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  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.
  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.
  MRC Precision Medicine DTP: Genetic Epidemiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis in UK Biobank
  Research Group: Institute of Health and Wellbeing
  Dr D Lyall, Dr S Siebert
Application Deadline: 7 January 2019
Supervisors. Dr Donald M Lyall. Dr Stefan Siebert. Dr Daniel F Mackay. PhD project summary. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and high circulating rheumatoid factor (RF) are associated with important comorbidities, like cardiometabolic conditions, cognitive impairment, and poorer sleep.
  Understanding the genetic and environmental risk factors that cause multiple sclerosis
  Prof L Fugger, Dr K Attfield
Application Deadline: 11 January 2019
Professor Lars Fugger leads a neuroinflammatory research group (www.ocni.co.uk), with the primary research focus being to understand the genetic and environmental risk factors that cause multiple sclerosis.
  Statistical underpinnings of mutational signature analyses
  Research Group: Division of Statistics
  Prof A Lynch, Dr M Papathomas
Applications accepted all year round
Mutational signatures have been one of the hot topics of cancer research for the past six years. The idea that one can take the mutational profile of a sample and infer the processes that have acted on the tumour over time is an extremely attractive one.
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