NIHR Leeds In Vitro Diagnostics MIC Hosts Successful Remote Diagnostics Event

The NIHR Leeds In Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative team, in partnership with Yorkshire & Humber AHSN recently hosted an event for innovators that explored the most urgent remote diagnostics requirements in the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. The event took place on Thursday 28th April 2022 at Nexus Leeds and delegates included a number of businesses, researchers and academics who […]

Kidney MedTech Competition aims to accelerate the development and availability of transformational technologies to improve the lives of kidney patients

The Kidney MedTech Competition aims to accelerate the development and availability of transformational technologies to improve the lives of kidney patients. It offers six prizes, worth £30,000, to accelerate research and make research count for patients sooner, through the use of health technologies. Lead Researcher must be UK based   Extended deadline: closing date 11:59pm […]

Patients receiving low dose steroid at increased risk of cardiovascular disease

08 December 2020 Glucocorticoids are steroids widely prescribed to treat a range of immune-mediated inflammatory diseases. While high doses of steroids are known to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, the impact of lower doses is unknown. A study published in PLOS Medcine by Mar Pujades-Rodriguez at Leeds University and colleagu es suggests that even […]

Starting a Research Career: Leeds Cares Funded Clinical Research Internship Scheme

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust’s (LTHT) official charity partner Leeds Cares has provided a source of funding the trusts Research and Innovation department to host the ‘Leeds Cares Clinical Research Internship Scheme 2020’. The internship scheme will support budding clinicians who wish to pursue a clinical academic research career and will enable successful candidates to have […]

Over 20,000 In Yorkshire Now Signed Up To NHS COVID-19 Vaccine Research Registry

Today NHS Digital Figures show that 21,470 people in Yorkshire have signed up to the COVID-19 Vaccine Research Registry. The NHS COVID-19 Vaccine Research Registry is an online service allowing members of the public to register their interest in Covid-19 vaccine studies and be contacted to participate in future clinical trials. Earlier this month Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust […]

NIHR Leeds MIC Supports COVID-19 Research

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The NIHR Leeds MIC are supporting the local and national response to COVID-19: We are helping NHS staff at the frontline We are assisting the national agenda to increase the capacity for diagnostic testing CONDOR We are part of a £1.3M national partnership that aims to evaluate new COVID-19 tests A key part of our […]

What is the NIHR?

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is the nation’s largest funder of health and care research. The NIHR: Funds, supports and delivers high quality research that benefits the NHS, public health and social care Engages and involves patients, carers and the public in order to improve the reach, quality and impact of research Attracts, […]

Be Part of Leeds Research

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Be Part of Leeds Research Research studies come in all shapes and sizes, covering a wide range of topics aimed at all different age groups. To find out about current recruiting Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust research studies, visit https://bepartofresearch.nihr.ac.uk/ and search for Leeds.   What is Research?  Research helps us increase our knowledge about human health and […]

Blood Test To Speed Lung Cancer Diagnosis is Highly Cost Effective, Study Finds

27th January 2020 A study funded by The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) SBRI programme and led by Leeds University Academic Unit of Health Economics, supported by the NIHR Leeds In-vitro Diagnostics Co-operative (NIHR Leeds MIC), shows that using a blood test in the cancer risk assessment of indeterminate pulmonary nodules is highly cost-effective […]