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  Does Histone Deacetalyse Inhibition Reduce Atherosclerosis and Stroke Risk (PhD only) 
  Prof H Markus
Application Deadline: 3 December 2019

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The Cambridge Stroke Group led the identification of the HDAC9 (histone deacetalyse 9) gene as a risk factor for stroke. The association is specific for large artery stroke due to atherosclerosis.
  Low density lipoprotein oxidation and atherosclerosis
  Dr D S Leake
Applications accepted all year round

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"The research in Dr David Leake’s group is concerned with atherosclerosis, the underlying cause of. coronary heart disease and strokes.
  Regulation of mineralisation in atherosclerotic lesions
  Research Group: Biomedical Research Group
  Dr J Bird, Dr G Pirianov
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Biomedical Research Group. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/biomedical.
  Investigating the potential of novel mimetic molecules (Toll-like receptor 4 antagonists) to modulate the microphage polarisation
  Research Group: Biomedical Research Group
  Dr G Pirianov, Dr N Pugh
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Research Group. Biomedical Research Group. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/biomedical.
  Common severe childhood infections, innate inflammatory responses and cardiometabolic risk: The VASCular changes aFter INfectious Diseases (VASCFIND) study
  Prof D Burgner, Dr S Bekkering
Applications accepted all year round

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SUMMARY. Infection, the commonest reason for childhood hospital admission, is a major driver of inflammation and is associated with cardiometabolic risk and disease.
  Unraveling the signal regulation network of cell adhesion, migration, and invasion in podosomes and invadopodia
  Dr C Yu
Applications accepted all year round

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Integrin-mediated adhesions, such as podosomes and invadopodia, are the biophysical anchor to sense and to translate mechanobiological signals into various cellular events.
  Novel regulation of platelet-endothelial crosstalk in settings of vascular disease
  Research Group: Biomedical Research Group
  Dr N Pugh, Dr H Chichger
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Biomedical Research Group. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/biomedical.
  Molecular Imaging of Collagen in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
  Dr A Phinikaridou
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Project Summary. Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) are permanent dilations of the aorta that exceed 50% of the original size of the vessel or that are greater than 3cm in maximum diameter.
  Adipose tissue remodelling in obesity and type 2 diabetes
  Dr K K Y Cheng
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Due to the changes in lifestyle and environment, the incidence of obesity has rapidly increased over the last two decades.
  (MRC DTP) Decoding the role of vascular smooth muscle cell heterogeneity in cardiovascular disease by single cell genomics
  Prof N Bobola, Prof N Hanley
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC) are implicated in the pathogenesis of several types of vascular diseases, such as aneurysm, atherosclerosis, vascular calcification and congenital vascular disease.
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