Some of the world’s leading scientists and researchers are based here in Leeds actively working on new drug discoveries, better treatments and ultimately cures for health conditions that affect individuals and communities in Leeds and Yorkshire.
Leeds Teaching Hospitals is currently running over 12,000 clinical trials with over 800 patients involved – we want to make sure as many patients as possible have the opportunity to be a part of a trial here in Leeds.
We are committed to funding research and innovation that has the potential to change outcomes for patients.
Watch Jack's story:
Jack was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at just 4-years-old, a severe and progressive muscle-wasting disease.
Now 10, Jack is part of a drug trial at the Leeds Children's Hospital Clinical Research Facility, this is one glimmer of hope for his family to help find better treatments and ultimately a cure for little boys like him.
The only way doctors can help Jack and other children like him is through research. With a legacy gift to the Leeds Leads Research Fund, you can help keep hope alive for families like Jack’s
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Watch Jacob's story:
Jacob was diagnosed with Leukaemia at 14 years old, doctors told him he had a 86% chance of survival. Unfortunately, not every child who is diagnosed with cancer will be as lucky as Jacob.
By leaving a gift in your will to the Leeds Leads Research Fund, you can help fund life-saving research at your local NHS hospitals.
Leeds Hospitals Charity is funding a full-time clinical research fellow, and a part-time clinical research nurse to conduct a feasibility clinical trial with the aim of making surgery safer for patients with bowel cancer.
GCA is extremely serious because it can lead to permanent blindness and complications such as a heart attack or stroke.
This study is looking at the bone health of teenagers and young adults with leukaemia.
The study aims to better inform patients and to enable treatment tailoring to improve outcomes.
Investigating the cell cycle, how they multiply and what makes them resistant chemotherapy and radiotherapy
Leeds Hospitals Charity have awarded £5,000 for laboratory resources and equipment to support research into a new type of cancer treatment
Dr Andrew Lewington was awarded £90,000 by Leeds Hospitals Charity to develop an entirely novel diagnostic approach to assess kidney transplant health.