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  PhD position in Statistical Genomics/Genetic Epidemiology
  Dr B St Pourcain
Applications accepted all year round

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(Starting salary. € 32,813 p.a.). 4-years full time. Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Language & Genetics Department.
  Exploring the epidemiology and care of complex wounds in lower and middle income countries
  Prof J Dumville, Prof N Cullum
Applications accepted all year round

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Complex wounds cannot be closed, for example by sutures, staples or glue, but are left open to heal. These open wounds, which include leg, pressure and foot ulcers, can be painful, at risk of infection and limit people’s health-related quality of life.
  Exploring the epidemiology and care of complex wounds in lower and middle income countries
  Prof N Cullum, Prof J Dumville
Applications accepted all year round

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Complex wounds cannot be closed, for example by sutures, staples or glue, but are left open to heal. These open wounds, which include leg, pressure and foot ulcers, can be painful, at risk of infection and limit people’s health-related quality of life.
  Determining the epidemiology and molecular evolution of antimicrobial drug resistance in Cape Verde
  Dr S Beleza, Prof MR Oggioni
Application Deadline: 7 June 2020

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Cape Verde is an archipelago located 450 km off the coast of Senegal, that was found uninhabited by the Portuguese in the mid-15th century.
  Using Statistical Techniques in Genetic Epidemiology to Investigate the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD)
  Prof D Evans
Applications accepted all year round

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There is a well-documented observational relationship between low birthweight infants and increased risk of disease in later life (e.g.
  A Nutrigenetics approach to study gene-diet interactions on Cardio-metabolic diseases in different ethnic groups
  Dr V Karani, Prof J Lovegrove
Applications accepted all year round

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"We are seeking a highly motivated candidate for a PhD project that will focus on genetic epidemiology and statistical genetics.
  The application of epidemiology and informatics to heart failure using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD)
  Prof U Kadam
Applications accepted all year round

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HF is a complex clinical syndrome with different pathophysiological origins. Pre-conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and a range of risk factors include obesity and poor lipid profile, different lifestyle or socio-economic factors such as deprivation as well as healthcare factors.
  The epidemiology and associated burden of potentially serious alcohol-medication interactions in ageing populations in Ireland and the UK
  Dr G Cousins
Applications accepted all year round

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How the body handles alcohol changes as we get older. Ageing lowers the body’s tolerance for alcohol; alcohol circulates in an older person’s body for a longer time and the effects of drinking last longer.
  An investigation of psychological and clinical factors associated with the development of chronic or persistent pain in children and young people with inflammatory and non-inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions.
  Dr L Cordingley, Prof W Thomson, Dr R Lee, Dr J McDonagh
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) is an inflammatory arthritis presenting in children and young people. Pain is one of the main features of JIA and it is often described as one of the most burdensome yet invisible symptoms of this long-term condition.
  Genetic and non-genetic factors involved in risk of cardiovascular diseases
  Dr R Pazoki
Applications accepted all year round

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Main Aim. To identify genetic and non-genetic causes of cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular diseases including hypertension, myocardial infarction, heart failure, and stroke are the leading causes of mortality worldwide and are expected to keep rising.
  Evaluation of interventions to address hepatitis C virus infection among children born to mothers with a history of injecting drug use in Scotland
  Prof S Hutchinson, Dr N Palmateer
Application Deadline: 19 June 2020

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REF SHLS-20002 Hutchinson. There are an estimated 41,000 to 59,000 children of problem drug using parents in Scotland, representing about 4-5% of children aged under 16.
  Investigating the causes and prevention of healthcare associated pneumonia.
  Research Group: Safeguarding Health through Infection Prevention
  Dr J Reilly, Prof K Currie
Applications accepted all year round

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Ref. SHLS20032 Reilly. Epidemiological data from Europe and the USA suggests that pneumonia is the most common healthcare associated infection, with the majority of cases being non-ventilator associated.
  “Txt-netting” – using text messages to safety-net patients with low risk cancer symptoms in GP primary care
  Research Group: School of Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences
  Prof P Sasieni, Dr J Waller
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited from graduates with a BSc (First or Upper Second) or MSc (Merit/Distinction), or equivalent, to work within the Cancer Prevention Group in the Comprehensive Cancer Centre at King’s College London.
  Using non-speculum sampling approaches to reduce inequalities in participation in cervical screening
  Research Group: School of Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences
  Dr J Waller, Dr A Lim
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited from graduates with a BSc (First or Upper Second) or MSc (Merit/Distinction), or equivalent, to work within the Cancer Prevention Group in the Comprehensive Cancer Centre at King’s College London.
  Advancing Methodology for Clinical Prediction
  Dr M Sperrin, Dr G P Martin
Applications accepted all year round

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Clinical prediction models (CPMs) take what we know about a person and predict the probability of subsequent outcomes using a regression model or algorithm [1].
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