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Issue date : 28.2.2017

Research News - Feb 17


CMFT research shows poor maternal and fetal health outcomes in pregnant women with mechanical prosthetic heart valves


Research led by CMFT consultants found that just 28% of pregnancies in women with mechanical prosthetic heart valves resulted in a good outcome for both mother and baby. Read more

Pregnant women study

New company provides vital resource for scientists in the fight against arthritis


Manchester Biomedical Research Unit researchers have established a new social enterprise, Inspiral Biomedical Limited, to support the development of new tests and treatments for musculoskeletal conditions.Read more

Gene sequencing platform study

IVF study surpasses recruitment target for five consecutive months

Congratulations to the gynaecology research team who surpassed their recruitment target for the Endometrial Scratch study for five consecutive months. The study is investigating the use of the endometrial scratch in younger women undergoing their first IVF treatment cycle. Read more

Endometrial Scratch Study

An introduction to cancer research in the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre


Watch Professors Caroline Dive, Catharine West and Gareth Evans explain our BRC's ambitions in cancer precision medicine, advanced radiotherapy and cancer prevention and early detection.


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New research to address the needs of children and their families following major trauma injuries


CMFT Physiotherapist and Major Trauma Co-ordinator Samantha Jones has been awarded an NIHR Fellowship to develop an assessment tool for holistic rehabilitation needs of children following major trauma injuries. Read More


Mi-IDEA digital health start-up recruitment event


Come along on 1st March to hear how Mi-IDEA can help early-stage technology companies working within Smart Cities, IoT, Digital Health and Digital Creative to rapidly scale. Read more 


Manchester Molecular Pathology Innovation Centre – Annual Symposium


Come along to the MMPathIC Annual Symposium 2017 on 9th March which will provide an update on current activities, future strategy, and the opportunities available to researchers, clinicians and industry. Read more




10 things I learnt about research in 2016


Katie Ball, Clinical Research Nurse, Manchester Emergency and Intensive Care Research Group, shares ten things she learnt about conducting research during 2016.  Read her blog

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