Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation Division.
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We’re currently looking for public and patient volunteers to take part in a research user group that will support our researchers across a diverse range of clinical areas.
Learn more about our research next time you walk down Grafton Street
As part of our programme of work to raise awareness that We Do Clinical Research, we have installed graphics on the windows of our adults NIHR / Wellcome Manchester Trust Clinical Research Facility.
Welcome to our new research website
Thank you to members of the public, patients, staff and partners who contributed to the design of our new research website.
Scientists announce major breakthrough against rare kidney disease
Scientists at the University of Manchester and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have made a significant breakthrough in the fight against Membranous Nephropathy (MN).
Manchester success in ovarian cancer screening trial
Researchers at Saint Mary’s Hospital and The University of Manchester have been instrumental in recruiting over 16,500 women to the largest clinical trial of its kind for ovarian cancer screening.
Come and join us on International Clinical Trials Day!
Each year, on or around 20th May we celebrate International Clinical Trials Day, to commemorate the anniversary of the very first clinical trial by James Lind.
Staff Spotlight: Claire Warren
The staff spotlight is a monthly feature where we get to know a colleague from Manchester Clinical Research Facility in a little more detail.
Gene variants show potential in predicting rheumatoid arthritis disease outcomes
Arthritis Research UK-funded scientists at The University of Manchester have identified a new way in which genotyping can be used to predict disease outcomes among sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis.