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  Harnessing large-scale genomic sequencing data to understand smoking behaviour
  Dr C Batini
Applications accepted all year round
In 2018 it has been announced that both whole exome sequences and whole genome sequences will be analysed in the 500K individuals in UK Biobank over the next two to five years.
  MRC Precision Medicine DTP: Sexually dimorphic development of the human fetal brain: critical role in the programming of neurodevelopmental disorders
  Research Group: Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
  Dr M Bellingham, Dr M Drake
Application Deadline: 7 January 2019
Supervisors. Dr Michelle Bellingham. Dr Amanda Drake. Prof Paul A. Fowler. PhD project summary. The fetal environment plays a key role in programming normal brain development in the womb.
  PhD studentship in Cellular Medicine – Strategies to reverse muscle wasting in chronic respiratory disease entities (RDF19/HLS/AS/SIMOES)
  Dr D Simoes
Application Deadline: 25 January 2019
Ageing is associated with skeletal muscle loss (sarcopenia), which results in limited strength and independence, as well as impaired metabolic health.
  Metabolic rewiring in liver cancer: Role of oxidative stress and the Nrf2 pathway
  Dr A. Cox
Applications accepted all year round
Many of the major risks factors for developing liver cancer such as alcohol, obesity, smoking and toxin exposure share in common a role for oxidative stress.
  Crowdsourcing methods to measure Tobacco Industry marketing of traditional tobacco and new tobacco products
  Dr J Cranwell
Application Deadline: 16 January 2019
It is well established that exposure to paid and unpaid tobacco advertising, and promotion is a risk factor for the uptake of smoking in youth.
  Homeless Health and Physical Activity: Movement Practices as Resources for Health and Wellbeing
  Dr B Clift, Dr C Pheonix
Application Deadline: 29 January 2019
This PhD project seeks to develop an understanding of the ways in which physical activity can me mobilized as a social and health resource for those in various stages of recovery from homelessness.
  Tobacco industry approaches to harm reduction and harm reduction science: a Help or Hindrance to Public Health
  Dr A Gilmore, Dr J Campbell
Application Deadline: 16 January 2019
Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) may have a role to play in reducing tobacco use yet tobacco harm reduction remains highly contested in public health with key concerns focusing on the role of the tobacco industry and the generalisability of evidence from high income-country to other settings.
  Breaking Free with Artificial Intelligence: The Data Science of Digital Behaviour Intervention.
  Dr C Yau
Application Deadline: 22 January 2019
Using digital technology to improve health and care is now a priority focus for the UK National Health Service. New and maturing technological developments hold the potential to have a transformative effect on health service delivery.
  Early life adversity and cardiovascular and immune responses to stress
  Dr A C Phillips
Applications accepted all year round
This project can be offered either on a full-time or a part-time basis. Please email the prospective supervisor for more details.
  MRC Precision Medicine DTP: Trascriptome-wide association analysis of survival in colorectal cancer patients
  Prof M Dunlop, Dr E Theodoratou, Dr M Timofeeva
Application Deadline: 7 January 2019
Background. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most common cause of cancer death in UK with 15,900 CRC deaths in 2014. The risk of recurrence and death depends very much on the stage of disease at the time of diagnosis with 5-year survival rate >90% for stage I and.
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