Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation team at MFT.
Best statins for reducing cardiovascular risk in people with diabetes
Three commonly prescribed statins are best placed to lower all the ‘bad’ types of cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes, according to a new meta-analysis
Manchester recruits the first European patient to chronic wound treatment study
A patient at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, is the first person in Europe to trial a new treatment for long-term (chronic) wounds.
British South Asian genetic study reaches record volunteer numbers
Greater Manchester residents are being encouraged to take part in a major genetics study designed to improve health outcomes for South Asian people.
Prestigious national entrepreneurship scheme places awarded to three MFT staff members
Three budding MFT entrepreneurs have been awarded places on the prestigious NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme.
MFT researchers receive prestigious national appointments
Two leading Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) researchers have been appointed Senior Investigators by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
Trials carried out at MFT show drug eases symptoms of chronic cough
The results of the world’s first Phase 3 trials, of a new drug Gefapixant, show that it can ease the often distressing symptoms of chronic cough, with minimal side effects.
UKCRF Network appoints Interim Director
The UK Clinical Research Facility Network (UKCRF Network) - hosted by MFT - has appointed Paul Brown to the role of Interim Director.
New funding boost for delivery of early stage clinical research across Greater Manchester
The MFT-hosted NIHR Manchester Clinical Research Facility (MCRF) has received a £15.5 million award, widening opportunities for people across Greater Manchester to participate in research.