Outcomes of Manchester's animal research

Research involving animals is fundamental to understanding how we are affected by disease. It is often the only way to develop new treatments and medicines, and check that they are safe for humans. Scientists at the University have contributed to the prevention, treatment and eradication of a wide range of medical conditions and diseases.

Manchester’s research interests reflect the major global human health concerns of the 21st century. We are playing a key part in helping to drive forward revolutionary medical discoveries in many areas. Some of these studies directly relate to our research beacons, areas of multidisciplinary research excellence that are tackling some of the biggest issues facing the planet.

Learn about some of our notable ongoing studies and recent discoveries.