About the Project
In this project, funded by the Hope Against Cancer charity, a PhD student will investigate the mechanism underlying this circadian effect. In collaboration with a clinical team, we will recruit patients into the study before they start radiotherapy and obtain saliva and blood samples at different times of days through their treatment. These samples will be used to test various hypotheses for the mechanism, through testing for differences in: inflammation, melatonin and DNA repair. The project will include techniques in radiobiology, cancer studies, immunology and genetics.
For informal enquiries email Dr Chris Talbot [Email Address Removed]
We are an equal opportunities employer and particularly welcome applications for Ph.D. places from women, minority ethnic and other under-represented groups.
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