A wide range of inspiring nominees including 7 teams and individuals from The Christie’s research division were celebrated during a special evening to acknowledge the staff behind the incredible health and care research that has taken place in Greater Manchester during the pandemic.
Trailblazers in COVID-19 research response category
The CORONET team - comprised of the following departments at The Christie: The Observational and Supportive Research Team, The Acute Medicine Team, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust; Digital ECMT CRUK MI Cancer Biomarker Centre, Research IT, University of Manchester
Dr Kathryn Banfill - Honorary Research Fellow - for her work on the national COVID_RT_lung study
Remarkable Contributions to Recovery category
Research and Innovation Division
Innovation Influencers category
COSMIC-19 trial team - a multi-site, investigator-led trial, sponsored by The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Damian McCaul and Parisa Cutting - supporting recruitment of over 2800 participants to national psychological impact of COVID-19 study
Exceptional Leadership in Delivery category
Compelling Collaborators category
Patient Recruitment Teams and Clinical Research Facility teams
NIHR CRN Greater Manchester’s Evening of Excellence 2021, sponsored by Syneos Health, was shown online on Thursday 18 November 2021.
This year, winners were not chosen. Instead, each successful nominee across the 11 categories shared the spotlight in equal measure.
In addition to celebrating the contributions of our selected nominees, the evening featured insights, reflections and messages of thanks from a number of special guests from the Greater Manchester and national research system.
Research and innovation nurses at The Christie