Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation team at MFT.
Children’s research at the NIHR / Wellcome Trust Manchester Clinical Research Facility boosted through new partnership with PPD
Through the network, CMFT aims to attract additional paediatric studies and provide participation in research as a treatment option for more children with rare diseases.
Cheadle Hulme School students add their voice to key NHS research in Manchester
Sixth Form students at Cheadle Hulme School are contributing to vital research in experimental medicine as part of a new public and patient involvement and engagement group at the CMFT
The Experimental Weekender
Fantastic forces, superhuman strength, awesome acrobats, magic materials and groovy graphene are just some of the things you'll see at The Experimental Weekender.
Researchers identify gene mutation that can cause key-hole shape defect in eye
A scientific collaboration has pinpointed the genetic cause of a rare form of blindness, which can present itself as a key-hole shaped defect in the eye in newborn babies.
Researchers recruit first UK patient to pain relief study
Researchers have recruited the first participant onto a research study comparing the effectiveness of pain relief medicine tapentadol to morphine in children and young people.
Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital patient first-in-the-world to take part in pioneering trial to help patients with rare genetic condition
First child in the world to participate in a new trial which could alter the lives of those with Niemann-Pick Disease type B (NPD), a rare inherited metabolic disorder.
BRU research round up: Theme 6 – Evaluation of new therapies and devices
The broad aim of Theme 6 is to explore and evaluate new therapies and devices for the treatment of Osteoarthritis.
New iPad app helps children and young people with JIA communicate their pain experiences
The results of a study presented today at EULAR 2015 demonstrated the value of a new interactive iPad app that helps young people with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) describe their pain.