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  Convergent molecular mechanisms of autism resulting from mis-processing of RNA-binding proteins
  Dr C Sibley, Dr J Mason, Dr A Cardona-Alberich
Application Deadline: 12 January 2020

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Project Code. 2020-SIDB-07. Autism has a wide variety of potential genetic causes. However, afflicted individuals share common gene expression signatures to suggest converging mechanisms and disease drivers are involved.
  Towards personalised coronary artery disease consideration using medical image processing and computational modelling
  Dr S Beier
Applications accepted all year round

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This project is highly interdisciplinary, and will involve working with (and extending) a suite of existing software and computational models based on clinical imaging data.
  (BBSRC DTP) Brain integration and processing of ingestive signals
  Prof S Luckman, Dr G D'Agostino
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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After meal consumption, the brain evaluates the value of its contents and relays this information via neuronal circuits connecting the periphery with the brain (1,2).
  Single-molecule fluorescence-activated cell sorting (smFACS): sorting cells molecule by molecule
  Research Group: Molecular and Nanoscale Phsyics
  Dr A Ponjavic
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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This project will develop a novel microfluidic device that can characterise and sort cells, with unprecedented (single-molecule) sensitivity.
  Phenotyping placental disease in women with diabetes and chronic hypertension using transcriptomic analysis
  Dr J Myers, Dr E Johnstone
Applications accepted all year round

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Placental disease triggers medically-indicated preterm birth in 1 in 6 pregnancies complicated by chronic hypertension and/or diabetes (cardiometabolic disease).
  BBSRC MIBTP: Transcriptional regulators of gene expression in human cells
  Dr P Grzechnik, Dr S Brogna
Application Deadline: 12 January 2020

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Position for a PhD student is available in the group of Dr Pawel Grzechnik at the University of Birmingham. The aim of the project is to uncover novel roles for transcriptional factors and to investigate how mRNA processing alters gene expression in human cells.
  Translating epigenetic control into novel cancer therapeutics
  Prof N La Thangue, Prof D Kerr
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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THE PROJECT. The retinoblastoma protein pRb is a key tumour suppressor that governs fundamental mechanisms in the G1 to S phase transition of the cell cycle.
  Enhanced endoscopic screening of polyps in the upper gastrointestinal tract
  Prof R Lee, Dr M Pani, Dr A Bucchi, Dr A Anssari-Benam
Application Deadline: 23 February 2020

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Applications are invited for a fully funded three-year PhD to commence in October 2020. The PhD will be based in the Faculty of Technology, and will be supervised by Professor Raymond Lee, Dr Martino Pani, Dr Andrea Bucchi, Dr Afshin Anssari-Benam and Mr Simon Toh, Queen Alexandra Hospital.
  Machine Learning Methods for Behaviour Analysis in Cardiovascular Disease
  Prof T Chico, Prof L Mihaylova
Application Deadline: 29 January 2020

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Cardiovascular diseases affect patient’s day-to-day activities by causing symptoms such as breathlessness on exertion but there is no effective way to measure this.
  A 3D in vitro model of wound healing incorporating skin, nerves and immune cells
  Dr A M Rajnicek, Prof H M Wilson
Applications accepted all year round

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Diabetes, paralysis, being bed ridden and other conditions can result in chronic wounds that fail to heal, with significant personal consequences for patients and an annual cost of £4.5-5.1 billion annually (Guest et al., 2015) to the National Health Service.
  Development of ex vivo tissue culture models for developing next-generation biomaterial scaffolds for acellular regenerative medicine.
  Prof I Gibson, Prof N Vargesson
Applications accepted all year round

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Bone repair and regeneration can be influenced by various guidance cues, including pharmacological cues, hypoxia environment and chemical cues released from scaffolds [1-3].
  Getting to grips with severe asthma - a whole population approach using routinely acquired data.
  Prof S Turner, Dr D Miller
Applications accepted all year round

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There are 500,000 people in Scotland who have asthma. Asthma symptoms range from mild through moderate to severe. Severe asthma is not common but since it is associated with morbidity and mortality, severe asthma is a considerable burden to patients, society and the NHS.
  Non-invasive Mapping of Oxygen Extraction Fraction in Patients with Breast Cancer: Development of Novel Multi-Parametric Relaxometry Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Methods
  Dr J He, Dr Y Masannat, Prof D Lurie
Applications accepted all year round

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This project aims to translate, optimise and extend quantitative oxygen extraction fraction mapping based on oxygen enriched air inspiration and magnetic resonance (MR) relaxometric imaging for human application.
  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.
  The relationship between social cognition, bodily movement and functions of the neurobiological basis for social alignment
  Dr H Gvirts
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded Ph.D. to begin in October 2019. The candidate will work with Dr. Hila Z. Gvirts on the relationship between social cognition, bodily movement and functions of the neurobiological basis for social alignment.
  Handedness and brain asymmetries: neuroimaging and behaviour
  Dr D Carey
Application Deadline: 1 March 2020

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Supervisor. Dr. David Carey. Project rationale and description. My team work on the relationships between handedness and brain symmetry.
  Computational systems biology of B-cell lymphoma
  Dr SA Mitchell, Prof C Pepper
Application Deadline: 14 February 2020

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Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship to join Brighton and Sussex Medical School at the University of Sussex Campus.
  Developmental dyslexia: a multi-sensory approach
  Dr B Jennings, Prof T Wydell
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of the proposed project will be to investigate the multi-sensory integration of light and sound information, i.e., the combination of processing in the visual and auditory systems, in children and young adults with developmental dyslexia.
  Use of inertial sensors for fall prediction in older people
  Dr A Shaheen, Dr A Cocks
Applications accepted all year round

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Falls in older people are a common cause of morbidity, mortality and loss of function. The physiological changes to the motor and sensory functions caused by ageing combined with the presence of other age-related diseases put this population at a high risk of falling.
  PhD studentship – Image Analysis in Ultrasound Imaging
  Dr V Sboros
Application Deadline: 11 February 2020

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Supervisors.
  Nature Inspired Surgical Tools (EPS2020/44)
  Prof M Desmulliez
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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The stings of insects provide a wealth of information on how to design and manufacture better cutting surgical tools. By close examination of specimen obtained from museums, lessons from the profiles of stings of insects will be applied towards the manufacture and tests of novel surgical blades.
  Modelling memristive artificial neurons
  Prof S Saveliev, Dr P Borisov
Applications accepted all year round

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Does the brain operate as a computer? In short the answer is no, but why? We use logic when thinking and coming to a decision by linking events in a causal relationship.
  Porosity tailored titanium scaffolds for bone engineering
  Dr C Torres-Sanchez, Prof P Conway
Applications accepted all year round

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Replacing a part or a function of the body in a safe, reliable, long-lasting and economic manner is the main motivation of this study.
  MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: The role of circular RNAs in the development and progression of Parkinson’s disease
  Dr M Jackson, Dr M Santibanez-Koref, Dr G Hudson, Dr O Izuogy
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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In the UK alone there are currently 145,000 people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD). In an increasingly aged population, this number is rising, with on average 2 people every hour told that they have PD.
  RNA Methylation in normal and malignant blood development
  Dr L. Kats
Applications accepted all year round

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As is the case with DNA and histones, RNA can also be modified and indeed more than 100 chemical groups that decorate all four canonical RNA nucleotides have been described.
  Childhood growth impairment and markers of environmental enteropathy
  Prof P Cooper, Dr I Chis Ster
Application Deadline: 1 January 2020

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This is an exclusive opportunity for a student interested in bridging statistical epidemiology with data collection and laboratory training.
  Defining disease mechanisms and treatment responses in mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy (MNGIE) by multi-omics profiling and bioinformatical analysis
  Dr B Bax, Dr Y Jamshidi
Application Deadline: 1 January 2020

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Clinical trials require validated endpoint measures to provide an assessment of the success of the study treatment. The selection of trial endpoint measures for rare diseases presents considerable challenges due to low patient numbers, clinical heterogeneity and the absence of appropriate or validated endpoints.
  Predicting Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia using novel neuroimaging biomarkers
  Dr T R Barrick, Prof F A Howe
Application Deadline: 1 January 2020

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Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia are the most common dementias. Predicting individuals at risk of progression to dementia remains an unmet clinical challenge.
  Retinal vessel size and shape associations with brain structure and function
  Prof AR Rudnicka, Dr C Frost
Application Deadline: 1 January 2020

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The size and shape of retinal vessels might be early markers of decline in cognitive function and dementia. We have used novel artificial intelligence enhanced automated software to generate a rich quantitative characterization of retinal vessels in UK Biobank participants who underwent retinal imaging.
  (BHF Acc) Multi-parametric MR imaging of myocardial fibrosis, perfusion and oxygenation
  Dr J Naish, Dr Chris Miller, Prof T Cootes, Dr E Johnstone
Application Deadline: 13 December 2019

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The BHF Manchester Centre for Heart and Lung Magnetic Resonance Research (MCMR) is a new £3.1M investment in cardiovascular MR (CMR) aimed at translating multidisciplinary research excellence in Manchester into cardiovascular patient benefit.
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