We have 50 toxicity PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

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toxicity PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 50 toxicity PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Analysis of the role of liver sinusoidal endothelial cells in methotrexate-induced liver toxicity

Liver sinusoidal endothelial cells (LSECs) comprise approximately 50% of the non-parenchymal hepatic cells. They play a vital role in hepatic microcirculation and provide a physiological barrier to the movement of xenobiotics from the bloodstream to hepatic tissue. Read more

Determining the dietary accumulation and toxicity of nanoplastics and nanomaterials in fish

Applications are invited for a four-year PhD studentship. The studentship will start on 01 October 2024. Project Description. Plastic pollution represents a global environmental challenge. Read more

Development of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for oncology indications

  Research Group: Institute of Cancer Therapeutics
A major challenge in cancer therapy is to develop therapeutic agents that selectively target tumour cells but are not harmful to normal tissue. Read more

Shell-doped quantum dots as smart “on-off” catalysts for thermally sensitive organic transformations

Quantum dots (QDs) are photoluminescent nanoparticles which reside at the cutting edge of opto-electronic device development, with the 2023 Nobel prize in chemistry awarded to 3 of the most prominent scientists in the field. Read more

Modification of antibiotics to improve efficacy / safety

With increasing concern over antibiotic resistance, antibacterial agents such as chloramphenicol and colistin, which have frequently been passed over in the past because of concerns over toxicity, are now becoming more important to tackle resistant bacterial strains. . Read more

Enhancing PMMA Bone Cement Performance and Biocompatibility using Metal-Organic Frameworks

Applications are invited for a self-funded, 3 year full-time or 6 year part-time PhD project. The PhD will be based in the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and will be supervised by Dr Marta Roldo and Professor Paul Cox. Read more

Degradable and resorbable polymeric cryoprotectants

Extremophiles have evolved to survive in the world’s coldest environments, through the production of specialised macromolecules, such as antifreeze proteins and ‘ice nucleating proteins. Read more
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Investigate the role of RAB39B in Parkinson’s disease

The causes of Parkinson’s disease (PD), the second most common neurodegenerative disorder, are not known and the treatment options are limited. Read more

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