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Fly, mouse and computational modelling of the effect of Alzheimer’s disease on clock neuron excitabilit


Project Description

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) involves amyloid-B and tau accumulation resulting in memory, sleep and circadian rhythm loss. How this occurs is unknown hampering the development of effective AD drugs. We aim to address this issue using a mixed model approach to study the effect of AD on circadian rhythms and sleep using flies, mice and computer models.

Funding Notes

DEADLINE: Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 25th NOVEMBER.

A 3.5 year funded studentship by the GW4BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership. Full UK/EU tuition fees, a stipend matching UK Research Council Minimum (£15,009 p.a. for 2019/20, updated each year).
Additional research training and support funding of up to £5,000 per annum is also available.
Please complete application to the GW4 BioMed MRC DTP for an ‘offer of funding’. You may also need to make an 'offer to study' to your chosen institution(s) – further details are on the website. View Website.
Shortlisted applicants for interview will be notified by 19th December.

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