Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation team at MFT.
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Saint Mary’s research team highest recruiters to national obstetrics study
A research team including midwives and obstetricians from Saint Mary’s have recruited the 100th participant to a multi-centre obstetrics study, as well as being named the highest recruiting study cent
Diet and exercise does not prevent gestational diabetes in obese women
A diet and exercise regime for high-risk obese pregnant women, whilst effective in promoting a healthy lifestyle, does not prevent gestational diabetes.
Find out more about the NIHR / HEE Integrated Clinical Academic Programme
The ICA Programme provides personal research training awards for healthcare professional who wish to develop careers that combine clinical research and leadership with continued clinical practice.
New test could predict arthritis drug failure in patients
A study by The University of Manchester has found that it may be possible to predict early which rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients will fail to respond to the biologic drugs given to treat them.
“We’ve reduced treatment-related deaths among Indian children with leukaemia”
The research team is testing a new approach to treating childhood ALL in India by identifying patients who do not require intensive therapy, thereby decreasing both the cost and burden of treatment.
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