14 Sep 2016
Loughborough benefits from record-breaking investment in health research
Loughborough University is to receive a slice of the UK’s largest ever investment into health research announced today by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
A regional consortium featuring Loughborough University and the University of Leicester, and led by University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, will receive over £11m to establish a Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) focussing on cardiovascular, respiratory and lifestyle conditions.
It is one of 20 NHS and University partnerships across England to receive part of a record £816 million in a five-year funding package (via the National Institute for Health Research) to develop new, ground-breaking treatments, diagnostics, prevention and care for patients in a wide range of diseases.
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