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  The molecular basis of human tendon pathologies: Studying both epigenetic and global gene expression profiles
  Prof H Maddock
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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Soft tissue disorders represent the third most common musculoskeletal condition in the UK (18 cases per 1000). These primarily affect tendons.
  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).
  Egr2 and 3 mediated T cell tolerance in cancer and their impact in immune checkpoint therapy
  Dr S Li
Applications accepted all year round

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Tumour infiltrated lymphocytes (TILs) contain tumour reactive T cells and have been used as adoptive cell transfer therapy in patients which can mediate cancer regression.
  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.
  Cardiac Structure and Function in Septic Patients
  Dr D Oxborough, Prof J Somauroo, Dr J Rylance
Applications accepted all year round

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Cardiovascular function is altered in sepsis though effects of infection including peripheral vasodilatation, and alterations to the endothelium and glycocalyx, and upon the myocardium.
  Constructing Mental Illness in Sport: Athlete Narratives
  Dr A Papathomas, Dr F Kinnafick
Application Deadline: 9 June 2019

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Are you passionate about mental health? Are you eager to produce research that supports athletes with experience of serious mental illness? This fully funded PhD offers a unique opportunity to explore athletes’ personal accounts of living with mental illness.
  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.
  Understanding the role of HoxA9 in chemotherapy resistance of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML)
  Dr M Esposito
Applications accepted all year round

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Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) is a rare but yet deadly form of blood cancer. Genome-wide expression arrays and RNA sequencing have contributed to unravelling the leukaemia signature genes.
  PhD studentship in Applied Mental Health Research: Investigating the role of neuroinflammation in conversion disorder
  Prof C van der Feltz-Cornelis, Dr D Lagos
Application Deadline: 6 June 2019

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The Department of Health Sciences, University of York, is inviting applications for a fully funded PhD studentship, available on a full-time basis to start in October 2019 or January 2020, on a collaborative research project between the Mental Health and Addiction Research Group (MHARG) and the Hull York Medical School (HYMS).
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