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We have 302 Other PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Embarking on a PhD in Medicine ushers candidates into the forefront of medical research, driving innovations that have the potential to transform healthcare and patient outcomes. These advanced research degrees provide students with the opportunity to delve into the complexities of human health, diseases, and the biomedical mechanisms that underlie them.

Through PhDs in Medicine, candidates engage in cutting-edge research ranging from molecular biology and genetics to clinical trials and public health studies. This path is not simply an academic endeavour; it’s a commitment to advancing medical knowledge, improving diagnostic tools, treatment modalities, and ultimately contributing to the betterment of global health.

Why complete a PhD in Medicine?

A PhD in Medicine provides students with an unparalleled opportunity to contribute to life-saving medical research and innovation. These programmes allow candidates to explore in depth areas of medical science that are most meaningful to them, whether that’s tackling infectious diseases, advancing precision medicine, developing innovative therapeutic strategies, or improving public health policies.

Through rigorous research methodologies and engagement with the global medical research community, candidates push the frontiers of what is known about disease and human health. The challenges tackled during these studies not only contribute to the individual's growth as a researcher but also have the potential to lead to significant medical breakthroughs.

In terms of employment, earning a PhD in Medicine opens up a wide range of career opportunities, bridging the gap between research and clinical practice. Graduates are highly sought after in academia, where they can continue to lead research projects while teaching the next generation of medical professionals.

Beyond academia, PhD holders in medicine find rewarding careers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, playing key roles in drug discovery and development. Public health institutions, governmental and non-governmental organisations also value the expertise of medical PhDs for their ability to conduct impactful research, inform policy, and implement health initiatives. In addition, the analytical skills, in-depth understanding of medical sciences, and research abilities honed throughout these programmes equip graduates to innovate and adapt in a rapidly evolving healthcare landscape.

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Predicting eye disease risk using genetics

  Research Group: Statistical Genetics
About QIMR Berghofer. QIMR Berghofer is a world-leading translational medical research institute focused on improving health by developing new diagnostics, better treatments and prevention strategies, specifically in the areas of Cancer, Infection and Inflammation, Mental Health and Neuroscience, and Population Health. Read more

Sustainable Approaches to Biomedical Science: Responsible and Reproducible Research (Centre for Doctoral Training)

We welcome applications from graduates who wish to make an impact in the field of computational biomedical research. Our students gain the broad skillset needed to confront current and future biomedical research challenges. Read more

Reading Performance in Preterm Children

In the UK around one in 13 children are born prematurely (at less than 37 weeks gestational age), and one in 200 are born extremely preterm (at less than 28 weeks gestational age). Read more

Identifying mechanisms underlying the heterogeneity of cerebral small vessel disease

We are seeking a PhD student to join the Imperial College Small Vessel Disease Research Group, joining our new research program to tackle one of the leading causes of dementia and neurological disability. Read more

Developing an injectable nano-therapeutic platform for osteoporotic bone repair

Osteoporotic vertebral fractures are the most common complication of osteoporosis. Current treatment involves conventional procedures that inject cement into the vertebrae to stabilise the spine and relieve pain. Read more

On-therapy monitoring of oesophageal cancer and recurrence detection: the Blood-based Liquid Sequencing Study (BLISS)

Oesophageal cancer is undergoing a therapeutic revolution, with first-generation immunotherapy trial results reading out in the next 12 months, and second-generation bispecific agents beginning evaluation alongside new targeted agents for Claudin 18.2, Her2, and FGFR. Read more

Metabolomic characterisation of adiposity across the life course

There is evidence that adiposity, measured by body mass index (BMI), causally influences a range of health outcomes, but little understanding of the mechanisms driving BMI effects. Read more

Inclusive research approaches for people with dementia

There is a need within dementia research for inclusive research approaches for underrepresented groups of people with dementia, focusing on developing innovations in methodology and methods and community and co-production approaches. Read more

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