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Issue date : 31.1.2017

Research News - Jan 17


Planning application submitted for £60m Citylabs expansion


A planning application has been submitted to Manchester City Council seeking approval for a proposed £60m expansion of the Citylabs campus. Read More 

Proposed CityLabs 2.0 design

Study testing new treatment for Sanfilippo disease progressing well


A study into a new treatment for Sanfilippo disease, a rare and fatal condition which causes progressive dementia in children, is progressing well with results set to be published later this year. Read More

CMFT renal research team

New radio programme will inspire young children and families to think about medical research

A series of fun radio shows designed to bring medical research to life for young children are being broadcast through February, and are available for free download. Read More

Professor Hallux

An introduction to respiratory and dermatology research in the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre


Watch Professor Jørgen Vestbo (left) and Professor Chris Griffiths (right) explain the respiratory and dermatology research themes at the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). 


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Jørgen Vestbo and Chris Griffiths


Inaugural Biomarkers@Citylabs Forum


The Stoller Biomarker Discovery Centre and Manchester Molecular Pathology Innovation Centre invite you to the first Biomarkers@Citylabs forum, open to all researchers and clinicians from across the University and MAHSC partners. Read More




The importance of a young person’s voice in research


Kelsey, 20, from Manchester, talks about her experience of speaking at a medical conference on behalf of new young persons’ advisory group Your Rheum. Read her blog

Oncology clinical research team

‘It’s not just a clipboard’: the role of an oncology research nurse


Ahead of World Cancer Day on 4th February, the oncology clinical research team explain their role and why conducting research in cancer is so important. Read the blog



CityVerve: How can the right technology optimise the potential benefits of the Internet of Things?


Professor Chris Taylor from The University of Manchester explains how partners in the CityVerve Smart City Demonstrator are working to shape the future applications of the Internet of Things (IoT) to benefit society in Manchester and beyond. Read more

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