The Allergy Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital has an active research interest in the fields of several allergic diseases such as asthma, food allergy, urticaria etc. This has been facilitated by Manchester Respiratory, Allergy and Thoracic Surgery Biobank (ManARTS) established in 2011. ManARTS comprises a repository of biological samples and detailed clinical information from patients with a range of different diseases, including asthma, cough, COPD, fungal lung disease and patients with allergies.

We are currently taking part in Europe’s largest study of Food Allergy – IFAAM