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ageing PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 156 ageing PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Musculoskeletal Ageing and Inflammation Research

We are seeking talented, motivated students with a passion for research in musculoskeletal ageing and chronic inflammatory diseases (e.g., osteoarthritis and sarcopenia) to join the Musculoskeletal Ageing and Inflammation team led by Prof Simon Jones https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/inflammation-ageing/jones-simon.aspx. Read more

Developing therapies targeting inflammation and dysfunctional matrix biology in neurological and ocular disease

We are seeking talented, motivated students with a passion for research in inflammation and matrix biology in the eye and brain to join our team co-led by Dr Lisa Hill https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/clinical-sciences/hill-lisa.aspx and Dr Hannah Botfield https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/inflammation-ageing/botfield-hannah.aspx. Read more

Molecular Mechanisms of Resolution of Inflammation

We are seeking talented, motivated students to join the research group led by Professor Andy Clark (https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/inflammation-ageing/clark-andy.aspx), a member of the University of Birmingham’s Rheumatology Research Group (https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/inflammation-ageing/research/rheumatology-research-group/index.aspx). Read more

The role of MicroRNAs in neurodegenerative diseases

We are seeking talented, motivated students with a passion for research in Neuroscience and Neurotrauma to join the team led by Dr Valentina Di Pietro (Dr Valentina Di Pietro - Institute of Inflammation and Ageing - University of Birmingham). Read more

Defining long term outcomes in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

We are seeking talented, motivated students with a passion for research in systemic autoimmunity to join the Lupus Research Group led by Dr John Reynolds (https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/inflammation-ageing/reynolds-john.aspx). Read more

Investigating the Immune and Inflammatory Response to Traumatic Injury

We are seeking talented, motivated students with a passion for research in the field of immunology and traumatic injury to join the trauma research team lead by Dr Jon Hazeldine (https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/inflammation-ageing/hazeldine-jon.aspx). Read more

The role of ageing cutaneous fibroblasts in modulating melanocyte pigmentation

  Research Group: Centre for Skin Sciences
The aim of the project is to gain an understanding of how aged skin fibroblasts and their secretory phenotype contribute to ageing pigmentation and commonly associated disorders. Read more

Exploring the cellular and molecular mechanisms mediating myelin formation, injury and repair in the central nervous system

We are seeking talented, motivated students with a passion for research on glial cells and their involvement in mechanisms mediating central nervous system development, function and disease states to join the Oligodendrocyte and Myelin Research Group led by Dr Daniel Fulton. Read more
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Tackling ageing in the gut: investigating the contribution of macrophages in the intestinal stem cell niche to gut maintenance and repair

Ageing of the gut is an important contributor to multimorbidities of the elderly, including frailty, and mental decline. However, the specific cellular and molecular mechanisms driving gut degeneration with ageing and how these lead to specific clinical outcomes are still unclear. Read more

Ageing and body clock rhythms: The importance of a social network

It is popularly accepted that maintaining an active social life is paramount for good health and longevity. In its absence, social isolation and loneliness can elevate risk of disease and shorten lifespan. Read more

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