Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) provides comprehensive renal care for approximately 1.4 million people living in North, South and Central Manchester, Tameside & Glossop, Stockport, South Trafford and South Cheshire.

Services provided at MRI includes outpatient, inpatient, pre-dialysis, peritoneal dialysis, haemodialysis, Lipid aphaeresis and ABO transplantation.

The department is actively involved in a variety of clinical and basic science research projects. The Manchester Institute of Nephrology and Transplantation (MINT) co-ordinate research.The renal research service provides research and clinical care for patients and research patient volunteers within the renal directorate.

Renal research team

Some members of the renal research team

Research Themes

We are currently running a number of studies and trials in the following areas:

  • Treatments in kidney disease
  • Diagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
  • Slowing down the progression of CKD
  • Alleviation / prevention of complications of CKD
  • Reducing pill burden
  • Improving Quality of Life
  • Improving Dialysis Adequacy
  • Improving the Methods of Dialysis
  • Transplantation