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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.

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
If you are interested in finding out more about clinical research and how you can get involved, please ask a member of your medical team or visit our get involved page.