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Assessing therapeutic strategies to target the counter-regulatory renin-angiotensin system in cardiovascular disease

Project outline: . The renin angiotensin system (RAS) is a hormonal cascade mediating cardiovascular function. The RAS is key to the development of cardiovascular diseases, including cardiac remodelling in hypertension and heart failure and atherosclerosis. Read more

Our Mission: to Educate, Nurture and Discover for the benefit of Human Health

Our ultimate purpose is to work in service of patients. RCSI was founded by Royal Charter on 11th February 1784, to set and support professional standards for surgical training and practice in Ireland. Read more

Investigating the Roles for deSUMOylation Enzyme SENP3 in Autophagy Impaired by α-synuclein

Aggregation of α-synuclein protein in neuronal cells has been strongly implicated in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disorders (Synucleinopathies) including Parkinson's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies. Read more

Fast and strong: neural determinants of increases in rate of force development

Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF, 2014) and an outstanding 66% of the work of Loughborough’s academic staff who were eligible to be submitted to the REF was judged as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, compared to a national average figure of 43%. Read more

Sedentary behaviour, physical activity, psychological stress and vascular health - implications for cardiovascular disease

Loughborough University is a top-ten rated university in England for research intensity (REF, 2014) and an outstanding 66% of the work of Loughborough’s academic staff who were eligible to be submitted to the REF was judged as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, compared to a national average figure of 43%. Read more

Determining the roles that GRK and arrestin proteins play in the development of hypertension and vascular disease

G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) constitute a very large family of heptahelical, integral membrane proteins that mediate a wide variety of physiological processes ranging from the transmission of light and odorant signals to the mediation of neurotransmission and hormonal actions. Read more

How do hormones regulate memory?

Deficiencies of thyroid hormone are common throughout the globe. Adult-onset hypothyroidism is prevalent in around 8-10% of the population and is associated with reproductive disorders, anxiety, depression, and impairment of memory. Read more

Investigating amphibian tolerance to the skin fungal disease chytridiomycosis

*** ABOUT THE PROJECT ***. The Frog Research Team in eastern Australia (. https://www.frogresearch.com/). has a PhD opportunity available for a highly motivated applicant to study frog chytrid fungal disease (3 year PhD). Read more

Central regulation of appetite and body weight

Our laboratory is interested in how the brain regulates appetite and body weight. We use a multi-disciplined approach; studying gene expression, cellular function, brain connectivity and behaviour. Read more

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