Contact details and hours of opening

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The laboratory is open between 08.30 and 17.30, Monday to Friday.

For results enquiries or if you have a general laboratory query please contact the laboratory:

MDC Laboratory telephone line: 0161 276 4809

Molecular Oncology general enquiries: 0161 276 8039

MDC Fax: 0161 276 5989

Postal address

Molecular Diagnostics Centre
CADET and MDC Building
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Oxford Road, Manchester
M13 9WL


The laboratory is part of the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT), situated in the CADET & MDC Building near the Clinical Science Building cluster, adjacent to Cobbett House.

Diagnostic advice and results interpretation

A key component of the service provided by the MDC is the availability of expert clinical scientific advice. Advice is provided on the genetics and molecular biology of haematological disorders, the investigation of these disorders and on the interpretation of test results.

Advice concerning genetic investigation and results interpretation in heritable thrombophilia, hereditary haemochromatosis, heritable bleeding disorders, haemoglobinopathy, TPMT and molecular oncology is available from experienced Clinical Scientists or Clinicians as appropriate:

Molecular Haematology Service Lead:

Dr Steve Keeney PhD

Principal Clinical Scientist

Tel: 0161 276 5990


For all initial enquiries/advice/results interpretation contact:

The MDC Duty Scientist

Tel: 0161 276 4809 / 8039



(Last reviewed October 2018)