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  Quantitative Risk Assessment for Food Safety (allergens, microbial pathogens or chemical contaminants)
  Prof N Strachan, Dr F Perez-Reche
Applications accepted all year round

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This project will use computational methods to assess risks. An expectation of the society we live in is that the food that we eat is safe.
  Dynamic prediction modelling in Parkinson’s disease
  Dr D McLernon, Dr A Macleod
Applications accepted all year round

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1. Background to the project. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive, disabling, neurodegenerative disorder which is common in the elderly.
  Defining novel regulators of cancer cell invasion
  Prof M Parsons, Prof J Marshall
Application Deadline: 29 November 2019

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The cytoskeleton of cells is known to be essential to the behaviour of cancer cells and their ability to invade throughout the body.
  Modelling the impact of interventions in atrial fibrillation, the commonest cardiac rhythm disorder and a global healthcare problem
  Dr G Czanner, Dr I Olier, Prof P Lisboa, Prof G Lip
Applications accepted all year round

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Project description. It is known that the risk of developing CVD is increasing in the UK along with the rest of the World. It is believed that the culprits are lifestyle and environmental factors.
  Statistical and machine learning methods for risk prediction of cardiovascular diseases from complex longitudinal data
  Dr G Czanner, Dr I Olier, Prof P Lisboa, Prof G Lip
Applications accepted all year round

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Project description. Risk prediction models are used in clinical decision making and are used to help patients make an informed choice about their treatment.
  Evidence synthesis in health impact models for interventions to prevent chronic diseases
  Dr C Jackson, Dr A Presanis, Dr D DeAngelis
Application Deadline: 7 January 2020

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Many public health interventions are designed to reduce the risk of more than one disease, for example, interventions related to physical activity or diet, or general health checks.
  (BBSRC DTP) Exploring the developing microbiome in new-born babies
  Dr S Cruickshank, Prof A McBain, Dr C Knight
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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The gut microbiome contains a large diverse community of microorganisms with our bacteria being best understood. These bacteria play crucial roles for our health such as aiding in the digestion of food, production of key vitamins and metabolites and programming out immune system.
  (MRC DTP) Understanding the mechanisms responsible for aberrant atrial calcium handling in heart failure
  Dr K Dibb, Prof A Trafford, Dr C Pinali
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, expected to affect ~18 million Europeans by 2060. AF often occurs in patients with heart failure (HF), increasing their risk of death by ~2 fold.
  Breast Cancer Omics and Modelling
  Dr C Francavilla, Prof R Breitling
Applications accepted all year round

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Background and goals. Breast cancer is the major cause of death among women and 90% of deaths are caused by incurable metastasis.
  GW4 BioMed MRC DTP PhD studentship: Cannabis, Tobacco and Psychiatric Disease: Isolating their Relationship by Comparing Data from Countries that Smoke Cannabis with and without Tobacco
  Dr G Taylor
Application Deadline: 25 November 2019

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This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the ‘GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership’ which is offering up to 18 studentships for entry in September 2020.
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