Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation team at MFT.
Wythenshawe patient takes part in national project to understand changes to radiotherapy treatments during COVID-19
A lung cancer patient at Wythenshawe Hospital has taken part in a national project led by Manchester researchers, investigating changes in radiotherapy treatments during COVID-19.
MFT lupus patient first recruit to NIHR IMID BioResource
A lupus patient at the Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) was the first UK recruit to the newly launched NIHR IMID BioResource.
Protein by which common skin bacteria trigger eczema identified
A decade-long study has identified the factor produced by a common species of skin bacteria that triggers eczema.
MFT cancer professor receives honour from Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Drug has potential to improve cardiovascular health in preeclamptic women – MFT research shows
A drug has shown potential to improve heart function in women diagnosed with preeclampsia during their pregnancy, research carried out at Saint Mary’s Hospital has found.
MFT team recruits first UK patient to ‘OSCAR’ COVID-19 research study
The first UK patient has been treated in new COVID-19 research trialling the impact of an experimental arthritis drug, otilimab, on severe lung disease related to COVID-19.
Manchester involves young people around the world in an ambitious webcomic about a pandemic
The third chapter of a nine-part webcomic, Planet DIVOC-91, featuring articles and art by young adults about COVID-19, was recently published.
MFT lung screening research among top recruiting cancer studies
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust’s (MFT) ground-breaking qUEST research, part of the Manchester Lung Health Checks programme, has been named among the top-recruiting cancer studies in Englan