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  Novel machine learning methodologies for human action correction in videos
  Dr C Grosan
Applications accepted all year round

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The goal of this research is to motivate patients with disabilities to get better in a faster, easier and fun way. It will apply artificial intelligence methods to a software that turns traditional physical therapy exercises into interactive applications, including video cogniexergames.
  PhD: Fluorescence imaging, diagnosis, and photodynamic therapy for brain tumours (Laser Research and Therapy Fund) - University of St Andrews
  Prof D Reid, Dr K Wood
Application Deadline: 30 July 2019

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Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is an aggressive malignant brain tumour with a median survival for adults of only 11 – 15 months. Published studies have shown that prognosis can be improved if near-complete removal of the tumour can be achieved in surgery [do we need to put references?].
  3D Genomics for a better synthetic biology and gene therapy.
  Research Group: Physics of Life - Biological Physics and Biophysics
  Dr A Noy, Prof M Leake
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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While genome sequencing has led to significant increases in the amount of genetic information available, we are still far from a comprehensive understanding of how genomes work.
  PhD: Fluorescence imaging, diagnosis, and photodynamic therapy for brain tumours (University of St Andrews)
  Prof A Kemp, Prof M Dunn, Prof D Reid
Applications accepted all year round

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Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is an aggressive malignant brain tumour with a median survival for adults of only 11 – 15 months. Published studies have shown that prognosis can be improved if near-complete removal of the tumour can be achieved in surgery [do we need to put references?].
  Preparation, characterisation and application of advanced magnetic nanodiscs for cancer therapy
  Prof T Thomson
Applications accepted all year round

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Supervisors. Tom Thomson (NEST) in collaboration with Neil Telling (Keele). Advances in conventional cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy have provided vast improvements in cancer survival rates over recent years.
  Adapting and testing the feasibility of an enhanced community-based rehabilitation programme following hip fracture for people with dementia or cognitive impairment
  Prof N Williams
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Proximal femoral fracture (commonly referred to as hip fracture) is a major health problem in the frail elderly [1], and 42% have cognitive impairment [2].
  Efficient and effective adaptive radiotherapy
  Dr N Hardcastle, Dr A Yeo
Applications accepted all year round

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Approximately 40% of cancer patients benefit from radiotherapy. Radiotherapy involves highly targeted radiation beams directed at the tumour, whilst avoiding surrounding normal tissues.
  Radiomics for cancer diagnosis and patient outcome prediction
  Dr J Korte, Dr N Hardcastle
Applications accepted all year round

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adiomics is an emerging field that aims to extract vital information from growing collections of medical imaging and patient data.
  Self-management in burns aftercare: exploratory research
  Dr J Mathers, Dr I Litchfield
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Some 250,000 individuals sustain burns in the UK every year with the potential of lasting impact on appearance, and psychological, social, and physical functioning.
  A co-creation development and feasibility study to adapt a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction intervention, HEADS: UP, for people with aphasia
  Dr M Lawrence, Ms G Pearl, Prof M Grealy, Dr A Lowit
Application Deadline: 4 August 2019

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Project Ref. SHLS19035. Within the United Kingdom there are 100,000+ strokes per year and an estimated 1.1 million stroke survivors.
  Funded studentships in Music & Drama

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Guildhall School invites applications to its. doctoral programme. , which has a distinct focus on research in, through and for the performing arts.
  Imaging tumour metabolism with 23Na MRI and 82Rb Positron Emission Tomography
  Dr T Eykyn, Dr R Southworth
Applications accepted all year round

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Tumours generally display a preference for glycolysis over oxidative metabolism even in the presence of oxygen.
  5G-IoT in the fight against Auto-immune diseases
  Prof C Politis, Dr K Danas
Applications accepted all year round

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The empowerment of patients and their formal and informal carers has become a prime target of healthcare strategy development in Europe and elsewhere.
  Regulation of the Host-Microbiome Interface in the Gastrointestinal Tract
  Prof U Knaus
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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Inflammatory diseases of the gut are on the rise. In North America and Europe, more than 0.3% of the population suffers from inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), characterized by abdominal pain, diarrhoea, and weight loss.
  4-Year PhD Studentship: The Use of PET/CT for the Tracking of Positron Labelled Cell Therapies to Investigate Cell Distribution and Therapeutic Efficacy in the Diseased Lung.
  Dr T Kalber
Application Deadline: 24 June 2019

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Primary Supervisor. Dr Tammy Louise Kalber (UCL, Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging). Secondary Supervisors. Dr Beverley Holman (Department of Nuclear Medicine, Royal Free NHS Trust), Fred Wilson (GlaxoSmithKline [GSK]).
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