Follow us...


Search News Archives

News Channels


New Laboratory Products

Lab News

What's going on at Lab Innovations

Research & Case Studies

Microscopy | Image Analysis

Separation Science

Brochures & Literature


Events | Webinars



Conferences | Events

New Resource to Improve Access to Medical Information

publication date: Aug 20, 2018
author/source: University of Leicester

university of leicesterLibrary website of real-world observational studies in cardiometabolic medicine is launched      

A new Leicester initiative is providing access to reliable information in the field of cardiometabolic medicine. Leicester Real World Evidence Unit, headed by Professor Kamlesh Khunti at the Diabetes Research Centre, has launched ERICAS, a library website of real-world observational studies in cardiometabolic medicine.

There is a huge amount of biomedical literature every year that claims to provide real-world evidence. However, many of the studies that are published in this area have significant methodological problems that can result in incorrect or unreliable conclusions.

ERICAS  provides a central one-stop resource for clinicians, researchers, policy makers and commissioners to access real-world evidence that has been quality assessed by a team of epidemiologists and statisticians and reviewed by a specialist team of clinical faculty members for relevance, importance and clinical applicability.

Professor Khunti said: “This exciting new initiative helps clinicians, researchers and others to make sense of the ever-expanding real-world literature in cardiometabolic medicine. It also allows them to keep up-to-date with the latest news and events in the area, including regular blogs from specialist clinicians.”

If you would like to become an ERICAS Faculty Member, please contact Leicester Real World Evidence Unit. To freely access the literature available on ERICAS and receive regular updates, please register on the website.  

The Leicester Diabetes Centre is an international centre of excellence in diabetes research, education and innovation. Based at Leicester General Hospital, the centre is a partnership between the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and the University of Leicester.



Popular this Month...

Our Top 10 most popular articles this month


Today's Picks...




Looking for a Supplier?

Search by company or by product


Company Name:




Please note Lab Bulletin does not sell, supply any of the products featured on this website. If you have an enquiry, please use the contact form below the article or company profile and we will send your request to the supplier so that they can contact you directly.

Lab Bulletin is published by newleaf marketing communications ltd




Media Partners