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Immunology PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Manchester

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  (MRC DTP) The importance of 24h rhythms in the gut microbiome for immunity
  Dr J Gibbs, Dr M Hepworth, Prof K Else
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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The gut microbiome is a collection of trillions of organisms. These bacteria and the metabolites they produce (through the breakdown of dietary components) play a critical role in the maintenance of immunity.
  (MRC DTP) Building the human endometrium in vitro: The role of macrophages in receptive and decidual endometrium to optimise reproductive health
  Dr E Mann, Dr Peter Ruane, Prof J Aplin, Dr L Mohiyiddeen
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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The human endometrium is a highly dynamic tissue that rapidly generates over ~20 days and differentiates to form a uterus lining receptive to embryo implantation, further transforming into decidua to support embryonic development, or breaking down before regenerating a few days later.
  (MRC DTP) New strategies for immuno-PET radiochemistry
  Dr A McMahon, Dr M Fairclough, Prof K Williams
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Aims. To enhance immunoPET availability through. 1. Significant reduction in antibody usage. 2. Development of a secondary [18F]affibody approach applicable to all mAbs.
  Immune phenotyping of refractory rheumatoid arthritis disease
  Prof Maya Buch, Dr S Viatte
Applications accepted all year round

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Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been transformed with the introduction of targeted therapies twenty years ago (comprising biologic disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs, bDMARDS; and the more recent small molecule JAK inhibitors).
  (MRC DTP) Determining potential targets to enhance radiotherapy treatment of cancer by activating the immune system
  Dr M Travis, Prof K Williams, Prof T Illidge
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Cancer causes more than one in four of all deaths in the UK, and despite recent advances in therapy, much more still needs to be done to identify new treatments, and to make existing treatments more effective.
  (MRC DTP) The role of the brain glymphatic system in recovery from cerebral malaria
  Dr K Couper, Dr D Brough, Dr M Fergie
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Cerebral malaria is a severe complication of Plasmodium falciparum infection that affects 2 -3 million people, resulting in approximately 300,000 deaths, each year.
  (MRC DTP) The contribution of human mast cells in multi-allergen dominated allergic responses
  Prof S Bulfone-Paus, Dr A Simpson
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Allergic diseases, such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, and food allergy, are an important public health burden and seriously affect the quality of life of people, particularly in developed countries.
  (MRC DTP) Functional dissection of disease associated genetic loci in rheumatoid arthritis
  Dr G Orozco, Dr S Eyre, Prof A Barton
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common chronic inflammatory disease characterized by inflammation of the joints and has a high socioeconomic burden.
  (MRC DTP) Zinc deficiency: a potential contributor to post-stroke complications
  Dr C Lawrence, Dr D Brough, Prof C Smith, Prof S Allan
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Stroke remains a leading cause of death and disability worldwide with limited treatment options. In addition to the immediate and common symptoms of stroke such as limb weakness and speech problems, stroke patients often develop complications.
  (MRC DTP) Manipulating macrophages to improve oral inflammation
  Dr J Konkel, Dr J Grainger
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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State-of-the-art immunology research has revealed that immune-mediated inflammation of the mouth (periodontitis) is linked to development of bowel cancer, cardiovascular disease and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
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