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University of Leeds, Faculty of Medicine and Health PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

We have 29 University of Leeds, Faculty of Medicine and Health PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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We have 29 University of Leeds, Faculty of Medicine and Health PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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Using individualised feedback to improve professional practice in health care

The aim of this PhD scholarship is to investigate the mechanisms by which feedback drives learning and improvement in professional practice for healthcare professionals. There are well-known variations in the quality of health care, which cut across all healthcare systems and specialties. Read more

Using our expertise to develop future scientists - BHF Four Year Programme

Soon, 1 in 10 UK adults will have diabetes. In spite of modern treatments, most of these people will suffer major cardiovascular problems, including heart attack and stroke, impairing their quality of life and survival. Read more

Genetics: Investigating the functional effect of novel genes and genetic variants in malignant hyperthermia susceptibility using model systems

Malignant hyperthermia (MH) is an inherited condition, where patients exposed to anaesthetic drugs are susceptible to a dramatic hyperthermic and hypermetabolic response that can contribute to a significant proportion of post-operative morbidity and deaths. Read more

International PhD Academy: Medical Research

The International PhD Academy. Medical Research is based in the Leeds Institute of Medical Research at the University of Leeds, St James's University Hospital Campus. Read more

Immunotherapy: Manipulating T cell metabolism to improve anti-tumour immunity

The induction of immune responses to tumours can provide long-lasting protection from cancer. In this regard, T cells can suppress tumour growth by directly killing cancer cells and by producing inflammatory cytokines. Read more

Immunotherapy: Killing Cancer using Dead Virus

It is now accepted that our immune systems can hold the key to treating otherwise incurable cancers. So-called “immunotherapy” is an increasingly common method of treating tumours, leading to impressive increases in patient responses. . Read more

Genetics: Investigating the molecular basis of optic nerve degeneration in glaucoma to try and develop a personalized medicine strategy for treatment

The optic nerve is a special sensory nerve that transmits visual impulses from the retina to the brain. Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) is a chronic, progressive optic neuropathy of multifactorial origin that affects 1 in 10 elderly individuals. Read more

Clinical Gastroenterology: The regulation of GDH expression in Clostridioides difficile

Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI), the most common cause of infective antibiotic-associated diarrhea in the western world, is diagnosed by a combination of tests that firstly detect the organism, then the toxins that it produces (Planche 2013). Read more

Clinical Gastroenterology: Investigation of Fidaxomicin Resistance Mechanisms in Clostridium difficile

Clostridium difficile is a leading pathogen in healthcare-associated diarrheal infections. C. difficile has a plastic genome with multiple mobile genetic elements and recognized capacity to acquire genes involved in resistance and virulence. Read more

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