Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation team at MFT.
Manchester team transforms physiotherapy through games technology
Trafford Hospital is transforming the way shoulder surgery patients receive physiotherapy, by using a series of personalised computer video games to help patients exercise and track their recovery.
NHS 70 research discoveries: Jonas Kellgren, the UK’s first Professor of Rheumatology
In 1953 Jonas Kellgren was appointed as the UK's first Professor of Rheumatology and established Manchester as a world leading centre for rheumatology research.
Forging New Links Network Meetings
Forging New Links is a series of meetings aiming to help clinicians and scientists develop new research collaborations.
Manchester Royal Infirmary leads diabetic wound care research
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust is leading recruitment on a clinical trial evaluating the feasibility of a medical device in the treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU).
Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital recruits 1st patient in UK to RSV study
Greater Manchester has successfully recruited the first UK participant to a study focused on preventing disease from a highly infectious virus.
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital recruit first UK patient to new glaucoma drainage device study
Congratulations to the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital (RMEH) Research Department, who recruited the first UK patient to a study investigating the eyeWatch glaucoma drainage device.
Wellcome Trust Institutional Translational Partnership Award (iTPA) : ‘Access to Expertise’ Fund
The University of Manchester has been awarded Wellcome Trustfunding to undertake a pilot scheme aimed at building better links between science, technology and innovation.
NHS 70 research discoveries: The first clinical trial of Halothane at Manchester Royal Infirmary 1956
Did you know the first clinical trial of Halothane, a general anaesthetic, was led by Michael Johnstone at Manchester Royal Infirmary in 1956.