Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation team at MFT.
New study into COVID-19 vaccine dose interval for pregnant women launches in Greater Manchester
The country’s largest clinical study investigating the best gap between first and second COVID-19 vaccine doses for pregnant women has launched in Greater Manchester.
Rheumatoid Arthritis and predicting the future – Dr Stephanie Ling speaks to Arthritis Digest
Dr Stephanie Ling, Clinical Research Fellow at Manchester Royal Infirmary, discusses working with rheumatoid arthritis patients through research to improve biologic treatments.
MFT consultant and trainee honoured in prestigious research awards
Two researchers from Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) have been named as winners in the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Res
Advanced clinical risk prediction currently under evaluation at Wythenshawe Hospital could be key for the NHS’s critical care recovery
AI technology developed by Manchester-based start-up Rinicare could free up much needed critical care beds and increase overall surgical capacity
Early trial of first multivariant COVID-19 vaccine booster begins in Manchester
A phase one trial of one of the world’s first multivariant COVID-19 Vaccine has been launched by US pharmaceutical company Gritstone, in collaboration with MFT.
CPAP and oxygen have similar impact on mortality of COVID-19 patients that wouldn’t benefit from intensive care
Unwell COVID-19 patients may be treated just as effectively with oxygen through a mask rather than Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), according to a new study.
Couples wanted to be part of pioneering male contraceptive research study – ‘NES/T’
Looking to explore an alternative method of birth control? Consider being part of ground-breaking research taking place at Saint Mary’s Hospital.
Woman who has lived with cough for 30 years receives world-first dose of potential new cough treatment at Wythenshawe Hospital
A 70-year-old woman, forced to live with cough since her 40s, is ‘excited’ to be the first person in the world to receive a potential new cough treatment.