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tropical diseases PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  The development of new peptide and peptoid based treatments for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)
  Dr SL Cobb
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a significant global health burden, affecting approximately one-sixth of the world’s population.
  Drug discovery and Chemical-Biology Approaches Against Parasites that cause Neglected Tropical Diseases.
  Dr T Smith
Application Deadline: 14 December 2018
This proposal is aimed at students wanting to work at the interface of chemistry and biology.
  Wellcome Trust Four Year PhD Programme in Epidemiology, Evolution and Control of Infectious Diseases
Wellcome Trust Four Year PhD Programme in Epidemiology, Evolution and Control of Infectious Diseases. Fully funded Wellcome Trust and MRC studentships available for entry in October 2019.
  4 Year Wellcome Trust PhD Programme: Mode of action of novel trypanosides.
  Prof M Field
Application Deadline: 14 December 2018
Development of new drugs against parasitic diseases is a major need. We are studying a novel class of boron-containing drugs that have action against trypanosomatids, and for which we have evidence of multiple modes of action and activation.
  Detection of infectious diseases in febrile patients in field studies in Gabon using molecular assays including next generation diagnostics
  Dr H M Staines, Dr D Allen
Application Deadline: 13 January 2019
A range of infectious diseases in tropical regions cause similar symptoms, fever in particular, in presenting patients, including malaria, Ebola and those caused by arboviruses such as Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya viruses.
  Bug-beats: using wing beat patterns for automated detection of mosquitoes
  Prof J Logan, Prof R Bomphrey
Application Deadline: 11 January 2019
Mosquito-borne diseases are a major challenge for human health, affecting 700 million people every year and resulting in over one million deaths.
  Improving infant health through molecular characterisation and intervention of HIV coinfection effects on breastmilk secretion
  Dr T Ward, Prof S Filteau, Prof U Gompels
Application Deadline: 13 January 2019
HIV-infected women frequently have Epstein-Barr virus and Human cytomegalovirus coinfections. When transmitted in breastmilk, these viruses cause significant infant morbidity and development effects.
  Gene editing and cell cycle studies of the malarial parasite’s only active calcium pump: PfATP6
  Prof S Krishna, Dr C van Ooij
Application Deadline: 13 January 2019
Despite impressive gains in the fight against malaria, this disease remains one of the most prevalent infectious diseases worldwide.
  A 3.5-year PhD studentship in Shape Variant Nanoparticles for Pathogen Sensing
  Prof N T K Thanh
Applications accepted all year round
Supervisors. Prof Nguyen TK Thanh (UCL), Dr. Dr Xiao Di Su (IMRE, A*STAR, Singapore). Start Date. 24 September 2019. Due to large number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  MRC Precision Medicine DTP: Non-adherence in chronic conditions: a quantitative, methodological, approach
  Research Group: Centre for Global Health Research
  Dr H Stagg
Application Deadline: 7 January 2019
Background. Non-adherence to prescribed medications is an international problem with major implications.1 It is, however, frequently unrecognised.
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