Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation team at MFT.
Next stage of health innovation campus takes shape – Citylabs 2.0
Manchester’s world-class health innovation campus – a joint venture between Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) – takes a step forward.
Greater Manchester children take part in voluntary coronavirus antibody research – ‘What’s the STORY’
A research study evaluating the presence of COVID-19 antibodies in children and young people is taking place at ourTrust.
First MFT patient receives drug ‘Anakinra’ under COVID-19 trial SCIL-1Ra
A Wythenshawe Hospital patient with COVID-19 is the first Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust recruit to a clinical trial investigating the drug Anakinra to treat COVID-19.
Children of Manchester researchers join COVID-19 antibody study
Many MFT staff members are involving their children in our vitally important COVID-19 research, with some of them sharing their experiences.
Act now on female genital mutilation – research makes case for independent commissioner
MFT researcher urges frontline health professionals, including nurses and midwives, to be vigilant and make sure they have processes in place to report and record FGM,
More than 600 Greater Manchester school children and teachers participate in national research monitoring prevalence of COVID-19
More than 600 school children and teachers in Greater Manchester have taken part in a new voluntary coronavirus study, which is assessing the prevalence of COVID-19 in school pupils and teachers.
Multi-million pound scheme could make early diagnosis of liver disease a reality
A new consortium, led by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded £4.5 million to help patients with liver disease receive earlier, more accurate, diagnoses.
First MFT patient takes part in adaptive COVID-19 trial – ‘ACCORD 2’
Our first patient has taken part in a new clinical trial investigating potential treatments for COVID-19, as part of a nationwide research effort to meet the challenge of coronavirus.