The PhD studentship is funded by the British Skin Foundation. Stipend: £18,000 (inclusive of London allowance) per annum + Tuition Fees (Home/EU rate) for 3 years.
A tax-free stipend and home UK/EU fees for 3 years will be awarded. Overseas students should be able to demonstrate adequate financial support to cover the difference between the home/EU fee and the overseas fee.
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2) D’Alessandri T, Castro-Seoane R, Crawford G, Hayes M and Strid J: IL-13 from intraepithelial lymphocyte regulates tissue homeostasis and protects against carcinogenesis in the skin. Nat Commun 2016, Jun 30; 7: 12080
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