Case studies

Through our research, we're making a real difference to people's lives. Browse stories in this section to learn more about how we're improving health through the work we do.

A Question of Taste

A Question of Taste

A Question of Taste is a school workshop, established in 2009, where post-16 biology students investigate how humans and chimpanzees evolved to taste a particular chemical.

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Jackie’s study

Jackie’s study

Jackie Nash, 55 years old from Lancashire was diagnosed with Amyloidosis in 2013 and shares her experience of research.

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#DesignforMSK

#DesignforMSK

#DesignforMSK brings young people aged 16-26 with MSK conditions together with designers to create prototype products that could improve their daily lives and will be curated into an exhibition.

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Women and Children PPIE Support Sessions

Women and Children PPIE Support Sessions

Throughout October 2016, the Public Programmes Team ran free support sessions on PPI/E for researchers working in women or children’s health. The sessions were run on behalf of the MAHSC.

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The AudioLab

The AudioLab

The AudioLab aims to creatively connect young people from disadvantaged backgrounds actively seeking employment, with research scientists, to produce engaging audio content around a scientific topic.

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Luca and Susan’s story

Luca and Susan’s story

Luca, 13, was invited to take part in a clinical research study at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH) after being diagnosed with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).

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