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Cancer / Oncology (personalised medicine) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Precision Medicine DTP - Tumour exosome-functionalised magnetic nanoparticles for magnetic resonance imaging guided precision medicine and personalised breast cancer treatment
  Dr M Chen, Dr B Qian, Prof R Vellaisamy
Application Deadline: 8 January 2020

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Background. One of the difficulties in cancer treatment is the tumour heterogeneity. Therefore, the conventional “one size fits all” approach and even the targeted therapeutics will not efficiently treat all cancer patients.
  Personalised Medicine for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
  Dr N Buckley, Dr H McCarthy
Applications accepted all year round

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One in two people will develop cancer in their lifetime and it is a leading cause of death. While significant progress has been made in the treatment of some cancers, there still remain some forms of the disease with limited treatment options and poor outcome.
  Augmenting the tumour cell immune response through destabilisation of PD-L1

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The NWCR Centre comprises a network research groups from across the NW of England who work on basic and translational aspects of cancer biology.
  Augmenting the tumour cell immune response through destabilisation of PD-L1

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The NWCR Centre comprises a network research groups from across the NW of England who work on basic and translational aspects of cancer biology.
  Analytic methods for detecting and making sense of somatic genomic rearrangements
  Prof A Papenfuss
Applications accepted all year round

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Bioinformatics is the application of mathematics, statistics and computational methods to the analysis of molecular biology data.
  Clinical cancer bioinformatics: developing new bioinformatics methods for improved analysis of cancer gene hybridisation capture panels
  Prof A Papenfuss
Applications accepted all year round

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Bioinformatics is the application of mathematics, statistics and computational methods to the analysis of molecular biology data.
  Nano-engineered Delivery Systems for the Targeted Delivery of Oncology Drugs for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  Dr H McCarthy, Dr N Buckley
Applications accepted all year round

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Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide accounting for 11.6% of the global burden. The standard of care (SoC) chemotherapy typically involves a ‘cocktail’ of drugs which confer debilitating side-effects, resulting in sub-optimal dosing with a reduced clinical efficacy.
  Evaluation of ex vivo screening methodology
  Dr S Danson, Prof T Helleday
Applications accepted all year round

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Cancer affects over 14M individuals worldwide each year and in the UK only 50% of patients have a 10 year survival following cancer diagnosis.
  Precision Medicine DTP - Stromal transcriptomic signatures in prostate cancer metastasis and hormone therapy resistance
  Research Group: MRC Centre for Reproductive Health
  Dr B Qian, Prof H Y Leung, Dr A Sims, Prof P Wiklund
Application Deadline: 8 January 2020

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Background. A tremendous amount of cancer ‘-omics’ data have been generated with the intention to stratify patients for personalized diagnosis and treatment.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Individualised heteroclitic peptide immunotherapies for hepatocellular carcinoma
  Dr A Samson, Dr R Tooze
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Background. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a cancer of unmet need, with 12% five-year survival across all stages, due to late diagnosis and inadequate non-personalised therapies.
  International PhD Academy: Medical Research

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Our vision is to impact locally, nationally and globally on biomedical and clinical research with a primary emphasis on health outcomes.
  Identifying mechanisms of drug resistance in endometrial cancer
  Dr E Moss
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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This studentship is funded by the Leicester Precision Medicine Institute (LPMI) and is placed within the supportive and nurturing environment provided by the Leicester Institute of Precision Medicine, the Leicester Biomedical Research Centre and the Leicester Centre for Cancer Research.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Harnessing Autophagy for the Clinical benefit of Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  Prof P Lovat, Dr M Robinson
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) accounts for 97,000 deaths annually worldwide with an increasing incidence attributed to human papillomavirus (HPV).
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Stopping bone metastasis in its tracks: Targeting glycan sugar groups to improve early diagnosis and prevent/inhibit the spread of prostate cancer to bone
  Dr J Munkley, Dr N Wang
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy in men, claiming over 350,000 lives worldwide annually. More than 80% of men with advanced prostate cancer will develop painful and incurable bone metastasis.
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