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Role of perivascular biomarkers at the fetal-maternal interface in fetal growth restriction

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    Prof B Tan
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Project Description

This PhD will examine perivascular biomarkers at the feto-maternal interface and their role in fetal growth restriction. The PhD will start with a systematic review of the literature and the identification of novel perivascular biomarkers for fetal growth restriction. This will be followed by assessing these biomarkers in the prediction and/or diagnosis of fetal growth restriction from clinical samples. If of value, these will be combined with other risk factors such as body mass index (BMI) as part of a risk stratification algorithm to predict and/or diagnose fetal growth restriction.

Entry requirements

UK Bachelor Degree 2:1 or better, or UK Master’s Degree in Medicine, Medical Sciences, Health Sciences, Natural Sciences or overseas equivalent.

The University of Leicester English language requirements apply where applicable: https://le.ac.uk/study/research-degrees/entry-reqs/eng-lang-reqs

How to apply

You should submit your application using our online application system: https://www2.le.ac.uk/research-degrees/phd/applyphd

Apply for Cardiovascular Sciences Research

In the funding section of the application please indicate CLS/CVS/TAN

In the proposal section please provide the name of the supervisor and project.

Include a CV and a personal statement explaining your interest in the project and why we should consider you together with all other relevant application documents.

Project / Funding Enquiries

Professor Bee K Tan, Professor of Obstetrics and Reproductive Sciences, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester; [Email Address Removed]

Application enquiries to [Email Address Removed]

Closing date for applications: 31 August 2019

Funding Notes

College of Life Sciences 3 year studentship providing tuition fees at UK/EU rates and a stipend at the UKRI rates (for 2019 this will be £15,009)



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