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.
Why I’m proud to be a Principal Investigator for sexual health research
When Lisa Southon was a student nurse, she had absolutely no interest in doing clinical research. However, 15 years later as a band 7 senior clinical research nurse she is a research pioneer at MFT.
My journey to becoming Manchester’s first Professor of Transplantation
Mr Titus Augustine was recently appointed as Manchester’s first Chair of Transplantation via the MAHSC Honorary Clinical Chair Scheme. He shares his career journey and goals for the future.
Why I’ll never underestimate research again
Second-year student children's nurse Sophie Roberts is encouraging others to embrace research
My experience of the Formal Research Radiography Mentoring Scheme
Rebekah Goulston is a diagnostic radiographer at the University Dental Hospital of Manchester. Below, Rebekah blogs about her experience of the Formal Research Radiography Mentoring Scheme (FoRRM).