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  Targeting antiretroviral drugs to the gut-associated lymphoid tissues for improved treatment of HIV/AIDS
  Dr P Gershkovich
Applications accepted all year round

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"Gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) is an anatomical reservoir of HIV, setting a barrier for strategies aimed at HIV eradication.
  The use of human enhancement drugs among LGBT people: characterising the extent and nature of use in the UK
  Prof V D Hope, Mr J McVeigh
Applications accepted all year round

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The use of drugs for human enhancement is a diverse and long-standing phenomenon.
  Design and realisation of nanomedicine using computer simulation and smart nanofracturing method
  Dr Y Tian
Applications accepted all year round

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Nanomedicine is the application of nanotechnology in healthcare sector, for the diagnosis, monitoring, prevention and treatment of many unmet clinical conditions.
  (EPSRC DTP) Computational-guided identification of novel antivirulence drugs
  Dr L Tabernero, Dr S Butterworth, Prof D Procter
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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The increasing emergence of multi-drug-resistant microorganisms has led the World Health Organisation to plead for action against antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
  Improving responses to skin & soft tissues infections among people who inject drugs.
  Prof V D Hope, Dr H R Sumnall
Applications accepted all year round

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Skin & soft tissues infections (SSTIs) among people who inject drugs (PWID) are a substantial health problem.[1] They result from the difficulties in maintaining good injection practice and hygiene in the environments were illicit psychoactive drugs (such as heroin) are typically consumed.
  Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher: Using Antibodies to Selectively Deliver Pairs of Mechanistically Complementary Drugs to Cancer Cells - Ref:1864950
  Prof V Chudasama
Application Deadline: 25 May 2020

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Applications are invited for a 36-month PhD Studentship fully funded by the H2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action and is available from June 2020.
  Microfluidics based core-shell droplet generator: design, construction, drop characterization and bio-compatibility
  Prof M Marengo, Prof M Santin, Dr K Rodriguez-Echavarria
Application Deadline: 20 April 2020

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Are you looking for a big research challenge in biomedical and pharmaceutical devices? We are looking for a brilliant mechanical engineer or bio-engineer with the ambition to design and construct a prototype of a personalised drug delivery system able to generate micro- or nano-pills, which can be ‘printed’ using the concept of a droplet generator.
  In vitro assessment of drug sequestration into lysosomes and in silico prediction of implications for drug disposition and therapeutic efficacy
  Dr A Galetin, Dr D Hallifax
Applications accepted all year round

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Intracellular concentration of a drug is an important determinant of its efficacy, toxicity, and potential drug-drug interactions [1].
  The molecular mechanisms underpinning individual variation in platelet function and their effect on the progression and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
  Dr CI Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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Platelets are small blood cells that play a vital role in the chronic and acute progression of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD). Platelets respond to a range of agonists, which are released when blood vessels are damaged, by aggregating together to form thrombi.
  (iCASE Award) Towards Particle Design of Pharmaceutical Crystals
  Dr A Cruz-Cabeza
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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This project is being pursued in collaboration with AstraZeneca and the successful applicant will be part of a larger research group supervised by Dr.
  Carbon Nanotubes Mediated Drug Delivery in 3D cancer models
  Dr H Ali-Boucetta
Applications accepted all year round

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Current treatment with anticancer drugs suffers from the drawbacks of systemic toxicity, drug resistance and limited cellular entry.
  Developing method to rationally design anti-cancer drug combinations
  Prof M Sherman
Applications accepted all year round

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Developing novel approaches towards Drug Repurposing and Personalized Medicine. My laboratory is seeking a highly motivated PhD student and a Postdoc to use genetic screens, pathway analysis and other tools to design safe and effective drug combinations.
  A rigorous identification of all metastable polymorphs for better and safer drugs
  Dr V Kurlin, Dr A Pulido
Application Deadline: 12 April 2020

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The aim is to develop new geometric methods for quantifying a similarity between crystal structures to substantially speed-up the Crystal Structure Prediction in Materials Science.
  Microfluidic Synthesis of Nanomedicines for the Delivery of Biologic Drugs
  Dr D Lamprou
Applications accepted all year round

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Progress in drug design has led to the development of new molecules. However, the limited ability to selectively deliver these molecules at well-defined dosing regimens remains a significant challenge.
  Directing protein modification in living systems with bifunctional molecules
  Prof E Tate
Applications accepted all year round

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We welcome applications for a 4-year MRes/PhD studentship funded by EPSRC and Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), co-supervised by Professor Edward Tate (Imperial College London and the Francis Crick Institute) and Dr Mark Rackham (MSD).
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