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  Improved classification of myositis disease subtypes using statistical genetics approaches for stratified medicine
  Dr J Lamb, Dr AM Morris, Dr H Chinoy
Applications accepted all year round

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Keywords. idiopathic inflammatory myopathy, myositis, genetics, disease classification, stratified medicine. Idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) are heterogeneous autoimmune diseases characterized by inflammation of skeletal muscle (myositis).
  International PhD Academy: Medical Research

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Our vision is to impact locally, nationally and globally on biomedical and clinical research with a primary emphasis on health outcomes.
  Transferability of genetic risk scores for complex human diseases across diverse population groups
  Dr AM Morris, Dr J Bowes
Applications accepted all year round

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Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been extremely successful in identifying DNA variants that are associated with a wide range of complex human traits and common diseases.
  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.
  Biology and genetics of reproduction in filamentous fungi
  Prof P S Dyer
Applications accepted all year round

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Filamentous fungi are of importance in the food, industrial and medical sectors and have important roles in the ecology of natural ecosystems.
  Functional coronary artery disease genetics - Defining the function of new causal atherosclerosis genes from CAD GWAS loci using in vitro and in vivo models
  Dr G Douglas, Prof K Channon
Application Deadline: 24 July 2020

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Despite significant advancements in its treatment coronary artery disease is the leading cause of death in both the UK and world wide, accounting for over 66,000 deaths in the UK each year.
  Genetics of inherited cardiovascular disease: Using molecular genetic analysis of cardiovascular disease as a tool to define disease mechanisms and therapeutic targets.
  Prof H Watkins, Prof H Ashrafian, Prof C Redwood, Prof M Farrall
Application Deadline: 24 July 2020

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I have had a longstanding focus on inherited heart muscle diseases, in particular hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, which is a relatively common Mendelian condition which puts affected individuals at risk of sudden cardiac death.
  Single Cell Biology of Hematopoietic Stem- and Progenitor Cells in Blood Cancer and Ageing
  Prof Claus Nerlov, Prof P Vyas
Application Deadline: 24 July 2020

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The focus of the Nerlov laboratory is to use single cell genomics and functional analysis, combined with advanced mouse genetics, to study the function of hematopoietic stem– and progenitor cells in normal development and during ageing.
  Single Cell Biology of Hematopoietic Stem- and Progenitor Cells in Blood Cancer and Ageing
  Prof Claus Nerlov, Prof P Vyas
Application Deadline: 24 July 2020

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The focus of the Nerlov laboratory is to use single cell genomics and functional analysis, combined with advanced mouse genetics, to study the function of hematopoietic stem– and progenitor cells in normal development and during ageing.
  PhD studentship - Modifier genes and therapeutics development for Joubert syndrome
  Prof J Sayer, Prof H Cordell
Application Deadline: 22 July 2020

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. October 2020 for 3 years. Overview.
  Machine learning approaches for the clinical diagnosis of autoimmune disease
  Dr A Auer-Fowler, Dr P Green
Application Deadline: 12 April 2020

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Autoimmune diseases have a range of complex symptoms and are therefore typically hard to diagnose. Current diagnostic methods are often invasive, painful, and subjective.
  Using computational biology to understand how cancer-associated mutations disrupt protein complexes
  Research Group: MRC Human Genetics Unit
  Dr J Marsh
Application Deadline: 3 April 2020

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Applications are invited from outstanding candidates to join the MRC Human Genetics Unit (HGU), part of the Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM) at the University of Edinburgh.
  Cancer Research UK 4-year PhD Programme in Integrative Cancer Epidemiology

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We are seeking enthusiastic scientists to join the next generation of inter-disciplinary researchers who will exploit the wealth of new data being generated in population health sciences.
  Is breast cancer more aggressive when developed by rural-dwellers compared to those living in the city?
  Prof P Murchie, Prof Z Miedzybrodzka, Prof V Speirs, Dr R Vieira
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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BACKGROUND.
  Genetics of stroke: Determining the underlying pathological reasons for stroke and comparing and contrasting those findings between Caucasian and South Asians.
  Prof P Sharma
Applications accepted all year round

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Stroke is the commonest cause of disability, second largest cause of dementia and the third biggest cause of death in the UK. However, by 2050 the World Health Organisation has estimated that 80% of the worlds’ burden of stroke will lie between India and China.
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