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University of Leeds, Faculty of Medicine and Health Neuroscience / Neurology PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

We have 8 University of Leeds, Faculty of Medicine and Health Neuroscience / Neurology PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Development of a Core Outcome Set relevant to assess effectiveness of longer-term stroke care.
  Prof A Forster
Application Deadline: 26 November 2019

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In stroke, our research is focused on enhancing rehabilitation and improving the longer-term outcomes for stroke survivors and their carers.
  Exploration of models/systems of longer-term care for stroke survivors with aphasia.
  Prof A Forster
Application Deadline: 26 November 2019

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In stroke, our research is focused on enhancing rehabilitation and improving the longer-term outcomes for stroke survivors and their carers.
  Exploring the mitotic functions of ASPM in human brain size regulation
  Dr J Bond, Dr E E Morrison, Prof M Peckham
Applications accepted all year round

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The increase in relative brain size is one of the most striking events in human evolution. To determine how human brain size is normally regulated we have investigated the cause of autosomal recessive primary microcephaly (MCPH), a congenital disorder of reduced brain size and associated mental retardation.
  Genetic studies of corneal endothelial dystrophies and development of alternative treatment options
  Dr M Ali
Applications accepted all year round

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The cornea is the protective front part of the eye that provides most of the eyes focusing power. The endothelium is a single-cell layer on the inside of the cornea that maintains fluid balance and is required for corneal transparency.
  Genome and transcriptome sequencing and functional analysis to find new mutation types in patients with inherited blindness
  Prof C Inglehearn
Applications accepted all year round

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Human inherited retinal dystrophies (IRDs) result from mutations in over 200 different genes, many of them first implicated by the Leeds Vision Research Group (eg Panagiotou E et al 2017, AJHG 100:960-968; El-Asrag M et al 2015, 96:948-54).
  Novel regulators of +TIP localisation and function
  Dr E E Morrison, Dr S Bell, Dr J Bond
Applications accepted all year round

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Microtubules (MTs) are a key cytoskeletal network in all eukaryotic cells. MTs grow and shrink primarily through the addition or loss of tubulin heterodimers from their plus end.
  Understanding the long-term implications of treatment of rare brain tumours on health-related quality of life: a European cross-sectional study
  Dr F Boele, Prof G Velikova
Application Deadline: 29 November 2019

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The prognosis of brain tumours varies greatly per subgroup and can depend on the molecular profile of the tumour.
  Using massively-paralleled sequencing to find the cause of inherited conditions that affect the front of the eye
  Dr M Ali, Prof C Inglehearn
Applications accepted all year round

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Eye diseases are a common cause of human disability and many of them are inherited. These include congenital as well as adult-onset conditions and diseases of ageing, and may involve abnormalities at the back of the eye or the anterior eye structures.
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