Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit
The Leicester Cardiovascular Biomedical Research Unit (LCBRU) at Glenfield Hospital aims to improve the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. 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 Sir Nilesh Samani and the manager is Dr Martin Batty.