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.

Dementia Matters

Dementia Matters

The first Dementia Matters seminar took place at Aquinas College in Stockport in February led by the Public Programmes Team.

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Shaping research in Manchester

Shaping research in Manchester

The Public Programmes Team organised and led two events in November 2015 and May 2016 which focused on future strategy and plans for PPI/E across healthcare research in Greater Manchester.

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Bill’s story

Bill’s story

"My wife would not have wanted me to quit, she would have wanted me to keep fighting and to help others in the same situation."

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Peter’s story

Peter’s story

Manchester Heart Centre patient, Peter explains more about his role in research at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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Guy’s story

Guy’s story

It was around twenty years ago when Guy Hill was diagnosed with IgA Nephropathy (IGAN) a form of inflammation in the kidney disease, at the age of 35 years old.

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Wayne’s story

Wayne’s story

Wayne was diagnosed with Choroideremia when he was 17 years old. In 2013, he was referred to a ground-breaking gene therapy trial to treat the condition by Professor Graeme Black.

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Rumbi’s story

Rumbi’s story

When Rumbi was just three years old, her family was devastated to learn that she had Wilms’ tumour, a rare form of kidney cancer.

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Theatre of Debate Evaluation

Theatre of Debate Evaluation

The Public Programmes Team, along with Dr Simon Parry from the School of Drama at The University of Manchester, are leading on the final phase of the evaluation of the Theatre of Debate.

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