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Dr Lucy Stead, University of Leeds

Researchers at the University of Leeds and the University of Hull are starting a new two-year project focusing on glioblastoma, the most common and deadly form of adult brain cancer.

Cancer cell representing research at the university of Leeds

A major UK trial of cannabis-based drug Sativex in treating the most aggressive form of brain tumour is to launch at 15 NHS hospitals, following promising results from a phase I study in 27 patients.

lung cancer trial leeds

The first participants are being invited to take part in a ground-breaking research trial that aims to save lives by improving the early diagnosis of lung cancer.

Premature baby in hospital

Leeds is leading pioneering research into new technology for imaging babies with congenital heart disease (CHD).

Developing the next generation of anticoagulant

A drug used to treat people living with Type 2 diabetes could also help improve their heart function, according to new research.