Candidates must expect to obtain qualifications at the level of a first-class or 2.1 Honours Degree in a biological science or related discipline.
Full funding is available to UK and EU applicants only.
The key research papers related to this project are:
• Lehmann, S., Costa, A.C., Celardo, I., Loh, S.H., and Martins, L.M. (2016). Parp mutations protect against mitochondrial dysfunction and neurodegeneration in a PARKIN model of Parkinson's disease. Cell Death Dis 7, e2166.
• Lehmann, S., Loh, S.H., and Martins, L.M. (2017a). Enhancing NAD+ salvage metabolism is neuroprotective in a PINK1 model of Parkinson's disease. Biol Open 6, 141-147
• Tufi, R., Gandhi, S., de Castro, I.P., Lehmann, S., Angelova, P.R., Dinsdale, D., Deas, E., Plun-Favreau, H., Nicotera, P., Abramov, A.Y., et al. (2014). Enhancing nucleotide metabolism protects against mitochondrial dysfunction and neurodegeneration in a PINK1 model of Parkinson's disease. Nat Cell Biol 16, 157-166.