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Public Health & Epidemiology PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Loughborough

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  Indoor air exposures to VOCs and mould and relationship with severe asthma
  Prof A Hansell, Dr R Cordell
Application Deadline: 19 April 2020

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3 Year PhD Studentship available for September 2020. Department. Health Sciences. Supervisors. Prof Anna Hansell, Dr Rebecca Cordell, Prof Salman Siddiqui.
  Simultaneous use of genetic and non-genetic information in the evaluation of screening and diagnostic testing pathways: Development of multiparameter evidence synthesis methodology (T3/9)
  Prof A Sutton
Application Deadline: 21 April 2020

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Genetic based information is increasingly being used in screening and diagnostic contexts often used alongside more traditional types of diagnostic medical tests.
  Genetic and environmental factors conferring susceptibility to adverse respiratory impacts of air pollution (T2/15)
  Prof A Hansell
Application Deadline: 21 April 2020

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The impacts of air pollution are well recognised in terms of increased mortality but there is much less evidence available in terms of morbidity and potential modifying factors and surprisingly few studies on the impact on the lung.
  Fine mapping asthma-susceptibility loci to identify putative targets for drug development (T1/2)
  Dr K Fawcett
Application Deadline: 21 April 2020

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Asthma is a common chronic disease estimated to affect over 300 million individuals worldwide. There is a need for new medicines for asthma, particularly for severe, refractory disease where current medications are not effective.
  Developing feasible ways of promoting children's healthy eating at holiday clubs
  Dr C Holley, Dr C Mason
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Food insecurity has become increasingly prevalent, resulting in many children living on a restricted diet with poor variety. The school holidays are a particularly high-risk time, when children can experience holiday hunger due to a lack of free-school meals and a greater demand on family resources.
  Role of diabetes and ethnicity in the epidemiology of cardiovascular transition from atherothrombotic diseases to heart failure
  Dr F Zaccardi
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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Large, multinational epidemiological studies have consistently demonstrated an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes.
  Statistical Modelling of Time Series Data in Severe Asthma Clinical Trials – Enabling Precision Medicine
  Prof S Siddiqui
Application Deadline: 28 September 2020

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This studentship is funded by the College of Life Sciences and is placed within the supportive and nurturing environment provided by the Department of Respiratory Sciences, the Leicester Biomedical Research Centre and the Leicester Precision Medicine Institute.
  Global burden and determinants of hypoglycaemia: epidemiological analyses of the Hypoglycaemia Assessment Tool (HAT) study
  Dr F Zaccardi, Prof K Khunti
Application Deadline: 6 April 2020

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Intensive glucose control results in higher rates of hypoglycaemia which negatively impacts the quality of life and prevents maintenance of a good glycaemic control.
  The biology of human skin wetness sensing and its implications for health and technological innovation
  Dr D Filingeri
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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Reference number. SDCA/DF2020SKINWETNESS. Start date. 1 July or 1 October 2020 or 1 Jan 2021. Application deadline. 1 May 2020. 3 years full-time.
  Investigating individual differences in heat-stress vulnerability and in response to symptomatic treatment at a patient level in heat-sensitive neurodegenerative diseases
  Dr D Filingeri
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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Reference number. SDCA/DF2020HEATSTRESS. Start date. 1 July or 1 October 2020 or 1 Jan 2021. Application deadline. 1 May 2020. 3 years full-time.
  Impact of hypermutable sequences on microbial elicitation and evasion of host immune responses
  Research Group: Microbial Genetics, Pathogenicity & Biotechnology
  Dr C D Bayliss
Applications accepted all year round

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Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi) cause multiple human diseases including otitis media, the commonest bacterial infection in children.
  The Value and Impact of Patients and Carers Supporting Professional Healthcare Training
  Prof L Anderson
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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This research asks questions about integration of the ‘Patient and Carer Group’ in training programmes at the University of Leicester Schools of Medicine Allied Health.
  The application of epidemiology and informatics to heart failure using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD)
  Prof U Kadam
Applications accepted all year round

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HF is a complex clinical syndrome with different pathophysiological origins. Pre-conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and a range of risk factors include obesity and poor lipid profile, different lifestyle or socio-economic factors such as deprivation as well as healthcare factors.
  Interpretation of Features in Biological Images
  Dr A Managh
Application Deadline: 30 September 2020

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We are seeking applicants with an interest in data analysis and programming to develop methods to extract information from high resolution images of metals in tissue.
  The Role of Schools and Physical Education in Addressing Childhood Obesity
  Prof L Cale
Application Deadline: 30 May 2020

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Childhood obesity is a global concern and obesity prevention is now firmly on the agendas of most governments.
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