Dr A Psifidi, Prof F Tomley, Dr D Blake, Dr O Gundogdu
10 February 2019
Pathogenic microbes limit economic production of poultry, compromise animal welfare and pose a risk to human health. Vaccines are available for some pathogens but are expensive, with limited availability in many countries.
Excess body weight, insulin resistance and inflammation are underlying causes of the metabolic syndrome and greatly increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, which in turn are risk factors for metabolically-driven cancers.
For project description and full application procedures please go to. https://www.ed.ac.uk/roslin/postgraduate/studentships/development-and-evaluation-of-new-inflammatory-biomarkers-and-the-structure-and-function-of-the-intestinal-microbiome-in-canine-chronic-enteropathy.