Since 2013 the Trust has provided funding to a wide range of academic bodies, statutory organisations, charities, voluntary groups, social housing associations, local authorities, and others that meet our chosen areas of focus for research.

Below you will find details of all our funded research projects, including final reports, where we have them.

Click here to read all the papers published following CORT-funded research projects.


Cranfield University


Cranfield University - CO+ Safety

The central aim of this project is the reduction of the danger of carbon monoxide and other harmful toxins from burning fossil fuels in various en ... Read more


Liverpool John Moores University


Liverpool John Moores University - Long Term Exposure to Carbon Monoxide: National Study

In September 2011, the Department of Health published statistics indicating that over 4,000 people in England and Wales were diagnosed with Carbon Mon ... Read more

University of Leeds


University of Leeds - Proarrhythmic effects of CO on human cardiac myocytes derived from induced pluripotent stem cells and potential therapeutic interventions

The study will use standardized, commercially available human iPSC cardiomyocytes to study the effects of CO on heart rhythm, the mechanisms that unde ... Read more

Manchester Metropolitan University


Manchester Metropolitan University - Characterising the cell-specific effects of low-level carbon monoxide exposure during vertebrate cardiac development

To further understanding of the impact of low-level CO exposure on the developing heart by identifying the specific cell types, processes and develop ... Read more

University College London


University College London - Carbon monoxide toxicity: studies of a neuroprotective strategy in vivo and in vitro in a human cell model

The main objective of this research project is to investigate the inhibition of the specific enzyme which produces oxidative stress at the time of re- ... Read more

Sheffield Hallam University


Sheffield Hallam University - The effects of low-level CO exposure on the adult and developing brain

The aim of this study is to address this outstanding question, and determine the effects of CO at exposures ranging from 0-9 ppm on the brain, looking ... Read more

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