Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation team at MFT.
New agreement to spearhead earlier detection and diagnosis of cancer and other health conditions across Greater Manchester
Manchester’s capacity to detect and diagnose health conditions which disproportionally affect the city region’s population – has been accelerated through a new strategic partnership.
‘Record numbers’ recruited to national research library thanks to pioneering approach driven by Greater Manchester
A pioneering method of delivering research – popularised during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic – is being leveraged for the benefit of Greater Manchester residents.
Remote heart alert system saves heart failure patients from hospitalisation
A new heart failure remote alert system for implanted heart devices developed by MFT researchers has proven to dramatically reduce the number of hospitalisations and improve patient care.
One family, two generations of nurses, four decades of dedication at MFT
Patients at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) are benefitting from more than 40 combined years of healthcare experience provided by one family of nurses.
Meet the interns: budding health data scientists join MFT
The next generation of health data scientists are taking their first steps into this rapidly expanding field, with internships at the UK’s largest NHS trust.
Call for teenage volunteers from across Greater Manchester to be part of COVID-19 vaccine study
A COVID-19 vaccine study, analysing third dose booster options for 12 to 15-year-olds, is open at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.
MFT doctor receives prestigious heart research honour
A Wythenshawe Hospital doctor has won a prestigious national prize, in recognition for his work in heart research.
‘World-first’ graphene-based test could rapidly detect patients’ need for antibiotic treatment
Research into a new generation of a graphene-based diagnostic test – which could identify patients who need antibiotics in minutes, instead of hours – will be delivered in Manchester.