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Medical / Clinical Science PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Liverpool

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  Enabling risk-stratified epilepsy care: working with service users and health professionals to develop an acceptable care record to enable this (mixed methods project)
  Dr A Noble, Prof T Marson
Application Deadline: 22 March 2020

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People with epilepsy (PWE) from deprived areas are less likely to become seizure-free, more likely to access emergency care and at greater risk of premature death.
  Facilitators and barriers to engaging with community support services in dementia: A mixed-methods approach of addressing health inequalities
  Prof MLW Llloyd-Williams, Dr C Giebel
Application Deadline: 22 March 2020

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Dementia affects approximately 850,000 people in the UK (Alzheimer’s Society, 2014).
  Primary care as a link between diagnosis and post-diagnostic support: Exploring ways to improve dementia diagnosis rates and care uptake in ethnic minority groups
  Prof M Gabbay, Dr C Giebel
Application Deadline: 22 March 2020

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In the UK alone, there are 850,000 people living with dementia (PwD) (Alzheimer’s Society, 2014), and an estimated 50 million people live with the condition world wide (Alzheimer’s Disease International, 2016).
  Understanding health literacy barriers to improve shared decision making when optimising medications involving complex therapeutic regimes
  Dr L Walker, Dr A Alfirevic
Application Deadline: 22 March 2020

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It is inevitable that as we get older it is more likely that we will develop different diseases. The more diseases we accumulate over time (multimorbidity), the more likely we are to take many medicines (polypharmacy).
  Addressing inequalities in childhood febrile illness associated with paediatric emergency department attendance in Liverpool
  Prof E Carrol, Dr D Taylor-Robinson
Application Deadline: 22 March 2020

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Paediatric Emergency Department (ED) attendances have been increasing dramatically in disadvantaged cities such as Liverpool. Febrile illness accounts for around 10% of these attendances.
  Exploring the role of meiotic proteins in cancer
  Dr U McClurg
Applications accepted all year round

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Cancer is one of the main causes of death worldwide. The main challenge is the development of treatments specifically targeting cancers without killing healthy cells.
  Novel biomarker discovery in heart failure: A metabolomics and systems biology approach
  Prof GYH Lip, Prof D Kell
Application Deadline: 16 March 2020

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Health failure is a highly prevalent condition, and a major cause of death and hospitalisation. Heart failure results in major healthcare costs, and much focus has been directed towards earlier diagnosis and detection, so that established treatments can be introduced.
  Molecular analysis of the dynamic sulfotyrosine proteome
  Prof C E Eyers, Prof P Eyers, Dr A R Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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The survival of an organism depends upon the ability of different cell types to communicate with each other by assembling the correct complexes of proteins at the correct time in the correct place.
  Moving the tipping point: the decision to anticoagulate patients with atrial fibrillation
  Dr RW Wilkinson, Dr IS Siekmann, Prof G Lip, Prof P Lisboa
Applications accepted all year round

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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a heart condition that causes an irregular and often abnormally fast heart rate, and leads to a high risk of stroke and death.
  Evolutionary insights for engineering improved globin oxygen carriers
  Dr M Berenbrink, Dr J Madine
Applications accepted all year round

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Around 2 million red blood cell units at a cost of 120.00 GBP per unit are transfused annually in England alone (http://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/what-we-do/blood-transfusion/).
  Uncovering the mechanisms of cryoprotectant toxicity and improving cryopreservation protocols
  Dr JP de Magalhaes
Applications accepted all year round

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Cryopreservation is the process of placing cells, organs or even whole organisms at low temperatures so that they remain in a state of suspended animation and function is preserved.
  PhD position: Remission of Type 2 diabetes though weight management using a hypocaloric diet
  Dr G Farhat, Dr R Webb
Applications accepted all year round

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Type 2 diabetes (T2D), a chronic disease strongly associated with obesity, is extremely burdensome for both the individual and society.
  Examining Histoplasmosis in household and community environments at the human-animal interface
  Dr C Scantlebury, Prof A J McCarthy, Dr G Pinchbeck, Dr D Wooton
Applications accepted all year round

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Little is known about the current prevalence or transmission of Histoplasmosis despite its persistence in Sub-Saharan Africa, representing a public health blind spot (Oladele et al., 2018).
  Innovating an anti-tilt human eye topographer
  Dr A Abass, Prof A Elsheikh
Application Deadline: 20 June 2020

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The project aims to design a human eye topographer that able to scan the eye topography without tilting.
  Digital soft contact lenses design and validation
  Dr A Abass, Prof A Elsheikh
Application Deadline: 20 June 2020

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Soft contact lenses are medical devices largely used to correct the eye refractive error for more than 125 million people worldwide.
  Adapting and testing the feasibility of an enhanced community-based rehabilitation programme following hip fracture for people with dementia or cognitive impairment
  Prof N Williams
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Proximal femoral fracture (commonly referred to as hip fracture) is a major health problem in the frail elderly [1], and 42% have cognitive impairment [2].
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