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University of Birmingham, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

We have 5 University of Birmingham, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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We have 5 University of Birmingham, Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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Intracrine GPCRs as master regulators of adipocyte lipolysis and metabolic disease

This project, funded through the MRC Advanced Inter-disciplinary Models Doctoral Training Partnership (AIM DTP), aims at investigating a new emerging paradigm in G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) signalling in the control of adipocyte metabolism and its implications for the pharmacological therapy of metabolic disease. Read more

Identification of novel regulators of pancreatic beta-cell identity

Diabetes is the largest epidemic in human history that affects 1 in 12 adults worldwide. Due to our modern lifestyle, it is one of the few diseases where the incidence is set to rise dramatically, with projections putting 650 million people at risk by 2040. Read more

Polo-like kinase inhibitors for targeted treatment of adrenocortical carcinoma

Dr Ronchi is a clinician scientist and an Endocrinologist with long-standing expertise in endocrine tumors. Her research field mostly focuses on molecular markers involved in the pathogenesis and prognosis of adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), a rare orphan disease with several unmet needs. Read more

Targeting steroid metabolism to block colorectal cancer proliferation

Our group is a world leader in targeting specific aspects of steroid metabolism to block cancer growth. Our research has been instrumental in the successful pre-clinical and clinical development of various novel anti-cancer compounds. Read more

The role of glucocorticoid desulfation in chronic inflammatory disease pathophysiology

Chronic inflammatory diseases (CIDs) are a common group of highly disabling immune conditions leading to persistent inflammation and tissue-specific manifestations, such as ulcerative colitis and arthritis. Read more
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