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  Improving access to diabetes testing in the community. (EnglishEU19SF)
  Dr E English, Prof J Wain
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Diabetes is a major global health burden and is the 7th leading cause of death worldwide. Early identification and treatment of the disease has been shown to reduce the rate of complications.
  Academic Endocrine Unit: investigating the molecular basis of endocrine and metabolic disorders that principally affect calcium and phosphate homeostasis.
  Prof R Thakker, Dr K Lines, Dr M Stevenson, Dr K Kooblall
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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PhD Type

Other Potential Supervisors. Dr Asha Bayliss. The Academic Endocrine Unit investigates the molecular basis of endocrine and metabolic disorders that principally affect calcium and phosphate homeostasis.
  Chromatin remodelling in health and disease
  Dr R Gibbons, Prof D Higgs
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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PhD Type

It has become apparent that the regulation of chromatin structure is of paramount importance in a wide variety of fundamental nuclear processes including gene expression, DNA replication, repair and recombination.
  Circadian control of energy metabolism and inflammation
  Prof D Ray
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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PhD Type

Employing a range of approaches to address the physiological importance of the circadian:nuclear receptor system, ranging from population genetics, Circadian mechanisms regulate most mammalian physiology, with particular importance in the regulation of innate immunity, through the macrophage in particular, and energy metabolism, regulating liver, adipose and muscle.
  Development of the hematopoietic/ immune system in the embryo
  Prof M DeBruijn
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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PhD Type

Our aim is to obtain a mechanistic insight into the birth of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells in embryonic development and determine the contribution of these cells to the emerging hematopoietic and immune systems of the embryo.
  Laboratory of Gene Regulation
  Prof D Higgs, Prof J Hughes, Dr R Gibbons, Dr V Buckle
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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PhD Type

Our laboratory is interested in the general question of how mammalian genes are switched on and off during lineage commitment and differentiation.
  Single Cell Biology of Hematopoietic Stem- and Progenitor Cells in Blood Cancer and Ageing
  Prof Claus Nerlov, Prof P Vyas
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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PhD Type

The focus of the Nerlov laboratory is to use single cell genomics and functional analysis, combined with advanced mouse genetics, to study the function of hematopoietic stem– and progenitor cells in normal development and during ageing.
  Translational Cardiovascular Research, Cross-talk between adipose tissue and the cardiovascular system in humans
  Prof C Antoniades
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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PhD Type

We have established one of the world’s most extensively phenotyped cohorts of patients undergoing cardiac surgery, the Oxford Heart Vessels & Fat (ox-HVF) cohort.
  Chromatin remodelling in health and disease
  Dr R Gibbons, Prof D Higgs
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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PhD Type

It has become apparent that the regulation of chromatin structure is of paramount importance in a wide variety of fundamental nuclear processes including gene expression, DNA replication, repair and recombination.
  Development of the hematopoietic/ immune system in the embryo
  Prof M DeBruijn
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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PhD Type

Our aim is to obtain a mechanistic insight into the birth of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells in embryonic development and determine the contribution of these cells to the emerging hematopoietic and immune systems of the embryo.
  Laboratory of Gene Regulation
  Prof D Higgs, Prof J Hughes, Dr R Gibbons, Dr V Buckle
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

Our laboratory is interested in the general question of how mammalian genes are switched on and off during lineage commitment and differentiation.
  Single Cell Biology of Hematopoietic Stem- and Progenitor Cells in Blood Cancer and Ageing
  Prof Claus Nerlov, Prof P Vyas
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

Funding Type

PhD Type

The focus of the Nerlov laboratory is to use single cell genomics and functional analysis, combined with advanced mouse genetics, to study the function of hematopoietic stem– and progenitor cells in normal development and during ageing.
  Impact of Inflammatory Signals on the Regenerative, Anti-inflammatory and Immunomodulatory Potential of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells and their Secretome
  Dr D Widera
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Adult multipotent stem cells can be easily isolated from a variety of adult human tissues and organs including bone marrow and adipose tissue.
  Understanding the health behaviour behind GP help-seeking with potential cancer symptoms.
  Prof P Murchie, Dr D Powell, Dr R Vieira
Applications accepted all year round

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1. Background to the project.
  In silico discovery of the degrons and the degron-mediated recruitment modules of the human Ubiquitin E3 Ligase system
  Dr N Davey
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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PhD Type

We are recruiting a highly motivated informatician (or bio-informatician) on a 4-year PhD studentship as part of the UBIMOTIF MSCA H2020 Innovative Training Network titled “Short linear interaction motifs as specificity determinants in the ubiquitin system – discovery, mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities”.
  Open PhD positions - IMPRS for Heart and Lung Research

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PhD Type

The International Max Planck Research School for Heart and Lung Research (IMPRS-HLR) offers up to ten positions to talented and enthusiastic students holding a relevant Master‘s degree.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Harnessing Autophagy for the Clinical benefit of Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  Prof P Lovat, Dr M Robinson
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) accounts for 97,000 deaths annually worldwide with an increasing incidence attributed to human papillomavirus (HPV).
  Addressing the polypharmacy challenge in working-age adults
  Prof D Swinglehurst, Dr N Fudge, Prof S Taylor
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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Multimorbidity (the presence of two or more ongoing medical conditions) and polypharmacy (the use of five or more medications concurrently) increasingly affects working-age people, especially in socially disadvantaged groups.
  Epigenomics of neurological disorders
  Research Group: Centre for Experimental Medicine
  Dr V Tiwari, Dr E Kostareli
Application Deadline: 20 January 2020

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PhD Type

Despite increased recognition of links between neurodevelopment defects and early/late onset neurological diseases, underlying molecular mechanisms still remain poorly understood.
  Exploiting the protein O-glycosylation pathway in opportunistic bacteria as a novel antimicrobial target
  Research Group: Centre for Experimental Medicine
  Prof M Valvano, Dr G Lopez-Campos
Application Deadline: 20 January 2020

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PhD Type

Antibiotic resistance is a global health problem of epidemic proportions, especially for infections caused by Gram-negative bacteria.
  Identifying Subphenotypes of Delirium Using Existing Research Data
  Research Group: Centre for Public Health
  Dr E Cunningham, Prof D McAuley, Dr C Cardwell
Application Deadline: 20 January 2020

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PhD Type

Delirium is an acute confusion that affects many people after surgery and in intensive care units. Delirium is very unpleasant for patients and their families.
  Investigating the costs and benefits of global health partnerships
  Research Group: Centre for Public Health
  Prof D O'Donovan, Prof M Clarke
Application Deadline: 20 January 2020

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PhD Type

Globally there is a growing number of health partnerships between institutions in developed countries and institutions in low and middle income countries.
  RNA transport in angiogenesis: deciphering mechanisms of RNA localisation to understand blood vessel growth
  Research Group: Centre for Experimental Medicine
  Dr G Costa
Application Deadline: 20 January 2020

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PhD Type

Angiogenesis, or the emergence of new blood vessels, is a complex biological process that involves the coordinated migration of endothelial cells.
  Development of strategies for implementation of digital technologies in medical consultations
  Prof F Stevenson
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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PhD Type

Greater use of digital technologies is increasingly offered up as a potential solution for health and social care services which are struggling to respond to demand.
  MRC 4 Year PhD Studentships in Lifelong Health

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This full time 3-year PhD project offers an exciting opportunity for outstanding graduates to undertake research into health across the life course.
  Alzheimer’s Society funded PhD studentship: how Alzheimer’s disease associated neuroinflammation is altered in Down Syndrome
  Dr F Wiseman
Application Deadline: 7 February 2020

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PhD Type

Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD studentship in the UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, to start 28th September 2020.
  Big data approach to systematically investigate adverse drug reactions in older people
  Dr P Nishtala
Application Deadline: 8 December 2019

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PhD Type

The University of Bath is inviting applications for a PhD position under the supervision of Dr Prasad Nishtala https://researchportal.bath.ac.uk/en/persons/prasad-nishtala and Professor Neil McHugh https://researchportal.bath.ac.uk/en/persons/neil-mchugh.
  Identifying mistranslating mRNAs in specific neural circuits of mouse models of autism
  Dr E Osterweil, Dr C Sibley
Application Deadline: 12 January 2020

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Project Code. 2020-SIDB-05. Aberrant neuronal protein synthesis is a point of convergence for multiple genetic causes of autism.
  Ligament and tendon repair using a specific population of joint progenitor cells
  Prof D Chan
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Ligaments and tendons stabilize the musculoskeletal system, controlling mobility. Anterior cruciate ligament in knee joints restrict the dimension of joint movement, while Achilles tendon transmit forces from calf muscle to bone enabling locomotion of ankle joints.
  Biomedical Research @ HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

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 The Li Ka Sing Faculty of Medicine invites applications from high caliber students for research studies (for the degrees of Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy) in three rounds of admission exercises each year.
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