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University of Leicester, Department of Health Sciences PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

We have 6 University of Leicester, Department of Health Sciences PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Fine mapping asthma-susceptibility loci to identify putative targets for drug development (T1/2)
  Dr K Fawcett
Application Deadline: 21 April 2020

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Asthma is a common chronic disease estimated to affect over 300 million individuals worldwide. There is a need for new medicines for asthma, particularly for severe, refractory disease where current medications are not effective.
  Genetic and environmental factors conferring susceptibility to adverse respiratory impacts of air pollution (T2/15)
  Prof A Hansell
Application Deadline: 21 April 2020

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The impacts of air pollution are well recognised in terms of increased mortality but there is much less evidence available in terms of morbidity and potential modifying factors and surprisingly few studies on the impact on the lung.
  Indoor air exposures to VOCs and mould and relationship with severe asthma
  Prof A Hansell, Dr R Cordell
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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3 Year PhD Studentship available for September 2020. Department. Health Sciences. Supervisors. Prof Anna Hansell, Dr Rebecca Cordell, Prof Salman Siddiqui.
  Simultaneous use of genetic and non-genetic information in the evaluation of screening and diagnostic testing pathways: Development of multiparameter evidence synthesis methodology (T3/9)
  Prof A Sutton
Application Deadline: 21 April 2020

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Genetic based information is increasingly being used in screening and diagnostic contexts often used alongside more traditional types of diagnostic medical tests.
  The application of epidemiology and informatics to heart failure using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD)
  Prof U Kadam
Applications accepted all year round

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HF is a complex clinical syndrome with different pathophysiological origins. Pre-conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and a range of risk factors include obesity and poor lipid profile, different lifestyle or socio-economic factors such as deprivation as well as healthcare factors.
  The Value and Impact of Patients and Carers Supporting Professional Healthcare Training
  Prof L Anderson
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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This research asks questions about integration of the ‘Patient and Carer Group’ in training programmes at the University of Leicester Schools of Medicine Allied Health.
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