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  The genetic basis of cognitive impairment in intellectual disability and schizophrenia
  Prof C Inglehearn, Dr M Ali
Applications accepted all year round
Schizophrenia is a chronic mental health condition affecting 1% of human populations, with symptoms that include visual and auditory hallucinations, delusions and disordered thought, leading to disruption of the sense of self.
  Epigenetic mechanisms of behavioural, placental and cognitive impairment in a neurodevelopmental model for schizophrenia
  Dr R Hager, Prof J Neill, Dr J Glazier
Applications accepted all year round
A fundamental question in disease research is how stressors experienced during critical developmental periods influence the genesis or ‘programming’ of adult disease (Estes & McAllister 2016).
  Understanding the neurobiology of schizophrenia
  Prof K Fone
Applications accepted all year round
Schizophrenia is a very common psychiatric disorder for which we do not know the underlying causes or have adequate treatments for the symptoms.
  Discrimination, trauma, and psychosis - advancing theory and measurement development
  Dr D Edge, Dr F Varese, Dr K Berry
Applications accepted all year round
Background. Higher rates of schizophrenia and related psychoses are one of the most consistent findings from decades of research into the mental health of ethnic minorities.
  Paranoia and trust - examining the role of automatic, implicit processes in mistrust and paranoid thinking
  Prof R Bentall
Applications accepted all year round
Abstract. Paranoid delusions are the most common symptom of psychosis but less severe forms of paranoid ideation and mistrust are common in everyday life and lie on a continuum with the rarer clinical forms (Elahi, Perez Algorta, Varese, McIntyre, & Bentall, 2017).
  Tryptophan metabolism and fruit fly behaviour: implications for psychosis
  Prof F Giorgini, Prof C P Kyriacou, Mr C Breda
Application Deadline: 6 January 2019
The kynurenine pathway of tryptophan degrades contains several neuroactive metabolites which have been implicated in the pathogenesis of psychotic and neurodegenerative disorders.
  Stigma, ethnicity, and mental illness – an intersectional approach to improving understanding and developing interventions
  Dr D Edge, Dr G Haddock
Applications accepted all year round
Background. Stigma related to mental illness affects all ethnic groups, contributing to the production and maintenance of mental illness and restricting access to care and support.
  4-year MRC/Sackler PhD fellowship in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
4-year MRC/Sackler PhD Fellowships. Outstanding students are sought for our prestigious, fully funded PhD programme at the MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, based at King's College London.
  BBSRC MIBTP - Identification of pathways deregulating neuronal ELAV/Hu RNA binding proteins and alternative splicing in neurodegeneration
  Research Group: BBSRC MIBTP
  Dr M Soller, Dr M Tomlinson
Application Deadline: 6 January 2019
ELAV/Hu proteins comprise a family of highly conserved neuronal RNA binding proteins important for the development of the nervous system and for neuronal functions.
  The association between childhood language development and adolescent psychotic experiences in a general population sample
  Dr S Sullivan, Prof J Bowers, Prof R Varley
Application Deadline: 27 June 2019
Sylvia and Christine Wastall Mental Health Research UK 3/4-Year PhD Studentship in Mental Health.
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