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National Institute for Health Research Open Day Exhibition Hosted by the University hospitals of Leicester NHS trust: 26th March 2013 13:00 - 15:00 at the Brite Centre Braunstone 

(17th February 2013)

The National Institiute for Health Research Open Day Exhibition is aimed at members of the public who are interested in finding out about new research initiatives and their impact on patient care. 

Tickets are free and you can register your FREE place by clicking on the link or visting the website (

(Register by 19th March 2013)

Event Details

This is an exciting opportunity for you to view the exhibitions and talk to researchers about their work in the areas of Diabetes, Nutrition, Lifestyle, Physical Activity, Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Stroke, Cancer, and Medical Device research.

Who will be at the event?

The exhibitors will include researchers from the following research groups: 

  1. Leicester– Loughborough Diet, Lifestyle and Physical Activity BRU: Research focuses on improving health for patients with long term conditions such as diabetes by using and improving upon therapeutic lifestyle interventions. See About BRU
  2. Leicester Cardiovascular BRU: Research focus aims to improve the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of coronary heart disease and hypertension (high blood pressure).
  3. Leicester Respiratory BRU: Research focuses on promoting the development of new and effective therapies for the treatment of severe asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  4. CLAHRC: Carry out research into 4 applied themes (Prevention, Early Detection, Self Management and Education, and Rehabitation) and an implementation theme. Their ultimate aim is to make a significant positive impact on health and contribute to a better understanding of the mechanisms to how that improvement can be sustained. See what we do

This event will be filmed for educational purposes, by attending the event you are agreeing to be filmed as part of the audience.


Contact or phone 0116 258 4214 for more information