Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation team at MFT.
Urine test is breakthrough for patients with high blood pressure
A research team led by a University of Manchester Professor has shown that a urine test, developed previously in Leicester, leads to a drop in blood pressure in patients who had been struggling
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital administers its first gene therapy treatment
MREH is trialling gene therapy, in collaboration with Saint Mary’s Hospital, for patients with a rare genetic eye condition, x-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP).
New research highlights research priorities for young people with rheumatic disease
A national study is the first of its kind to present young people’s priorities in rheumatology research, suggesting a need for a greater focus on basic science and psychosocial research.
Newborn Intensive Care Unit has recruited the first two UK patients to multi-centre European Vancomycin study
The study aims to develop optimal dosing and monitoring regimen of the antibiotic vancomycin for neonates and infants under 3 months old with late onset sepsis caused by gram-positive microorganisms.
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Research Programme Managers’ Network
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First in Europe to recruit patient to Sickle Cell Disease study
The study aims to research the effect of study drug GBT440, in increasing red blood cells and reducing the severity of symptoms of sickle cell disease compared to current treatment options
More patients accessing new treatments in Greater Manchester
More than 40,700 participants were given access to new and better treatments through participation in clinical research in Greater Manchester in the past year, according to figures published today.