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  Endosomal Sorting Complex Required for Transport (ESCRT): Investigation of the role in acquired drug resistance in colon cancer
  Research Group: Institute of Cancer Therapeutics
  Dr S Shnyder, Dr S Kantamneni
Applications accepted all year round

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Despite treatment advances, one of the most common cancers, colorectal cancer (CRC), still has a 45% mortality rate, and one of the major problems is the build-up of resistance to cancer drugs during treatment (‘acquired resistance’) such that over time the drugs stop working.
  Development of “FXR-targeted” Nutraceuticals for Treatment of Intestinal Diseases
  Prof S Keely, Dr S Das
Applications accepted all year round

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The incidence of intestinal diseases, such as colorectal cancer (CRC) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), is significantly higher in Western societies than elsewhere in the world.
  Analysing immune responses to metastatic ovarian tumours to identify therapeutic targets
  Dr J H Caamano, Dr D Withers
Applications accepted all year round

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Research interests/description of main research theme. Ovarian cancer remains the most lethal gynaecological malignancy for women over 50 years old (1).
  Detecting hydrolytic enzymes driving colorectal cancer development
  Dr R Barry, Prof G Frost
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Colorectal cancer is linked with inflammation of the colon caused by poor diet, obesity and chronic inflammatory conditions like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
  An intelligent scheme to identify novel drug targets through analysing the DNA repairome in drug resistant cancer?
  Research Group: Biomedical Research Group
  Prof C Parris
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.
  Developing new antibody-based therapeutics for neuroblastoma
  Prof A Sala
Applications accepted all year round

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Metastatic neuroblastoma is a cancer of the nervous system that kills the majority of the affected children. Although there have been tremendous advances in the understanding of the molecular causes of the disease, patients are still treated with highly toxic mixtures of chemicals and radiation.
  Beetroot betanin as a natural antioxidant and anticancer agent: Effect of betanin on proliferation of epithelial and colorectal cancer lines
  Dr I Nyambayo, Dr I Morozov
Application Deadline: 15 June 2020

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a (fully-funded) PhD studentship. This PhD studentship is a joint project between Coventry University and Agrial Fresh Produce Limited, UK.
  Innovative technologies for the development of lead candidates in the treatment of sepsis
  Prof S Kerrigan, Dr G Curley
Applications accepted all year round

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Sepsis is the most common condition, and the single biggest cause of mortality, in critically ill patient. Outside of Critical Care Units, sepsis contributes to one-half of all hospital deaths.
  Optimisation and Preclinical Evaluation of Targeted Nanoformulations of Anti‐TNF‐α Therapeutics for the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  Dr Z Ramtoola, Dr B Kirby
Applications accepted all year round

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) of the patient and comprises of Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC).
  PhD position (m/f/d) on Translational Readthrough
  Dr S Thoms
Application Deadline: 7 June 2020

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The Department of Child and Adolescent Health at the University Medical Center Göttingen invites applications for a. PhD position (m/f/d) on Translational readthrough.
  Investigating how ovarian tumours avoid immune responses in cancer patients
  Dr J H Caamano, Dr D Withers
Applications accepted all year round

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Research interests/description of main research theme. Ovarian cancer remains the most lethal gynaecological malignancy for women over 50 years old (1).
  Surgical incisions without surgical site infections? Innovative antimicrobial materials to prevent infection after surgical procedures
  Dr M E Barbour, Dr D Hill
Applications accepted all year round

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Applicants. Applications are invited a new self-funded PhD studentship to explore and develop novel materials to facilitate closure of surgical wounds and prevent surgical site infection.
  MSc by Research programme: Molecular mechanisms of cortical tumour suppressors
  Dr J Januschke
Application Deadline: 16 July 2020

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This course allows you to work alongside our world renowned experts from the School of Life Sciences and gain a ’real research’ experience.
  The relationship between dietary iron and zinc, and the gut microbiota: Can dietary iron and zinc regime be exploited to improve health?
  Prof S C Andrews
Applications accepted all year round

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"The gut microbiota (100 trillion cells) outnumber human cells by 10 to 1. Its composition of around 500 to 1000 species is specific for each individual and is dynamic, changing with age, health and diet.
  3D imaging technology roadmap and software tool for X-ray histology
  Research Group: Bioengineering
  Dr P Schneider
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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Supervisor. Philipp Schneider, Philip Basford, Peter Lackie (Faculty of Medicine). Project description.
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