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  Development of novel macrophage high-throughput cell-based phenotypic assay for drug screening
  Research Group: Biomedical Research Group
  Dr G Pirianov, Prof S Cellek
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Research Group. Biomedical Research Group. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/biomedical.
  Effect of nanoparticles on cellular conditions in lymphocytes and germ cells in vitro
  Research Group: Chemistry and Biosciences
  Prof D Anderson, Dr M Najafzadeh
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The use of metals such as silver (Ag), gold (Au) and copper (Cu) as nanoparticles (NPs) and other chemicals such as Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) (Najafzadeh et al., 2016) in medical and lifestyle applications has exponentially increased in recent years, yet little is still known about their impact on DNA and RNA in somatic as well as in germ cells (Habas et al 2018).
  NUCLEAR Radiation Assay Instrumentation with Industry
  Research Group: Particle Physics and Particle Astrophysics
  Prof N Spooner
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This PhD. project concerns the development of new ultra-sensitive nuclear radiation and assay detector technology to be conducted with close links to the UK defence, homeland security and nuclear sector.
  RADON Assay Instrumentation with Industry
  Research Group: Particle Physics and Particle Astrophysics
  Prof N Spooner
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Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is of increasing interest in the environment for health reasons but also has potential uses in many areas of science.
  RATRACK - Directional Sensitive Nuclear Recoil Detectors for Homeland Security and Environmental Radon Assay
  Research Group: Particle Physics and Particle Astrophysics
  Prof N Spooner
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The Sheffield particle physics group is acknowledged by the UK research council STFC as having one of the best programmes of spin-out activity designed for using particle physics technology in industry and for society.
  Development Photothermal Nanoparticles for Sensitive Lateral Flow Assay based on for Bacteria Detection
  Prof N T K Thanh
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Recently, lateral flow assays (LFA) are popular diagnostic test owing to their simplicity, rapidity, portability and low cost. However, LFAs often suffer from low sensitivity of detection, pointing out the need to improve their sensitivity.
  PhD in Healthcare Technology Development using Biosensors: Novel Point-of-Care Lateral Flow Assay for Salivary Biomarkers
  Dr S Maher
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Saliva is an incredibly rich matrix, a valuable source of biomarkers for a range of diseases, yet it is vastly underutilised in medical diagnosis.
  Redeploying Rucaparib: Can PARP inhibitors alter deregulated cellular bioenergetics and overcome apoptosis resistance in cancer? (SF20/APP/WALDEN)
  Dr H Walden
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Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors (PARPi) have received huge attention in oncology over recent years. They are FDA approved for use in BRCA1/2 defective breast and ovarian cancers with absent or dysfunctional homologous recombination repair function.
  Biomarkers of Genotoxic and Reprotoxic Effects after chemical exposure in vitro in human cells
  Research Group: Chemistry and Biosciences
  Prof D Anderson, Dr M Najafzadeh
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In human monitoring procedures, measurements obtained from endpoints to determine genetic damage are sometimes referred to as biomarkers.
  Identification of novel combinations of analgesic drugs for an efficient and safe pain relief.
  Dr M Nassar
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Pain is an important warning system to guard against tissue damage. Pathological pain, however, has no warning value and has huge economical, social and personal costs on society.
  Gastrointestinal modulation using omega-3 and probiotic strategies and its effect on cardio-metabolic health in obese and non-obese populations
  Research Group: Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences
  Dr J Roberts, Dr L Smith
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Research Group. Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/cambridge-centre-for-sport-and-exercise-sciences.
  Application of advanced analytical methods to study key aspects of health and disease
  Prof D Naughton
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Considerable advances in the analytical capabilities of modern techniques afford a new horizon in the study of health and disease.
  Understanding differential responses to retinoid treatments in human health and disease: a precision medicine approach
  Prof R Watson, Dr A Langton
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Retinoids, such as all-trans retinoic acid (t-RA), are endogenous signalling molecules derived from vitamin A that influence a variety of cellular processes through mediation of transcription events in the cell nucleus.
  Using single molecule spectroscopy to determine the drivers of conformational change in protein kinases
  Dr C Dodson
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Protein kinases are central to many cellular processes (eg cell division and the response to external signals) and are current drug targets in cancer, cardiac and inflammatory disease.
  Understanding and combatting antimicrobial resistance plasmids
  Dr M Buckner, Dr J Blair
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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major crisis for human medicine. Globally, untreatable bacterial infections are rapidly increasing, leaving us with limited treatment options.
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