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  Development of pulmonary dosage forms for improved antibacterial activity
  Dr H Al-Obaidi
Applications accepted all year round

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"Conventional formulations for drug delivery to the lungs are limited to less than a few milligrams as a fine particle fraction.
  Development of a novel therapeutic for the treatment of sickle cell anaemia
  Dr M Brennan, Prof M Devocelle
Application Deadline: 2 December 2019

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Sickle cell anaemia is a chronic condition that is expensive to treat and requires significant clinical intervention and management.
  Modelling lung deposition of inhaled particles in cystic fibrosis
  Prof O Jensen, Dr A Horsley, Dr C Whitfield
Application Deadline: 9 September 2020

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Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that affects the production and clearance of mucus from various organs in the body. In the lungs this causes blockage and thickening of airways, leading to lung damage and early death from respiratory failure.
  (MRC DTP) Modelling lung deposition of inhaled particles in cystic fibrosis
  Prof O Jensen, Dr A Horsley
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that affects the production and clearance of mucus from various organs in the body. In the lungs this causes blockage and thickening of airways, leading to lung damage and early death from respiratory failure.
  Nanoparticle delivery of antibiotics for treatment of pulmonary infection
  Dr V Kett, Dr M Tunney
Applications accepted all year round

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In respiratory diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and COPD, the lungs are colonized by diverse polymicrobial bacterial communities.
  Development of an inhalable anti-tubercular therapies to include pre-clinical screening and 3D printing/additive manufacturing.
  Prof S Cryan, Prof A Heise, Dr J Keane
Application Deadline: 2 December 2019

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) is the primary infectious disease killer in the world. In 2016 alone 1.7million people died from TB and 10 million people fell ill [1].
  (MRC DTP) The role of the lung microenvironment in regulating metastatic colonisation by breast cancer
  Dr R Clarke, Dr Ciara O'Brien, Dr R Eyre
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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The metastatic spread of breast cancer cells and their colonisation of important organs such as the lungs is the cause of death in 95% of breast cancer.
  Neutrophils, TLR4 and Streptococcus pneumoniae and RSV co-infection of airway epithelial cells
  Dr C Smith
Application Deadline: 29 November 2019

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A 3-year PhD Studentship is available within the Respiratory, Critical Care and Anaesthesia Section, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health under the supervision of Dr Claire Smith, and Professor Rosalind Smyth to start on 1st September 2020, or earlier.
  A novel pulmonary fluid dynamics tool for early diagnosis of tuberculosis
  Dr K Vogiatzaki, Dr S Waddell, Prof M Cercignani
Application Deadline: 17 January 2020

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Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading infectious cause of death worldwide, killing 1.6 million people in 2017 (WHO TB Report, 2018). Drug resistance is hampering efforts to eliminate TB in many parts of the world.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Magnetic resonance imaging of lung fibrosis in interstial lung disease – physics or engineering PhD project
  Prof J Wild, Dr P Ford, Dr S Bianchi
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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In this project the student will work with the primary supervisor (Jim Wild, Professor of MRI physics [email protected]), clinical collaborators in Sheffield (Dr Steve Bianchi) and an industrial partner (Dr Paul Ford, Galapagos Pharmaceuticals) to develop quantitative magnetic resonance imaging methods for the assessment of lung fibrosis.
  Nanostructured Lipid Carriers (NLCs) for Cancer Therapy via Pulmonary Drug Delivery
  Dr I Khan
Application Deadline: 2 December 2019

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This is a call for applications for a three-year fully funded PhD studentship in the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences (PBS) at Liverpool John Moores University.
  Reconstitution of a ciliary rootlet for cryoEM structure determination.
  Dr A Carter
Application Deadline: 3 December 2019

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Cilia are found on all cells and have functions ranging from receiving signals to moving mucus out of the lungs. At their feet are basal bodies and below these are long striated filaments known as rootlets.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Understanding dysregulated repair in lung disease through precise laser injury and quantitative analysis of live cell behaviours in a human airway epithelial model
  Dr C Ward, Dr R Tetley, Dr J Garnett
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Noncommunicable diseases, including chronic respiratory diseases, are responsible for 63% [36 million] of all deaths worldwide, making improved understanding and research an international priority.
  Pharmacoengineering of advanced RNA-nanomedicines to treat cystic fibrosis (CF)
  Prof S Cryan, Prof A Heise, Prof C Greene
Application Deadline: 2 December 2019

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Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disorder caused by a mutation in a single gene responsible for the production of a protein called the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR).
  (MCRC Non-Clinical) The feasibility, benefits and risks of heart sparing strategies in lung cancer radiotherapy
  Dr G Price, Dr A McWilliam, Dr A Salem
Application Deadline: 1 December 2019

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Project summary. Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer death in the UK. Patients are often frail with multiple co-morbidities, making them unsuitable for surgery.
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP PhD studentship: Snapshot into the fungal nucleus – opening novel avenues to tackle fungal disease
  Dr H-W Nützmann
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the ‘GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership’ which is offering up to 18 studentships for entry in September 2020.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Aerosol Science

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The Centre for Doctoral training in Aerosol Science (CAS) is now recruiting to our 4-year PhD programme for 2019 entry.
  Live-imaging and genetic approaches to explore cross-talk between tissue damage, immune dysfunction and infection within novel animal models of cystic fibrosis
  Dr H Weavers, Prof E Mahenthiralingam, Dr D N Sheppard
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder driven by mutations in the CFTR (Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator) gene.
  EASTBIO Using ribosome profiling to identify novel mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of bovine tuberculosis
  Dr M Hassan, Prof J Hope
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies / The Roslin Institute. Bovine tuberculosis (bTB), caused by Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis), represents major threats to livestock and human health worldwide.
  Gastroesophageal reflux in respiratory disease: pathogenic role and improved management
  Prof L Houghton
Applications accepted all year round

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Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is associated with many lung diseases, including but not limited to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), non-IPF interstitial lung disease (ILD), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis (CF), non-CF bronchiectasis, asthma and idiopathic chronic cough.
  The genetic epidemiology of lung scarring (T1/3)
  Dr L Wain
Application Deadline: 5 December 2019

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Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) is a complex and heterogeneous group diseases where the gas-exchanging parts of the lung are affected by inflammation and scarring leading to reduced quality of life and early death.
  The role of modified microRNAs in fibrosis during ageing
  Dr K Whysall, Prof G Bou-Gharios
Application Deadline: 22 November 2019

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MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small, non-coding RNAs that regulate the expression of multiple mRNAs posttranscriptionally (Brown & Goljanek-Whysall, Aging Res Rev 2015).
  Hydrogen sulphide as a treatment for respiratory disease.
  Dr R Roberts, Dr SPH Alexander
Applications accepted all year round

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We have demonstrated that hydrogen sulphide (H2S) is synthesised within the airways in the lungs. H2S synthesis in the airways occurs through activation of the enzymes cystathionine  lyase, cystathionine β synthase, and mercaptopyruvate sulphurtransferase (MPST).
  Pyocins as alternatives to antibiotics against Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections
  Dr C Penfold
Applications accepted all year round

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Pyocins are bacteriocins produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa to kill closely related strains of the same species during times of environmental stress.
  Therapeutic targeting of chemokines in inflammation
  Prof S Bhattacharya
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Inflammation, driven by leucocytes, adversely affects organ function in diseases such as myocarditis, myocardial infarction, acute lung injury, sepsis and pancreatitis,.
  RADON Assay Instrumentation with Industry
  Research Group: Particle Physics and Particle Astrophysics
  Prof N Spooner
Applications accepted all year round

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Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is of increasing interest in the environment for health reasons but also has potential uses in many areas of science.
  Biophysics of light-induced motility in microalgae
  Dr M Polin
Applications accepted all year round

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At a glance. The project focusses on the mechanisms by which motile microalgae (prominent e.g. within phytoplankton) sense, elaborate and respond to light.
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