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We have 68 obesity PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

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Development of novel herbal extracts for treatment of metabolic disarray and neuropathy in rodent models of obesity and diabetes.

  Research Group: Molecular Mechanisms and Long Term Conditions
Reference No. SHLS20041. Diabetes and obesity levels continue to rise globally, with significant detrimental effects on personal health and wellbeing, social welfare and healthcare budgets. Read more

Investigation of aortic remodelling in obesity and role of mitochondrial dysfunction

Obesity is a global healthcare and economic burden with currently more than 650 million adults classified as obese (WHO, 2017). Obesity is a common precursor to type 2 diabetes (T2DM), and both are risk factors for developing cardiovascular disease. Read more

Circadian clock control of adipocyte metabolism

Obesity is a major public health issue affecting one third of UK adults, and an estimated 2.1 billion individuals worldwide. The role of circadian clock dysfunction in the development of obesity is becoming clear, with disruptive lifestyles (e.g. Read more

Fully Funded MSc by Research in Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medicine: Role of hyaluronan receptor, RHAMM in metabolic regulation in obesity

The North-East Scotland (NES) Diabetes and Cardiovascular Research Alliance Masters Training Programme (MTP) in cardiovascular and diabetes medicine is an exciting new MTP that will expand interdisciplinary cardiovascular and diabetes research between. Read more

Effect of obesity on bone strength and implication on the risk of hip fracture

There is a clear and unmet need to address the diagnosis of hip fracture risk associated with osteoporosis. Whereas low weight is a well-documented risk factor for future bone fractures, a high body weight seems to protect against hip fracture. Read more

Sleep, obesity and cardiometabolic health

Association of sleep, obesity and cardiometabolic health across the life course from childhood. About the research project. Cardiometabolic disease (cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes) is the leading cause of mortality worldwide, with premature deaths preventable. Read more

4-year PhD Studentship: Internalized weight stigma: using general population data to understand causes and consequences in young adulthood

Obesity is common, affecting 28% of adults and 16% of children in England(1) but it is also highly stigmatized. Weight-related discrimination is widely observed in workplace(2), educational, and medical(3) settings, and appears to damage health in diverse ways. Read more

PhD in Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism

We offer multiple self funded PhD positions in Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Academic Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism (ADEM) based at Allam Diabetes Centre. Read more

Deciphering the role of white and brown adipocytes in metabolic disease

Our work focuses on understanding how obesity drives the development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Specifically, it aims to decipher molecular determinants of adipocyte number and distribution within the body; key factors of susceptibility to obesity-associated cardiometabolic diseases. Read more

Carnegie School of Sport

New - Carnegie School of Sport Fully Funded PhD Studentships. Full-time Fully Funded Postgraduate Research Studentships. Start date. Read more

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