Leicester Drug Discovery and Diagnostics Centre
A legacy of impactful research bringing
new medicines to patients
The discovery and development of novel therapeutic molecules and biologicals is happening at rapid pace here at the Leicester Drug Disovery and Diagnostics Centre.
This translational pipeline is sustained by world leading research in:
Cancer / Cardiovascular / Neuroscience / Anti-Microbials / Respiratory
The Centre is collocated with Clinical Academics from the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust enabling access to patients. The Trust hosts NIHR Biomedical Research Units in Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Diet, Lifestyle and Physical Activity. Our spectrum of clinical research activity also includes an Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre, CRUK Cancer Research Centre, a wide portfolio of clinical trials and an accredited Clinical Trials Unit. The Centre is located across our two new Research Institutes: Leicester Precision Medicine Institute and Leicester Institute of Structural and Chemical Biology.
The Centre has exceptional expertise in:
Structural Biology / Assay Development / Animal Models of Disease / Animal/Human Ex-vivo Disease Models
The Centre brings together the excellence in blue-sky research with drug discovery infrastructure and expertise to drive forward translational research through collaborative partnerships.
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