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  Towards a mechanistic understanding of why age increases the behaviorally impairing effects ofinflammation on the brain
  Prof N Harrison
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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This studentship offers an outstanding opportunity for a talented PhD student to join an internationally leading group investigating how inflammation in the body acts on the brain to impair human mood, motivation and cognition.
  Central Nervous system Gene therapy to treat obesity Bardet-Biedl Syndrome (BBS). Analysis of the BBS brain development
  Dr V Hernandez
Applications accepted all year round

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Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS) is a debilitating, often life-limiting heritable multisystem disorder caused by dysfunction of non-motile cilia (ciliopathy).
  Visual and brain development in children with early risk factors
  Prof JE Harding, Prof B Thompson
Applications accepted all year round

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A PhD position in the area of children’s visual development is available within the University of Auckland, New Zealand in collaboration with the University of Waterloo, Canada.
  Psychological intervention, cognitive training, functional rehabilitation and well-being in clinical populations with brain degeneration
  Dr A Ho
Applications accepted all year round

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The concept of human well-being is a fundamental aspect of our existence and is often particularly vulnerable upon diagnosis and/or progression of long-term neurological conditions for which there is no cure, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s disease.
  Motivation, competition, collaboration and goal-setting – How can we improve post-stroke rehabilitation?
  Dr S Dunne
Applications accepted all year round

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Engaging with brain injury rehabilitation is critical in improving the quality of life and maximising the functional improvements that survivors, such as those post-stroke, can make.
  Epigenetic mechanisms of behavioural, placental and cognitive impairment in a neurodevelopmental model for schizophrenia
  Dr R Hager, Prof J Neill, Dr J Glazier
Applications accepted all year round

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A fundamental question in disease research is how stressors experienced during critical developmental periods influence the genesis or ‘programming’ of adult disease (Estes & McAllister 2016).
  Childhood outcomes after early nutritional interventions
  Prof JE Harding, Dr C McKinlay, Dr JA Brown, Assoc Prof T Wouldes
Applications accepted all year round

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The Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland has a PhD project assessing childhood outcomes after early nutritional trials.
  Discovering function of novel signalling pathway in the mammalian cochlea: implications in health and disease
  Dr S Levic, Dr A Lukashkin, Prof I Russell
Application Deadline: 30 August 2019

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According to the WHO, 5–10% of the world population suffer from irrecoverable hearing loss due to intense sound exposure, ototoxicity, disease, age and genetic disorders.
  Developing nutritional guidelines for human breast milk bank donors
  Dr S Dyall, Dr Y Jeanes
Applications accepted all year round

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Appropriate nutrition is particularly important for preterm infants, since their maternal nutrient supply has been prematurely interrupted.
  Exploring large-scale nuclear spin polarisation physics of xenon-129 for hyperpolarised gas MRI applications
  Dr G Norquay, Prof JM Wild
Application Deadline: 3 July 2019

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The isotope xenon-129 (129Xe) can be nuclear spin polarised (magnetised) to very high levels by a process known as spin-exchange optical pumping.
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