The Rare Reality of Rare Diseases – Stephanie Yau
On Rare Disease 2019, Stephanie Yau, Rare Disease Project Manager discussues some of the difficulties faced by people with a rare disease, and how Manchester is working to improve research.
How research is transforming cystic fibrosis care
Dr Alex Horsley, leading expert in cystic fibrosis (CF) research reflects on the challenges of CF and how research at Manchester Clinical Research Facility could transform CF care.
Why a research-based placement is an opportunity not to be missed
Suzan Ben-Akinduro and Zoya Mehmood, biomedical science students at the University of Salford, on placement at Manchester CRF tell us why a research-based placement is an opportunity not to be missed.
A day in my Manchester CRF life by Ralph the MEDi robot
MEDi robot Ralph is helping young patients and their families at NIHR Manchester Clinical Research Facility have a positive research experience through distraction therapy.
Using precision medicine to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics for COPD flare-up
Dr Alexander Mathioudakis, BRC Clinical Fellow discusses how the TRACE-COPD trial is using blood tests to guide and target the administration of antibiotics at Wythenshawe Hospital.
Why we need to focus on rare disease – individually rare, collectively common
Stephanie Yau, Rare Disease Project Manager, blogs about the importance of rare disease research and work underway to bring together rare disease cohorts across MFT.
Why young people shaping research are encouraging others to have a say
Adam and Lucy, members of Manchester CRF’s young person's research advisory group VoiceUp, are encouraging young people to have a say in healthcare.
UK at the forefront of Cystic Fibrosis research
Dr Alexander Horsley tells us why there has been a huge increase in clinical trials activity in CF in the last five years and what the future looks like for patients.