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  Can PTP1B inhibition rewire macrophage function to improve anti-tumour immunity in breast cancer treatment?
  Dr H M Wilson, Prof N Vargesson
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019

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Treatment for breast cancer is improving but new therapies are often only successful in a proportion of patients and some patients develop resistance.
  Impact of targeted therapy on the melanoma immune microenvironment
  Dr K. Sheppard, Prof G. McArthur
Applications accepted all year round

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The treatment of melanoma is undergoing a fundamental change due to the success of both targeted therapies directed at the MAPK/ERK pathway and immunotherapies.
  Molecular Pharmacology of N-Methyl-D-aspartate glutamate receptors
  Dr P Chen
Applications accepted all year round

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Fast neuronal communication at synaptic contacts relies on neurotransmitter release from the presynaptic terminal and the majority of excitatory neurotransmission within the mammalian central nervous system is mediated by the neurotransmitter glutamate.
  Regulation of the Host-Microbiome Interface in the Gastrointestinal Tract
  Prof U Knaus
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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Inflammatory diseases of the gut are on the rise. In North America and Europe, more than 0.3% of the population suffers from inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), characterized by abdominal pain, diarrhoea, and weight loss.
  Investigation and treatment of trabecular meshwork fibrosis using 3D glaucoma models.
  Dr L Hill
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. The development of safe and effective therapies to treat fibrosis is a major priority for patients with glaucoma. This ocular disease is characterised by elevated intraocular eye pressure (IOP), resulting from ineffective drainage of the aqueous humour.
  Ion channel gating kinetics and structure implication for drug delivery
  Research Group: Chemistry and Biosciences
  Dr L Shang, Dr Z Hughes
Applications accepted all year round

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Ion channels are proteins which sit in the membrane of every cell in the body and control the flow of positively charged ions such as sodium and potassium into and out of the cell.
  The effects of androgenetic alopecia development on immune function
  Research Group: Centre for Skin Sciences
  Prof K McElwee, Dr M J Thornton
Applications accepted all year round

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Androgen hormones can have significant effects on hair follicles in androgen sensitive regions of the scalp, beard, and other areas of skin.
  What keeps the gut stem cell niche healthy? (SOBOLEWSKIAU19SF)
  Dr A Sobolewski
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A normal functioning epithelium is vital for a healthy gut. The epithelium forms a protective barrier between the bacteria and food contents in the intestine and the underlying immune system, so preventing an immune response.
  The impact of pain on the aging nervous system
  Dr G Hathway
Applications accepted all year round

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The way in which pain is detected and processed changes significantly over the life-course.
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