We have 23 maternal health PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

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maternal health PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 23 maternal health PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Lowering the cost of Healthcare: Non-invasive maternal health monitoring for early prediction of preterm birth

We are looking for women with a background in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). Broad challenge. Preterm birth is a major global health burden affecting up to 15 million pregnancies per annum. Read more

Enhancing Women’s Access and Experiences of Care during Pregnancy through Digital Health Technologies [Self-Funded Students Only]

  Research Group: Cybersecurity, Privacy and HCC Research Section
This project is in collaboration with the University of Leicester, the University of Cape Town, and the broader EPSRC/GCRF funded UK-South Africa CoMaCH Network on Co-designing community-based digital health interventions for maternal and child health https://comach.melissadensmore.com/. Read more

The epigenomic, transcriptional and diagnostic architecture of neurodevelopmental disorders caused by exposure to maternal infection

A fundamental unknown in understanding mechanisms of disease, and therefore improving therapy, is how stressors experienced during critical developmental periods influence the genesis or ‘programming’ of adult disease (Estes & McAllister 2016). Read more

Investigating Hydroxyurea’s Effects on Pregnancy in Sickle Cell Disease

This research project focuses on evaluating the safety and efficacy of hydroxyurea treatment in pregnant individuals with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), a globally prevalent hemoglobin disorder significantly impacting those of Black ancestry. Read more

Multimorbidity and pregnancy complications: exploring causal relationships and identifying therapeutic targets

Project Background. Multimorbidity is recognized as a major public health and clinical problem. It has been largely considered a problem of middle or older age, but emerging evidence suggests its presence at younger ages. . Read more

Improving understanding of patient involvement in improving the safety of their own care worldwide and in the English NHS

Background to the project. The Midlands Patient Safety Research Collaboration (PSRC) has been funded by the NIHR for 5 years to improve patient safety in acute and maternal care, and is seeking to recruit a PhD student. Read more

How does parental education increase risk to ADHD in the offspring?

Rationale. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a chronic neurodevelopmental condition, characterised by persistent difficulties in the areas of attention span/impulse control. Read more

Metabolic programming: Role of micronutrient (B12) deficiency and associated epigenetic marks

The global epidemic of childhood obesity is a major public health issue. Although current adverse lifestyle (nutrition and physical inactivity) contributes to obesity, a growing body of evidence links early life nutritional adversity to the development of obesity and metabolic disorders in children. Read more

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