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Directions to Leicester Royal Infirmary Robert Kilpatrick Building from Junction 21 of the M1 Motorway

  • Exit M1 Motorway on Junction 21.
  • Follow signs for Fosse Park Shopping Centre. At the large roundabout (you will see the entrance to Fosse Park Shopping Centre in front of you) turn 2nd left onto the main dual carriageway (Narborough Road South).
  • At the junction at the bottom of Narborough Road South, turn right at the traffic lights (you should see a hotel in front of you). You have now turned onto Braunstone Lane East.
  • Continue on this road, travelling under a railway bridge and passing by a church on your left hand side. You are now on Middleton Street. Continue on this road and you will come to a junction with traffic lights (Graham Goode Garage should be on your right hand side). Turn left at these traffic lights and continue on this road. You are now on Aylestone Road. PLEASE BE AWARE THERE ARE ACTIVE SPEED CAMERA’S ON THIS ROAD – 30 MPH ONLY.
  • Continue along Aylestone Road, through all the traffic lights, by Drive Vauxhall and Chevrolet (on your right) and the Mazda showrooms (on your left). Please move into the second right hand lane, which will take you through the traffic lights and along the edge of the NCP car park and Leicester Tigers Rugby Ground.
  • Leicester Royal Infirmary: for visitors to the Robert Kilpatrick Building, please park at the NCP car park situated by the Leicester Tigers Ground/Caterpillar Stand. Cross over the main Aylestone Road at the pedestrian traffic lights. Entrance to the Hospital is via Gate 2. Please walk down the entrance lane until you reach the bottom and turn right. The Robert Kilpatrick Building should be to your right, across the car park.

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Well done to Rachel Norman who was awarded a travel grant whilst at the Human Proteome Organization Conference in Florida, US.


Congratulations to all of the MPTC MSc 2017-18 graduating students; in particular to Lilas Al Boushi who was awarded the Sydney King Prize as the best performing student.


The LCRC would like to say a huge “Congratulations” to Sam Khan, Bethan Rogoyski and Sarah Whelan, who scooped a plethora of awards at the 42nd Annual UKEMS Meeting held in Oxford from 2-5th September 2018.  Sam won best oral presentation for "targeting cancer stem-like cells in colorectal cancer" and Bethan and Sarah won young scientist poster awards for "From anti-helminth to anti-cancer: repurposing drugs to prevent mesothelioma" and "Harnessing the link between BRAF-mediated tumourigenesis and metabolism in colorectal cancer", respectively.  WELL DONE ALL!


In a recent exercise undertaken by the NCRI’s Clinical and Translational Radiotherapy Research Working Group (CTRad) Leicester was rated as internationally competitive/leading in the Radiation Biology Research domain, one of just four centres in the UK to achieve this rating in that domain.


All the staff and students in the LCRC extend their congratulations to Bethan Rogoyski and Sam Khan for being awarded travel bursaries from UKEMS and Health Education England respectively so they could attend the Cancer Prevention Conference in Germany.

Bethan presented her poster entitled “From Asbestos to Zinc – Can We Prevent Mesothlioma Using Repurposed Drugs?”

Sam presented her work on TBS2017-122-SK - "Targeting Nanog in colorectal tissue explant models for the evaluation of cancer prevention agents"


Congratulations from the LCRC to the following postgraduate student(s)

Saraa Barsoom on passing her viva  and being awarded her PhD on 16th August 2018


Tumour analysis following surgery could provide breakthrough in predicting how well cancer patients respond to drug treatment

Details here


New: Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund



Centre Health and Wellbeing Group
Join up for a walk on the park Friday lunchtime - details here.

More information from Jenny McNair

Contact Details

Leicester Cancer Research Centre
Clinical Sciences Building
University of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Leicester LE2 7LX

T: +44 (0) 116 252 3170

(Please note this email address should not be used for clinical referrals or patient correspondence)

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