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Biomedical Engineering PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  New calcium phosphate bone cements for potential biomaterial applications; bone repair and/or scaffold fabrication
  Prof I Gibson, Prof J M S Skakle
Applications accepted all year round

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Calcium phosphates bone cements are widely used for bone-replacement materials due to their chemical similarity to natural bone but also their ability to set and harden in situ and their ability to be injected as a paste.
  Fluid flows above and within porous materials
  Prof D Pokrajac, Dr D Van der A
Applications accepted all year round

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Fluid mechanics problems often involve fluid flows over porous materials. Examples of practical applications include flow through atmospheric and aquatic vegetation, coastal structures, and movement of biological fluids through various tissues.
  A 3D in vitro model of wound healing incorporating skin, nerves and immune cells
  Dr A M Rajnicek, Dr H M Wilson
Applications accepted all year round

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Diabetes, paralysis, being bed ridden and other conditions can result in chronic wounds that fail to heal, with significant personal consequences for patients and an annual cost of £4.5-5.1 billion annually (Guest et al., 2015) to the National Health Service.
  Development of ex vivo tissue culture models for developing next-generation biomaterial scaffolds for acellular regenerative medicine.
  Prof I Gibson, Prof N Vargesson
Applications accepted all year round

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Bone repair and regeneration can be influenced by various guidance cues, including pharmacological cues, hypoxia environment and chemical cues released from scaffolds [1-3].
  Regulation of the tissue degradation in osteoarthritis
  Research Group: Biomedical Research Group
  Dr J Bird, Dr P Coussons, Dr F Savage
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Biomedical Research Group. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/biomedical.
  Regulation of trans-intestinal cholesterol efflux by pattern-recognition receptor signalling in enterocytes
  Research Group: Biomedical Research Group
  Dr C Erridge, Dr J Bird
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Biomedical Research Group. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/biomedical.
  Conservative surgical treatment for osteoarthritis - a computational study
  Research Group: Medical Engineering Research Group
  Dr R Hillstrom
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Medical Engineering Research Group - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/medical-engineering.
  Personalised digital health
  Dr M Chli
Applications accepted all year round

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In collaboration with RowAnalytics Ltd, this project will build an, IoT enabled, intelligent patient monitoring and response system, where complex edge analytics and disease knowledge models are combined with a patient’s health data to provide fully personalized real-time advice.
  PhD Studentship - Catalytic biomass pre-treatment and catalytic upgrading of biorefinery streams via combination of ionic liquids with commercial and novel solid catalysts
  Dr M Granollers Mesa, Dr P Blanco-Sanchez
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship funded by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute at Aston University.
  PhD Studentship - Upgrading lignocellulose waste biomass using thermochemical and biological conversion routes
  Dr P Blanco-Sanchez, Dr A Fernandez-Castane
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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Applications are invited for a three year Postgraduate studentship funded by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to be undertaken within the European Bioenergy Research Institute at Aston University.
  Budding yeast as a model for sudden cardiac death
  Dr T Hoefken
Applications accepted all year round

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Sudden unexpected cardiac death is responsible for about half of all heart disease deaths. It is an unexpected death caused by a change in heart rhythm.
  Egr2 and 3 mediated T cell tolerance in cancer and their impact in immune checkpoint therapy
  Dr S Li
Applications accepted all year round

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Tumour infiltrated lymphocytes (TILs) contain tumour reactive T cells and have been used as adoptive cell transfer therapy in patients which can mediate cancer regression.
  Inhibiting cell metabolism to enhance tumour cell death
  Dr C Bubici, Dr S Papa
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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As you read this, millions of your cells from your body are dying. Do not panic – this is not bad news. Most of them are either superfluous or potentially harmful, so you are better off without them.
  Nanoparticles in drug delivery
  Dr G Stenbeck, Dr U Kishore
Applications accepted all year round

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Nanoparticles (NPs) are materials with overall dimensions in the nano scale range (5nm-100nm). Due to their unique physicochemical properties, they have found a wide range of applications and are currently explored as drug and gene delivery vehicles.
  Seeking critical branch points in bacterial evolution with comparative genomics
  Prof N Saunders, Mr A Khan
Applications accepted all year round

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This is a bioinformatics and comparative genomics-focussed project, seeking to identify the basis of speciation and sub-speciation of bacterial species accounting for the development of individual and independent lineages.
  Telomere length elongation following treatment with chemotherapeutic drugs. Aim: To investigate the mechanisms which leads to telomere length elongation after treatment with tricostatin A and azacytidine.
  Dr T Roberts
Applications accepted all year round

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Telomeres are specialised structures, which are present at the ends of chromosomes and serve to protect the chromosome from degradation during cell division.
  Geometric deep learning
  Dr A Miron
Applications accepted all year round

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Deep learning has had tremendous success in a variety of applications. Nevertheless, many data don’t follow a euclidean underlying structure.
  Microwave assisted local heating for biomedical applications
  Dr N Nilavalan, Prof W Balachandran
Applications accepted all year round

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Many biomedical applications require DNA amplifications and isothermal amplification is a technique used to address these requirements.
  PhD Studentship: “A smart catheter for endovascular applications”
  Dr X Du
Application Deadline: 23 September 2019

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Applications are invited for a full time PhD studentship co-funded by the EPSRC and an industry partner. The studentship is for a period of 3 years (36 months) starting 1st January 2020 or at a mutually agreed time after that.
  The Development of an Artificial Heart
  Prof A Khir
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Heart failure is defined as the inability of the heart to pump and circulate blood around the body to provide nutrients to the various organs.
  Markers of Expertise in Sport and Physical Activity: Triangulated Approaches
  Dr D Broadbent, Dr D Bishop, Dr A Cocks, Dr A Nowicky
Applications accepted all year round

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The aim of this project is to adopt a mixed methods approach to determine the various factors – innate, learnt, and environmental – that ultimately contribute to skill acquisition and/or expertise within a specified domain.
  Understanding disease mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease
  Dr X Shu, Dr G Hunter
Applications accepted all year round

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Project reference number. SHLS19028. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia and is a growing global health concern in the world.
  PhD studentship – Image Analysis in Ultrasound Imaging
  Dr V Sboros
Application Deadline: 11 February 2020

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  Ultrafast lasers for surgical applications
  Dr J D Shephard
Applications accepted all year round

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New technologies aimed at enabling the practical use ultrafast picosecond/femtosecond lasers in modern surgical procedures will be investigated.
  Functional imaging of liver using contrast enhanced ultrasound
  Dr M Tang, Dr K Christensen, Dr Y Luan
Applications accepted all year round

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This project is part of the joint King's College London - Imperial College London EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Smart Medical Imaging.
  Monitoring blood glucose levels with imaging photoplethysmography
  Dr J Alastruey, Dr P Lamata, Dr J Dennis, Dr M Nilchian
Applications accepted all year round

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This project is part of the joint King's College London - Imperial College London EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Smart Medical Imaging.
  Biomechanics of orthotic treatment for hand pathology
  Dr A Kedgley
Application Deadline: 1 October 2019

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Applications are invited for a 4-year PhD studentship in the biomechanics of orthotic treatment for hand pathology, within the group headed by Dr Angela Kedgley (http://www.kedgley.org), to be carried out within the Department of Bioengineering at Imperial College London.
  Developing Wearable Devices for Continuous Monitoring of Metabolites in the Body
  Dr A Yetisen
Applications accepted all year round

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Job Title. PhD Studentship in Wearable Biosensors. Department. Chemical Engineering. Salary. £16,553 tax-free bursary per annum for up to 3.5 years, plus tuition fees at the UK/EU or overseas rate for 3 years.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioDesign Engineering

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The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioDesign Engineering aims to train the next generation of leaders at the interface of biology, engineering and data science.
  PhD in Applied Mathematics: Stochastic Cell Dynamics
  Dr P Thomas
Application Deadline: 31 October 2019

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We have an exciting opportunity for a well-funded PhD student working at the interface of mathematics and quantitative biology. You will develop mathematical methods to analyse agent-based models of cell populations.
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