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Leeds BRC Appoints Academic Capacity Development Leadership

The NIHR Leeds BRC is thrilled to announce Prof Eylem Levelt will shortly take up the role of Leeds BRC Academic Capacity development (ACD) co-Lead. Eylem is Professor of Cardiology at the University of Leeds and is part of our Cardiometabolic Research Theme. We are also delighted to announce the…

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Pump-Priming funding call now open

The NIHR Leeds BRC wishes to help support new collaborative research either within the current BRC partnership or with new external partners to facilitate new early translational and experimental medicine clinical research which align with our strategic aims.   We are inviting researchers and collaborators to apply for funding of up…

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SurgTech 2024: Innovation Across the Surgical Pathway

21st – 22nd March 2024 , 08:30am – 4:30pmLeeds Marriott Hotel4 Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane,Leeds LS1 6ET Featuring: NIHR Surgical Co-operative, Leeds NIHR BRC Surgery, Centre for HealthTech Innovation, LTHT Innovation PopUp, SIDD Clinical Trials Network with like-minded individuals Updates from across our networks Establish new collaborations Be at the…

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New Years Honours for BRC team members

Exciting news to begin the new year that BRC clinical partners have had their important work recognised in the New Years Honours List. Prof Paul Emery has been awarded a CBE in recognition of his services to Rheumatology. Paul was previously awarded an OBE in 2018 and is the former director of…

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Medical Research Council funds VEXAS syndrome research 

A research team led by one of our BRC colleagues has received funding worth £1 million from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to support their ground-breaking work.  Our colleague Dr Sinisa Savic, Consultant Immunologist and Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Leeds is leading the team’s…

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Successes shared at Northern BRCs Early Researchers Conference

We recently had a great day welcoming colleagues to our Northern BRC Early Researchers Conference.It is very important to our approach to collaborate with our valued colleagues from across the Northern BRC community network, to meet with the medical researchers of tomorrow, and collectively share our exciting work. We were…

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Non-clinical PhDs Scheme Now Open

Forming part of the NIHR Leeds BRC Doctoral College, our non-clinical PhDs are now open to applications. Details and a list of available projects and how to apply can be found at: NIHR Leeds BRC Non-clinical PhD Scholarship | Funding Opportunities | PhD | University of Leeds and at PhD…

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Professorship for Leeds BRC Doctor

Congratulations to our colleague Dr Sinisa Savic, Consultant Immunologist, who has received the accolade of a full Professorship with the University of Leeds. The award recognises Sinisa’s sustained delivery of high-quality research attracting significant external funding, as well as his involvements in delivery of higher degree programmes with the University….

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Leeds BRC Members Published in The Lancet

We are delighted to share that our colleagues have had their work concerning rheumatoid arthritis published in the prestigious journal The Lancet. In this invited Seminar, our colleagues Professor Paul Emery and Dr Andrea Di Matteo, with Professor Joan Bathon, draw from the BRC’s musculoskeletal research in the field to deliver an up…

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Leeds Spondyloarthritis Research Awareness Afternoon 2023

Date/time:          15th November 2023, 12.30-15.00 Location:             Leeds NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, 1st Floor, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds, LS7 4SA What is the Leeds Spondyloarthritis Research Awareness Afternoon? Leeds Team SpA are holding a research afternoon for all patients diagnosed with axial spondyloarthritis and psoriatic arthritis patients, and their families, who live in/around Leeds….

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Welcome to the COPPACA Community Project

At the heart of Leeds City Centre, Dermatology and Rheumatology researchers from the Leeds Biomedical Research Centre, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, hosted a research drop-in centre for one week between 5th – 10th December 2022. Our doors were open from morning until evening, welcoming individuals from all walks of…

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Leeds BRC partners DAVIX study published in The Lancet

Leeds BRC partners have had their research published in The Lancet: Rheumatology. The team investigated if MRI-based Digital Artery Volume Index (DAVIX) could be used to measure vascular fibrosis and predict the amount of digital ulcer disease in patients with systemic sclerosis. DAVIX is a non-invasive procedure which could offer…

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