Greater Manchester has a deep heritage in science, innovation and entrepreneurship.
The NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) connects world-leading researchers based at The University of Manchester and three NHS Trusts in Greater Manchester, with a vision to drive health improvements and lasting change for all through creative, inclusive and proactive research that identifies and bridges gaps between new discoveries and individualised care.
A study funded by NIHR Manchester BRC has confirmed that patients with photodermatoses – which are skin conditions triggered by sunlight – experience a ‘substantial’ impact on their mental health and quality of life.
Manchester Professor of Gynaecological Oncology Emma Crosbie, has been awarded a prestigious five-year grant to investigate whether urine testing can be used to screen women for risk of cervical cancer.
We are driving forward pioneering research into new tests and treatments in musculoskeletal disease, hearing health, respiratory disease, dermatology and three cancer themes (prevention, radiotherapy and precision medicine), utilising our expertise in biomarkers, informatics and the rapid translation of research findings.