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maternal health PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  DPhil Project: Maternal health, offspring growth and risk of fracture: A population-based investigation in 700,000 individuals
  Prof D Prieto-Alhambra, Dr V Strauss, Prof N Harvey, Assoc Prof K Javaid
Application Deadline: 11 January 2019
NDORMS 2019/2. Fractures (broken bones) constitute an enormous burden to health both in childhood and adulthood.
  Promoting positive parenting: Evaluating the impact of ‘kitbag’ tools and strategies to promote maternal and child mental health in diverse settings.
  Dr M Clark
Applications accepted all year round
Applications are invited for a 3-year full time or 5 year part time /self-funded PhD Studentship starting February 2019. Maternal and child mental health is a global public health priority (WHO 2013, WHO 2018).
  Addressing Inequalities in Women’s Access to and Experience of Care during Pregnancy through Immersive and Interactive Technology
  Dr N Verdezoto, Dr N Mackintosh
Application Deadline: 21 January 2019
Pregnant women and their partners engage in self-care by negotiating and shaping boundaries (e.g., objects, activities, places) in everyday life.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Defining the link between glucose, miRNAs and extracellular vesicles in pregnancies complicated by maternal diabetes
  Prof K.A. Forbes, Prof E Scott, Dr N Simpson
Application Deadline: 21 January 2019
Maternal diabetes currently affects 1 in 20 pregnancies, making it one of the most common obstetric complications, and the incidence is set to rise.
  Using genetics to explore patterns of change in weight and height during key life course periods on subsequent health outcomes
  Prof D Lawlor, Prof K Tilling, Dr N Warrington
Application Deadline: 17 December 2018
3/4-year PhD starting in October 2019. Closing date. 5pm, 17th December 2018. We are offering an exciting PhD opportunity for candidates interested in using innovative statistical methods to investigate the causal role of pubertal growth on health outcomes in adulthood.
  MRC DTP 4 Year PhD Programme: Investigating the role of oxidative stress and anti-angiogenic factors in preeclampsia utilising physiological and 3D-cell models.
  Prof C Murdoch, Dr C Henderson
Application Deadline: 18 January 2019
Preeclampsia occurs in 3-8% of all pregnancies causing rapid hypertension and kidney dysfunction in pregnant woman which is difficult to predict and untreatable.
  Identifying outcomes to predict indigenous child health in New Zealand
  Assoc Prof KM Groom
Applications accepted all year round
Interventions in pregnancy and around the time of birth are often tested in randomised clinical trials to improve maternal and perinatal health.
  Impact of intermittent maternal fasting on placental calcium transport and fetal skeletal development
  Dr J Glazier, Dr N Ashton
Applications accepted all year round
Many pregnant women fast during the holy month of Ramadan despite being exempt. As the fetus relies upon the mother for its supply of nutrients, fasting is likely to affect development of the fetus.
  Impact of maternal obesity on offspring adipogenesis
  Dr D Sellayah
Applications accepted all year round
Obesity is the major health crisis of this generation. Thus, research into the mechanistic basis behind obesity is of paramount importance.
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