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  Development of a novel 3D gut-microbiota model for the assessment of absorption and metabolism of health supplements and therapeutic drugs
  Dr P Ragazzon
Application Deadline: 10 December 2019

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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.
  Are older military veterans at increased risk of developing mild cognitive impairment and dementia compared with those who never served?
  Prof N Greenberg, Prof D Aarsland
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Military personnel may be exposed to traumatic events in the line of duty and as a result some of them may develop mental health difficulties.
  Can alterations in learning and decision-making predict outcomes in people with mental illness?
  Dr K Diederen, Dr T Spencer
Application Deadline: 12 July 2019

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Effective learning and decision-making are crucial for adaptive behaviour. Alterations in these processes are central to major psychiatric illnesses including schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and depression.
  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.
  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.
  Pragmatic, positive and innovative approaches to tackle doping in amateur-, fitness- and sport to elite competitive sport
  Prof A Petroczi
Applications accepted all year round

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The recent scandals in sport (e.g., the Lance Armstrong case, systematic doping in Russia, cover ups in IAAF) have questioned the legitimacy of the current anti-doping approach - and drawn attention to the multiple issues that warrant attention.
  Real Time Intelligent Systems for Supporting People Living with and Beyond Cancer
  Dr S Nabhani-Gebara, Dr R Kayyali
Applications accepted all year round

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People living with and beyond cancer (PLWBC) face many challenges, including failure of communications with their clinical team and sub optimal support for early detection of symptoms and adverse events that can have a detrimental effect on their ongoing care1.
  Role of telomere attrition in pancreatic beta cell dysfunction
  Dr J Buxton, Dr N Hill
Applications accepted all year round

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Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a complex condition caused by a myriad of interacting genetic and lifestyle factors. The risk of developing T2D is also strongly influenced by increasing age.
  Study of the osmopressor response in human volunteers with and without hypertension
  Dr M Carew, Dr H Moir
Applications accepted all year round

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The osmopressor response refers to the increase in blood pressure and associated change in heart rate that occurs in some people after ingestion of water (1).
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