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.

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

UK Health Security Agency


UK Health Security Agency - Improving national CO guidance to inform midwives and maternity staff (INFO CO-Mid)

To pilot, test and improve the quality of new national guidance aimed at helping midwives and maternity staff identify carbon monoxide poisoning from ... 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

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


University College London


University College London - Unravelling the Mechanism of Carbon Monoxide Toxicity (Part 2)

This project studied the role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and oxidative stress in the mechanism of neuronal cell death induced by carbon monoxide ... Read more


Cranfield University


Cranfield University – Study to Determine the Impact of CO+ on Populations in various Environments

The CO+ Impact was a thorough review of existing research and regulation relating to carbon monoxide (CO) in the UK and elsewhere. It considered not o ... Read more

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