Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation team at MFT.
National coverage for pioneering breast cancer study at MFT
Good Morning Britain and ITV Granada Reports featured MFT’s BCAN-RAY (Breast Cancer Risk Assessment in Young Women) study, which is running from The Nightingale Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital.
Great grandmother ‘thankful’ to be first person in the world in sight saving research
A 79-year-old woman is the first global participant to a research study that could help some of the millions of people worldwide living with glaucoma – a leading cause of irreversible blindness.
Work begins on £42m, 125,000 sq ft specialist lab space at internationally significant health innovation campus
Bruntwood SciTech, commenced construction on a £42m, 125,000 sq ft specialist lab and office workspace at the Citylabs cluster to strengthen the internationally significant health innovation campus.
Celebrating 10 years of research for Huntington’s disease at MFT
A special event took place to celebrate 10 years of MFT’s involvement in ‘Enroll-HD’ – a global registry study for Huntington's disease.
Lifesaving bedside stroke test receives UK product safety mark
A revolutionary ward-based genetic test which can prevent stroke related death has received a UKCA product mark, paving the way for its introduction to the NHS.
‘A better day, every day,’ working together to transform lives through research – World Duchenne Awareness Day
For a nine-year old boy and his family, being part of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy clinical research at NIHR Manchester CRF at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital has been ‘amazing,’ for many reasons.
Kidney enzyme as a new target for treatment of high blood pressure, study reveals
10 outstanding MFT clinicians and researchers named MAHSC Honorary Clinical Chairs 2023
10 MFT clinicians are among 15 outstanding individuals announced by Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) as Honorary Clinical Chairs for 2023