The studentship is funded as a British Heart Foundation PhD studentship, to start as soon as possible, for 3 years with a tax-free stipend starting at £19,919 per annum. Tuition fees at the Home/EU rate will also be paid. There is no provision for overseas student fees.
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Coverdale J.P.C., Arya S., Khazaipoul S., Stewart A.J., Blindauer C.A. (2019) Crosstalk between zinc and fatty acids in plasma. BBA – Mol. Cell Biol. Lipids 1864: 532-542.
Reilly-O’Donnell B., Robertson G.B., Karumbi A., McIntyre C., Bal W., Nishi M., Takeshima H., Stewart A.J., Pitt S.J. (2017) Dysregulated Zn2+ homeostasis impairs cardiac type-2 ryanodine receptor and mitsugumin 23 functions, leading to sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ leakage. J. Biol. Chem. 292: 13361-13373.