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  Exploiting the true joint progenitor cell for articular cartilage repair
  Prof D Chan
Applications accepted all year round

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Articular cartilage facilitates the frictionless motion of synovial joints. However, once damaged from trauma or excessive loading in daily use, repair is very poor leading to osteoarthritis (OA), a huge medical and social burden.
  EASTBIO - Single-cell and population-level approaches to establish the impact of bone marrow adipocytes on normal human health
  Dr W Cawthorn, Dr E Theodoratou, Prof N Henderson
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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Bone marrow adipose tissue (BMAT) is a major feature of normal human anatomy, accounting for over 10% of total fat mass in healthy humans.
  EASTBIO: Application of MinION Nanopore sequencing to understand the impact of environmental changes on sentinel indicators of ecosystem health
  Dr E Watson
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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We are increasingly aware that human, veterinary and environmental health is intricately linked and farming and food production systems must not only be resilient to environmental changes and threats but the systems themselves must also perform with minimal environmental impact.
  Precision Medicine DTP – Using Omics to Understand the Genes and Pathways Underlying Alcohol Use Disorder
  Research Group: Centre of Genomic and Experimental Medicine
  Dr K Evans, Dr T-K Clarke, Dr S Glerup
Application Deadline: 8 January 2020

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Background. Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a chronic relapsing brain disease characterised by compulsive alcohol use, loss of control over alcohol intake, and a negative emotional state when not using alcohol.
  The use of human enhancement drugs among LGBT people: characterising the extent and nature of use in the UK
  Prof V D Hope, Mr J McVeigh
Applications accepted all year round

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The use of drugs for human enhancement is a diverse and long-standing phenomenon.
  Our Mission: to Educate, Nurture and Discover for the benefit of Human Health

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Our ultimate purpose is to work in service of patients. RCSI was founded by Royal Charter on 11th February 1784, to set and support professional standards for surgical training and practice in Ireland.
  (BBSRC DTP) Using mathematical models to understand the role of the respiratory microbiome in asthma
  Research Group: Molecular Environmental Sciences
  Dr T Gilman, Dr M Muldoon, Prof N Papadopoulos, Prof D Robertson
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Most of the cells in the human body are not human. There are rich microbial communities (i.e., microbiota) in our digestive tracts, our respiratory tracts, and on our skin.
  Examining Histoplasmosis in household and community environments at the human-animal interface
  Dr C Scantlebury, Prof A J McCarthy, Dr G Pinchbeck, Dr D Wooton
Applications accepted all year round

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Little is known about the current prevalence or transmission of Histoplasmosis despite its persistence in Sub-Saharan Africa, representing a public health blind spot (Oladele et al., 2018).
  Wearable Robotics for Healthcare
  Dr A Tzemanaki
Applications accepted all year round

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Type of award. PhD Research Studentship. Department. Mechanical Engineering. Scholarship. Minimum £14,777 - £15,009 p.a. Duration.
  Deciphering protective factors for intervertebral disc degeneration for mechanistic insights and intervention potentials
  Prof D Chan
Applications accepted all year round

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Intervertebral disc degeneration (IDD) can lead to a diversity of problems including low back pain and sciatica as two very painful symptomatic outcomes.
  The Genomics of Hereditary Prostate Cancer
  Prof R Bristow
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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This 4 year PhD studentship offered in Professor Rob Bristow’s research group is based at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, Manchester Cancer Research Centre, Oglesby Cancer Research Building, Manchester.
  Why do aged melanoma patients respond better to IT?
  Dr A Viros
Application Deadline: 3 January 2020

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This 4 year PhD studentship offered in Dr Amaya Virós’s research group is based at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, Alderley Park, Cheshire.
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP studentship: Understanding the role of coinfection in disease and infection control
  Dr J Lello, Dr T Connor
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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Coinfection, where two or more parasite species infect a host at the same time, is the norm in most human populations, particularly in developing countries.
  Computational metagenomics in personalized medicine: Defining high resolution microbial genotypes (HILDEBRANDQ20DTP2)
  Dr F Hildebrand
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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We are looking for a highly motivated and bioinformatically minded student, to investigate bacterial communities through metagenomics and population genetics.
  Point-of-care diagnosis of opportunistic fungal infections using innovative molecular biosensors.
  Dr J Tovar
Applications accepted all year round

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Human fungal infections have emerged as one of the most pressing global health problems in recent years.
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