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  Adipose tissue functional responses to nutritional stress
  Dr K Manolopoulos, Prof D Calebiro
Applications accepted all year round

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Obesity is the leading cause of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. Adipose tissue dysfunction has been proposed as being central in the pathophysiology of obesity-related complications.
  Imaging the rhythms of stress hormone secretion
  Dr K Iremonger
Applications accepted all year round

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Corticosteroid stress hormones are released throughout the day in hourly pulses with a peak in secretion prior to the onset of the active period (early morning for humans, early evening for rodents).
  Biological role of Stress Hormones
  Dr A B Bicknell
Applications accepted all year round

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OVERVIEW. Our lab focuses on the biological roles of peptide hormones derived from pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC), a protein produced in the anterior pituitary gland.
  Repairing DNA Damage in Response to BRAF Mutation
  Dr C McCabe, Prof G Stewart
Applications accepted all year round

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We are the leading thyroid cancer research group in the UK; we work on other neoplasias as well, including breast and head and neck etc.
  Impact of maternal intermittent fasting on the development of metabolic disease in the offspring
  Dr N Ashton, Dr J Glazier
Applications accepted all year round

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Pregnant Muslim women are exempt from the daily fast during the month of Ramadan; however many choose participate, wanting to share this experience with their families.
  Role of telomere attrition in pancreatic beta cell dysfunction
  Dr J Buxton, Dr N Hill
Applications accepted all year round

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Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a complex condition caused by a myriad of interacting genetic and lifestyle factors. The risk of developing T2D is also strongly influenced by increasing age.
  Understanding the role of the novel apelin receptor ligand apela in the regulation of neuroendocrine function.
  Dr A O'Carroll
Applications accepted all year round

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The apelin receptor APJ (1) was first identified as an orphan GPCR, with closest identity to the angiotensin II receptor, type AT1a.
  Blood-brain barrier (BBB) dysfunction in cardiovascular disease
  Dr A Patabendige, Prof G Grau
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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Irregular and rapid heartbeat can lead to cardiovascular disease, including heart failure, blood clots and stroke, affecting millions of people worldwide.
  The impact of protein ubiquitination on ageing and ageing-associated diseases
  Dr E Kevei
Applications accepted all year round

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"Ageing is characterized by a general functional decline of cells, tissues and organs with increased risk of disease, such as neurodegenerative disorders.
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