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  Decoding movement kinematics from subpopulations of motor cortex neurons
  Dr T V Gerdjikov, Dr J Liu
Application Deadline: 12 January 2020

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Background. Fine motor control involves the ability to reach, grasp and release objects. It is a fundamental aspect of motor behaviour essential for feeding, self-care and the manipulation of tools.
  Stress responses in the diabetic heart: Effects of exercise training and glycaemic control
  Dr C Baldi
Applications accepted all year round

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The diabetic heart, even before developing disease, has impaired relaxation and contractility. These changes limit the work capacity of the heart (maximal cardiac output) and limit the functional capacity of people with diabetes.
  Understanding the role of lymphatic endothelial cell dysfunction in mediating diabetic heart disease
  Dr R Katare
Applications accepted all year round

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Diabetes, affects endothelial cells function leading to a condition called diabetic microangiopathy. Majority of the focus is on understanding diabetes-induced changes in arterial or venous endothelial cells.
  4 year DPhil (PhD) in Cardiovascular Science

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Cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks and strokes, remains the leading cause of premature death and disability in Europe and the USA.
  4-year Doctoral Programme in Ion Channels and Membrane Transport in Health and Disease (OXION)

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OXION is an Oxford-based consortium of world-leading scientists who have a general interest in the role of ion channels and membrane transport in health and disease.
  Wellcome Trust 4-year Doctoral Programme in Genomic Medicine and Statistics

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Advances in genomics has transformed biomedical research over the last decade and is now having significant impact on the practice of clinical medicine.
  Go with the flow: the why and how of cardiovascular disease
  Dr E Tzima
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Have you ever wondered why and how cardiovascular disease and atherosclerotic plaques develop in the areas that they do? Why is it that some arteries are prone to blockage while others are protected? The answer lies with blood flow.
  Imaging in Preventive Cardiology Research: improving how we identify and prevent heart disease in young people
  Prof P Leeson, Dr A Lewandowski
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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The Preventive Cardiology Research Group aims to improve how we identify and prevent heart disease in young people. The group works in three areas.
  Appetite across the lifespan
  Dr M Clegg
Applications accepted all year round

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"Appetite research is of importance at key stages of the lifespan for different reasons. In infancy, childhood, and adolescence developing healthy eating behaviours can lead to healthy habits and diets that carry through into adulthood.
  Gene and Cell Therapy For Muscular Dystrophy, Muscular Atrophy, Diabetes and Metabolic conditions
  Dr K Foster
Applications accepted all year round

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Skeletal muscle development is a complex process and a number of regulatory factors for the different steps involved in stem cell activation and proliferation through to multinucleated, post-mitotic cells have been identified.
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