Research and innovation news
Keep up-to-date with the latest news, publications and events from the Research and Innovation team at MFT.
New national Rare Disease role for Professor Graeme Black
Prof Graeme Black, Strategic Director of Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine at Saint Mary’s Hospital appointed as Theme Lead for Eye Diseases in Rare Disease Translational Research Collaboration.
University to tackle musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace
The University of Manchester is to be part of a major new research centre which will tackle the impact of musculoskeletal disorders on people’s ability to work.
New Medical Director for Manchester Clinical Research Facility
The NIHR / WT Manchester Clinical Research Facility (MCRF) is pleased to announce that on 1st November Professor Nick Webb, Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist became the new MCRF Medical Director.
BRU researcher presents findings at Arthritis Research UK PhD Conference
Amy Webster, a PhD student at The University of Manchester, presented her findings to a packed audience at the Oliver Bird-Arthritis Research UK PhD Conference at Kings College London in September.
Five blind patients with AMD will receive groundbreaking Argus II ‘bionic eye’ treatment
Second Sight Argus® II Retinal Prosthesis System to be trialled in blind dry AMD patients for the first time
Body clock link could aid obesity treatments
Scientists have discovered that the body clock plays an important role in body fat. Their findings are helping develop new ways of treating obesity and the fatal diseases linked to being overweight.
Arthritis patients failing to take expensive, effective medication according to new research
Large numbers of people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are failing to take expensive medication as prescribed, according to a new multi-centre study led by researchers in Manchester.
Patient first to take part in trial of new treatment for rare inherited disease
Researchers have recruited the first child into a new study, which aims to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of a treatment developed in Manchester.