Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation Division.
BRU received over £1.7M in 2014/15 to support research into childhood arthritis
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most common inflammatory and musculoskeletal disorder in children, affecting about 1 in every 1000 children in the UK.
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust launches strategy to help researchers involve more patients in the design of research
CMFT led by the Public Programmes team, has launched a strategy and guide for staff, which will help researchers involve patients in the design of research.
Manchester researchers take role in landmark HIV study
Researchers at the Manchester Centre for Sexual Health, led the regional arm of a national study that found pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly protective against HIV for gay men.
New national role for Manchester clinical research nurse to help improve treatment for renal conditions
A Senior Clinical Research Nurse from Manchester Royal Infirmary has been appointed to a senior role to lead on renal research nationally.
Rheumatoid arthritis research study successful recruitment leads to new cellular study
Derek Ridings, BRU Research Nurse at the Kellgren Centre for Rheumatology has recruited the highest number nationally to the BRAGGSS study.
Researchers find gene that confirms existence of psoriatic arthritis
Researchers have identified genetic variants that are associated with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) but not with psoriasis, in the largest study of PsA ever published.
Manchester to lead project for better lupus treatment
The University of Manchester is working with CMFT to lead a project aimed at eliminating the 'trial and error' approach to the treatment of lupus.
BRU researchers find gene that confirms existence of psoriatic arthritis
Researchers at The University of Manchester have identified genetic variants that are associated with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) but not with psoriasis, in the largest study of PsA ever published.