Read More
A vascular surgeon from Leicester’s Hospitals has been awarded a four-year grant worth over £1 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Dr Athanasios Saratzis, who is also an Associate Professor at the University of Leicester, has been awarded the fellowship to develop and test a health intervention for men with aortic abdominal aneurysms (AAAs) to improve their health and reduce their chances of heart attacks and strokes.Read More
New research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) at the University of Leicester could change the way people living with a debilitating heart condition are treated. The £2.7m clinical trial aims to identify the best time to operate on people living with severe aortic stenosis (AS).
The University of Leicester has been awarded a Wellcome Trust grant of over £5 million. The grant will enable the University to support 40 genomic epidemiology and public health genomics PhD students beginning in the 2020/21 academic year.
Patients in the East Midlands with respiratory illnesses including asthma and COPD will benefit from a pioneering data hub announced today.
Loughborough University is leading a multi-million-pound research programme to establish if a ‘snacktivity’ approach to physical activity, where people are encouraged to undertake short bursts of physical activity throughout the day, is effective in improving people’s health.