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  Exercise, vitamin D and immune function: to explore the effects of exercise on vitamin D metabolism in humans
  Dr G Wallis, Prof M Hewison
Applications accepted all year round
Exercise is well known to be of benefit for health, including enhancing the immune system. How exercise works to enhance health is not completely known.
  Sunlight exposure and cutaneous production of vitamin D in Black African/Afro-Caribbean adults
  Dr M Farrar, Prof L Rhodes, Prof A Webb
Applications accepted all year round
Our main source of vitamin D is through skin exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) in sunlight. Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones and is associated with reduced incidence of several cancers and immune-mediated disorders.
  Mechanistic studies relating to vitamin D deficiency and sepsis severity
  Prof D Thickett, Dr D Parekh
Applications accepted all year round
Vitamin D deficiency as a therapeutic target in pneumonia, sepsis and ARDS.
  Effect of vitamin D in vascular and endocrine cells
  Dr D Ward, Dr J Bruce
Applications accepted all year round
Vitamin D3 deficiency is a common public health problem worldwide that is increasingly believed to contribute not only to decreased bone mineralisation but potentially to other serious medical conditions.
  Stability and controlled release of vitamin D in fortified vegetable milks (ref: SF18/APP/TINOCO)
  Dr M Benlloch Tinoco
Applications accepted all year round
Project Rationale and Description* [300 words max]. Vegetable milks represent an interesting alternative for those who, for personal life-style choices (e.g.
  Vitamin C microbubbles as therapeutic agents for colorectal cancer
  Prof SD Evans
Application Deadline: 7 January 2019
Recent published studies have shown that Vitamin C can target and kill colorectal cancer cells that contain gene mutations that are present in approximately 50% of colorectal cancer tumours.
  The role of Vitamin D in enhancing the different arms of the immune response in broiler chickens
  Dr P Sakkas
Application Deadline: 11 January 2019
Meat type chicken are compromised in terms of their welfare and productivity as they are continuously challenged with gastrointestinal pathogens.
  Role of vitamin D in neuroinflammation
  Research Group: Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences
  Dr D Sieger, Dr A Astier
Application Deadline: 7 February 2019
T cells play a central role in the inflammation occurring in multiple sclerosis (MS), and migration of activated T cells into the CNS is key to MS pathogenesis.
  Application of advanced analytical methods to study key aspects of health and disease
  Prof D Naughton
Applications accepted all year round
Considerable advances in the analytical capabilities of modern techniques afford a new horizon in the study of health and disease.
  Cyanobacterial synthetic biology tools derived from bacteriophages
  Dr Y Yuzenkova
Application Deadline: 11 January 2019
As a society we have responsibility to move towards greener technology and industry. Great advances of synthetic biology in recent years enable better and better mechanisms for solution of world problems.
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