KK is the national lead for ethnicity and diversity for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaborations in the UK and Director of the University of Leicester Centre for Black and Minority Ethnic Health. KK receives support from the NIHR Applied Research Collaborations East Midland (NIHR ARC-EM) and the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre. NGF has received grant funding from the MRC Epidemiology Unit (MC_UU_12015/5) and NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Cambridge: Nutrition, Diet, and Lifestyle Research Theme (IS-BRC-1215-20014). ST leads work to develop the NIHR INCLUDE approach to BAME group involvement in trials. KMVN declares research reported in this publication was supported by the National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number P30DK111024. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health. We declare no other competing interests.


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Treweek, S., Forouhi, N., Narayan, K. & Khunti, K. 2020, 'COVID-19 and ethnicity : who will research results apply to?', The Lancet, 395(10243), pp. 1955-1957. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31380-5

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