The project is open to both home and overseas students, it is UNFUNDED and applicants are encouraged to contact the Principal Supervisor directly to discuss their application and the project.
Assistance will be given to applications who are applying to international funding schemes.
The successful applicant will be expected to provide the funding for registration, tuition fees, all their own living expenses and research costs (bench fees) of £15,000 per year to cover charges associated with purchasing laboratory consumables. Details of costs can be found on the University website: View Website
• Rogers CM, Deehan DJ, Knuth CA, Rose FR, Shakesheff KM, Oldershaw RA (2014) Biocompatibility and enhanced osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells in response to surface engineered poly(d,l-lactic-co-glycolic acid) microparticles. Journal of Biomedical Materials and Research Part A 102, 3872-3882.
• Knuth CA, Clark ME, Meeson AP, Khan SK, Dowen DJ, Deehan DJ, Oldershaw RA (2013) Low oxygen tension is critical for the culture of human mesenchymal stem cells with strong osteogenic potential from haemarthrosis fluid. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports 9, 599-608.
• Alfakir M, Dawe N, Eyre R, Tyson-Capper A, Britton K, Robson SC, Meeson AP. (2012) The temporal and spatial expression pattern of ABCG2 in the embryonic/fetal human heart. International Journal of Cardiology 156, 133-138.
• Feetham CH, Nunn N, Lewis R, Dart C. Barrett-Jolley R. (2015) TRPV4 and K(Ca) ion channels functionally couple as osmosensors in the paraventricular nucleus. Br J Pharmacol. 172;7:1753-1768.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 143.50
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