DNA Strategic Epigenetic Biomarkers in Melanoma
Dr C Proby, Prof C N A Palmer
Applications accepted all year round
Hypothesis. That tumour-specific DNA methylation present in free circulating DNA from melanoma patients will enable early detection of disease relapse or metastasis facilitating life-preserving benefit from additional therapies such as immune checkpoint inhibitors.
Development of CRISPR-Cas and LAMP diagnostics to inform plant disease management
Dr J Tovar, Dr L Bindschedler
15 February 2019
Fungal infections are a major threat to food security worldwide. In the UK alone, Septoria wheat leaf blotch – a fungal disease caused by Zymoseptoria tritici – and oilseed rape phoma leafspot and stem canker, diseases caused by the fungi Leptosphaeria maculans and L.
Biomarkers of Coronary Artery Disease in multi-ethnic populations
Prof D Jones, Prof NJ Samani, Prof G McCann
27 January 2019
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a serious and prevalent cardiovascular disease which can present in patients in many ways. Notably, it has a higher prevalence in the South Asian population.