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skeletal muscle PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  EASTBIO: Non-invasive mapping of oxygen extraction fraction in human: development of novel multi-parametric magnetic resonance relaxometry imaging methods.
  Dr J He, Prof V Speirs, Dr Y Masannat
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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Supervisors. Dr Jiabao He (University of Aberdeen). http://www.abdn.ac.uk/ims/research/abic/profiles/jiabao.he. Professor Valerie Speirs (University of Aberdeen).
  The role of integrins in muscle stem cell function (MAYERU20DTP)
  Prof U Mayer, Prof A E Munsterberg
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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Men and women lose 50% of their skeletal muscle mass in later life through a process called age-related sarcopenia, characterised by a combined loss of muscle mass, endurance and strength.
  Why do muscle stem cells need a primary cilium for effective regeneration? (MUNSTERBERGU20DTP2)
  Prof A E Munsterberg, Prof U Mayer
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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Skeletal muscle is important for health and well-being throughout life. To understand better the factors required for the healthy maintenance of this important tissue, we study muscle stem cells (MuSC).
  Using a novel 3D co-culture model to define metabolic flux maps of different cancer cell types in response to physical activity
  Dr M Morris, Dr A Islam, Prof M.P. Lewis
Applications accepted all year round

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During exercise, and in the presence of sufficient oxygen, glucose is metabolised by muscle cells to produce pyruvate, a metabolic intermediate which is fed into the Kreb’s cycle in the mitochondria to produce large amounts of energy.
  A bottom-up approach to Muscle Mechanics
  Dr A Roy
Applications accepted all year round

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Muscles exhibit highly complex behaviour made up of thousands of individual muscle fibres, each with different properties, interacting with each other and the surrounding bio-mechanical structures.
  (MRC DTP) Improved classification of myositis disease subtypes using statistical genetics approaches for stratified medicine
  Dr J Lamb, Dr AM Morris
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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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).
  PhD Program Molecular Medicine
  Dr T Brugmann
Application Deadline: 15 December 2019

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The research group for vegetative optogenetics is seeking a highly motivated. PhD student (f/m/d). 3-year doctoral programme, part-time 65 % | salary according to TV-L.
  Identification of new biomarkers of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes
  Dr F Koumanov, Dr J Gonzalez
Application Deadline: 20 January 2020

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SUMMARY OF PROJECT. Diabetes represents a global health, social and economic burden. Approximately 425 million people in the world suffer from diabetes and this will rise to 642 million by 2040.
  Sex hormone actions in frailty and health during ageing
  Dr M Garratt
Applications accepted all year round

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It is well established that testosterone and estrogens can influence ageing, with hormone administration improving physical function, muscle and bone strength in some cohorts of the elderly.
  Sex differences of ultra-endurance running: Profiling of female ultra-runners
  Dr H Moir
Applications accepted all year round

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Ultra-endurance running has become increasingly popular, both in amateur and recreational athletes, with an exponential increase in the number of ultra-marathon finishers between 1998 and 2011 (Cejka et al., 2013; Hoffman & Krishnan 2013;).
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