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Medical / Clinical Science (food and nutrition) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  FoodBioSystems DTP - Development of novel tools including biomarkers and dietary assessment appsfor nutritional intake and metabolic biotype assessment
  Prof J Draper, Prof J Lovegrove, Dr M Beckmann, Dr R Fallaize
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. “You are what you eat” is a commonplace adage, suggesting that your choice of diet over the years has a major impact on your health and wellbeing.
  Bloomsbury Colleges PhD - Understanding child stunting: an interdisciplinary study to help elucidate determinants of growth and health in infants with a focus on infection, gut health and animal-source food
  Prof J Webster, Dr A Koukounari, Dr B Heasler
Application Deadline: 9 February 2020

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Stunting remains a critical public health problem among children under the age of five years in many low and middle income countries globally, yet the relative importance of many key factors involved in its aetiology remains unknown.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - The effect of fruit and vegetable intake on health outcomes: does an apple aday still keep the doctor away?
  Prof J Woodside, Prof J Lovegrove, Dr A Nugent, Dr B Green
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. Although increased fruit and vegetable intake has been associated with reduced risk of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, this has largely been based on observational evidence, and there are a number of uncertainties regarding these observed links.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Investigation of the capacity of a diet rich in lutein and zeaxanthin to increase macular pigment density, thereby potentially reducing the risk of age-related macular degeneration by dietary means.
  Prof M Rayman, Prof J Woodside, Dr J Brown
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. Research question. Can consuming a healthy plant food, rich in protective macular pigments, be a lifestyle strategy that has the potential to reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)?.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Diet and Chronic Disease: mechanistic studies on the impact of dietary protein on gut barrier function and the microbiota.
  Dr M Lewis, Dr D Robertson, Prof B A Griffin, Dr G Walton
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. The gut microbia is increasingly being linked to various chronic diseases including cardiovascular and liver disease.
  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.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Dietary protein and gut barrier function: a gatekeeper of metabolic & immune health
  Dr D Robertson, Prof B A Griffin, Dr M Lewis, Dr G Walton
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. The gut barrier functions to prevent the passage of bacteria and bacterial products into the systemic blood circulation.
  Investigating the role of bioactive lipids in skin health
  Prof A Nicolaou, Prof C A O'Neill
Applications accepted all year round

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Human skin depends on systemic provision of fatty acids that are important to maintain the integrity of the epidermal barrier as well as to support the associated immune and inflammatory reactions.
  A Nutrigenetics approach to study gene-diet interactions on Cardio-metabolic diseases in different ethnic groups
  Dr V Karani, Prof J Lovegrove
Applications accepted all year round

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"We are seeking a highly motivated candidate for a PhD project that will focus on genetic epidemiology and statistical genetics.
  Maximising the efficacy of polyphenols on cardiovacular health
  Dr C Mills
Applications accepted all year round

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"Cardiovascular diseases are the worlds’ leading cause of death. Dietary approaches to prevent or treat these diseases are becoming increasingly accepted.
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