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NO institutional funding for the student stipend or fees for this studentship is available, and a research bench fee of £5000 p.a. will be levied as a contribution to laboratory consumables and expenses.
Enquiries to: Prof M. J. Jackson (email [Email Address Removed]), Prof A. McArdle ([Email Address Removed]) or Dr. A. Vasilaki ([Email Address Removed])
To apply: please send your CV and a covering letter to Prof Jackson [Email Address Removed] with a copy to [Email Address Removed]
1: Sakellariou GK, Pearson T, Lightfoot AP, Nye GA, Wells N, Giakoumaki II,
Griffiths RD, McArdle A, Jackson MJ. Long-term administration of the
mitochondria-targeted antioxidant mitoquinone mesylate fails to attenuate
age-related oxidative damage or rescue the loss of muscle mass and function
associated with aging of skeletal muscle. FASEB J. 2016 Nov;30(11):3771-3785.
2: Sakellariou GK, Pearson T, Lightfoot AP, Nye GA, Wells N, Giakoumaki II,
Vasilaki A, Griffiths RD, Jackson MJ, McArdle A. Mitochondrial ROS regulate
oxidative damage and mitophagy but not age-related muscle fiber atrophy. Sci Rep.
2016 Sep 29;6:33944. doi: 10.1038/srep33944.
3: Vasilaki A, Pollock N, Giakoumaki I, Goljanek-Whysall K, Sakellariou GK,
Pearson T, Kayani A, Jackson MJ, McArdle A. The effect of lengthening
contractions on neuromuscular junction structure in adult and old mice. Age
(Dordr). 2016 Aug;38(4):259-272.
4: McDonagh B, Scullion SM, Vasilaki A, Pollock N, McArdle A, Jackson MJ.
Ageing-induced changes in the redox status of peripheral motor nerves imply an
effect on redox signalling rather than oxidative damage. Free Radic Biol Med.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 143.50
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