Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation team at MFT.
Researchers identify gene mutation that can cause key-hole shape defect in eye
A scientific collaboration has pinpointed the genetic cause of a rare form of blindness, which can present itself as a key-hole shaped defect in the eye in newborn babies.
Researchers recruit first UK patient to pain relief study
Researchers have recruited the first participant onto a research study comparing the effectiveness of pain relief medicine tapentadol to morphine in children and young people.
Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital patient first-in-the-world to take part in pioneering trial to help patients with rare genetic condition
First child in the world to participate in a new trial which could alter the lives of those with Niemann-Pick Disease type B (NPD), a rare inherited metabolic disorder.
Taking part in research has put a smile back on John's face.
Ava’s parents were told their previously healthy and happy little six-month old girl had only weeks to live. Learn more about how research has given them their daughter back.
BRU research round up: Theme 6 – Evaluation of new therapies and devices
The broad aim of Theme 6 is to explore and evaluate new therapies and devices for the treatment of Osteoarthritis.
New iPad app helps children and young people with JIA communicate their pain experiences
The results of a study presented today at EULAR 2015 demonstrated the value of a new interactive iPad app that helps young people with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) describe their pain.
Public Programmes team contributions to social responsibility recognised through Making a Difference Awards
Three of our Public Programmes team’s projects were recently highlighted as making an outstanding contribution to The University of Manchester’s social responsibility goals