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.

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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The SENSE-Cog Project

The SENSE-Cog Project

The 5 year SENSE-Cog project, led by the University of Manchester, aims to investigate this combined impact and develop new tools that could improve quality of life and optimise health and social care

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