Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation team at MFT.
First MFT patient recruited to ‘PRIEST’ COVID-19 research study
Our first patient has taken part in the PRIEST study, a research trial aiming to optimise the triage of people using the emergency care system during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
National award for the Manchester Royal Infirmary rheumatology team
The Kellgren Centre for Rheumatology at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) has won a national award for its work with patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
More than 1000 Manchester NHS staff taking part in COVID-19 research to help better understand Coronavirus
Staff at MFT, already caring for patients on the frontline, are now helping fight the battle against COVID-19 by taking part in research
First MFT patient recruited to Synairgen COVID-19 research trial
Our first patient has taken part in a research trial testing whether SNG001 – a drug treatment administered via a nebuliser – could be a potential treatment for COVID-19 (coronavirus).
More than 400 COVID-19 patients take part in MFT research trials
MFT has recruited more than 400 patients to research trials in an attempt to better understand and treat COVID-19.
Partnership of Manchester’s exceptional NHS and academic organisations to continue accelerating world-leading health research over next five years
A partnership of Manchester’s NHS and academic organisations will continue accelerating health research after once again receiving the prestigious Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) designation.
First MFT patient recruited to research trial for potential COVID-19 treatments
The first MFT patient has taken part in a research trial which is testing potential treatments for COVID-19 (coronavirus).
Manchester responds to COVID-19 crisis
In an unprecedented move, scientists and clinicians across Greater Manchester have formed a Rapid Response Research Group to find ways to beat COVID-19 and save lives.