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  Transcutaneous auricular vagus nerve stimulation for fatigue self-management in multiple sclerosis
  Mr T Chee-Wee
Applications accepted all year round

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Ref. SHLS20027 Tan. Fatigue is one of the most common and persistent complaints from persons with multiple sclerosis (pwMS). Increasing physical activity is encouraged as a self-management strategy.
  Up to 10 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics

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Up to 10 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics, commencing in October 2019.
  Development of a novel 3D gut-microbiota model for the assessment of absorption and metabolism of health supplements and therapeutic drugs
  Dr P Ragazzon
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The gut epithelium is a complex setting of intestinal cells and epithelial cells filled with transporters, enzymes and channels; these cells are then populated by bacteria (microbiota) that help with the metabolism of nutrients and transport into the blood stream.
  “Txt-netting” – using text messages to safety-net patients with low risk cancer symptoms in GP primary care
  Research Group: School of Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences
  Prof P Sasieni, Dr J Waller
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Applications are invited from graduates with a BSc (First or Upper Second) or MSc (Merit/Distinction), or equivalent, to work within the Cancer Prevention Group in the Comprehensive Cancer Centre at King’s College London.
  Using non-speculum sampling approaches to reduce inequalities in participation in cervical screening
  Research Group: School of Cancer & Pharmaceutical Sciences
  Dr J Waller, Dr A Lim
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Applications are invited from graduates with a BSc (First or Upper Second) or MSc (Merit/Distinction), or equivalent, to work within the Cancer Prevention Group in the Comprehensive Cancer Centre at King’s College London.
  Computational methods to explore the relationship between gut microbes, metabolites and human health
  Research Group: Twin Research & Genetic Epidemiology
  Dr C Menni, Assoc Prof A Valdes
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Start date. 1st January 2020. Metabolomics and the gut microbiome are intricately involved in susceptibility and potentially monitoring of metabolic diseases.
  Develop new methodology for the analysis and reporting of meta-analyses in the presence of Heterogeneity
  Prof P Sasieni, Dr J Waller
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Applications are invited from graduates with a BSc (First or Upper Second) or MSc (Merit/Distinction), or equivalent, to work within the Cancer Prevention Group in the Comprehensive Cancer Centre at King’s College London.
  Indicators of progress towards reducing cancer mortality through early diagnosis
  Prof P Sasieni, Dr J Waller
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited from graduates with a BSc (First or Upper Second) or MSc (Merit/Distinction), or equivalent, to work within the Cancer Prevention Group in the Comprehensive Cancer Centre at King’s College London.
  Beta cell regeneration for diabetes therapy
  Dr N Hill
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Stem cells hold great potential for the creation of artifical insulin-producing beta cells to treat diabetes. Matrix and matricellular components play a critical role in supporting the differentiation of stem cells into mature, functional beta cells.
  Bridging the gap between environment and health – exposure assessment of potentially harmful agents in soil
  Dr P Hooda
Applications accepted all year round

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Our current understanding of soil exposure in the UK population is extremely limited. The current risk assessment paradigm makes large assumptions based on very uncertain data to estimate direct exposures via soil ingestion or dust inhalation.
  Community pharmacists’ role and training in anti-doping: Extending the SAFE YOU project
  Mr P Crilly, Prof A Petroczi, Dr R Kayyali
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‘Doping’ describes the use of prohibited substances (e.g. anabolic androgenic steroids), or methods (e.g. manipulation of blood) by athletes to improve athletic performance.
  Exercise and nutritional status on metabolic factors, hormonal responses and inflammation in women
  Dr J Allgrove
Applications accepted all year round

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Obesity is a major risk factor for chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, adverse cardiovascular events and metabolic syndrome-related disorders.
  Localised muscular fatigue in male and female distance runners
  Dr N Swann
Applications accepted all year round

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The significance of gait imperfections can be easily contemplated in competitive athletic pursuits where optimised technique can increase chances of success…
  Oral delivery of insulin for diabetes therapy: Development and evaluation of insulin loaded polymer/lipid based carrier systems
  Dr A Vangala
Applications accepted all year round

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Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder that affects nearly 500 million people worldwide. Its hallmark feature, hyperglycaemia is caused due to insulin deficiency and/or resistance.
  Potential therapeutic effects of natural products in Human Papillomavirus (HPV) related cervical cancers
  Dr H Ashrafi
Applications accepted all year round

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Cervical cancer is one of the most common types of cancer affecting women worldwide. Infection caused by high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPVs), especially type 16 and 18 are implicated in the etiology of most cervical cancers.
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