Press Releases

First global patient for kidney study recruited in Leicester (28 June 2018)

Midwives take ‘outstanding research delivery’ title (30 May 2018)

“It was awesome!” – School takes over Research Space for International Clinical Trials Day (25 May 2018)

Leicester research team smashes recruitment target to important dementia study (17 May 2018)

Leicester researchers open doors for International Clinical Trials Day (16 May 2018)

Leading biomedical and health scientists in the East Midlands recognised with Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowship (10 May 2018)

Research helps frail older people in hospitals (27 April 2018)

Antimicrobial therapy can prevent sepsis in pneumonia patients  (17 April 2018)

Leicester heart surgeon heads new life-saving heart partnership (26 March 2018)

Leicester researchers identify common biological features of different types of asthma (14 March 2018)

Ethnic differences in need for heart pacemakers may have genetic link (1 March 2018)

East Midlands life sciences researchers and GSK launch medicines discovery collaboration for lung disease (19 February 2018)

£54 million funding to transform health through data science (9 February 2018)

Leicester Professor goes platinum for clinical research excellence (24 January 2018)

Leicester City legend patron of Cardiac Surgery Research group (19 December 2017)


Leicester research team receives €6.5 million for EURO SHOCK heart attack study (13 December 2017)

Leicester’s Hospitals signs Memorandum of Understanding with China (11 December 2017)

Honour for cancer consultant at Leicester’s Hospitals (8 December 2017)

Leicester Diabetes Centre gets global recognition (8 December 2017)

Patient’s surprise diagnosis leads to clinical trial (29 November 2017)

Man with lung condition speaks out ahead of national campaign (15 November 2017)

Cervical cancer research receives important boost (14 November 2017)

New treatment offers hope for patients with heart failure (7 November 2017)

Leicester holds first EMBER industry symposium (7 November 2017)

Leicester leads the way in providing pioneering, non-invasive autopsy service (1 November 2017)

NIHR Biomedical Research Centre and Clinical Research Facility officially opened in Leicestershire (11 October 2017)

Leicester nurse to complete “life-long dream” volunteering in Africa (4 October 2017)

Large scale study shows slow walking pace good predictor of heart-related deaths (29 August 2017)

Seated upper body physical activity can reduce risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes made worse by sitting (24 August 2017)

Leicester’s Hospitals wins innovation award to improve quality of health care (August 15 2017)