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 College London (UCL)


University College London - Carbon monoxide toxicity: Developing a neuroprotective strategy to improve treatment outcomes (Part 2)

Exposure to carbon monoxide (CO) impedes the ability of the heart and brain to function by reducing the availability of oxygen (O2). Read more

Improving Performance in Practice


Improving Performance in Practice - Identifying and Protecting Pregnant Women from CO Exposure

Foetal and neonatal death, congenital malformations and neurological problems occur with moderate to severe maternal exposure to CO. Read more

University of Hertfordshire


University of Hertfordshire - Evaluation of Chromodynamic Pupillometry as a Sensitive Indicator of Carbon Monoxide Exposure

Clinically important information on the effects of low-level exposure to CO on the brain; information that they can immediately make use of within the ... Read more


Queen Mary's University of London


Queen Mary's University of London - Status, opportunities and risks of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in the Aviation Sector

The primary objective of this work is to assess the status, best practices and risks associated with CO poisoning across the UK’s aviation sector. Read more

Sheffield Hallam University


Sheffield Hallam University - A novel method for researching the role of CO in human diseases

In humans, CO exposure is difficult to study experimentally since the amount of CO that it is ethical to deliver is limited. Read more

Aintree University Hospital


Aintree University Hospital - Measuring Exhaled Carbon Monoxide - Does Breath Alcohol Cross React?

Measurement of exhaled CO is a rapid way of measuring CO exposure without the need for blood tests. Read more

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