Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit
The Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit (LCBRU) at Glenfield Hospital aims to improve the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of coronary heart disease and hypertension (high blood pressure). The unit provides state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and staff to assist researchers in their complex projects. LCBRU is one of 20 units around England funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), a strategic research funding body within the NHS. LCBRU is a partnership between the and University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. The Unit's director is Professor Nilesh Samani and the manager is Dr Martin Batty.