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Veterinary Medicine PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

We have 26 Veterinary Medicine PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  Evaluation of natural plant based botanicals as alternative to therapeutic antibiotics
  Dr C Situ
Applications accepted all year round
It has become widely recognised that antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the biggest health threats that mankind faces encompassing huge health and economic burdens on governments and societies in every region of the globe.
  Mucosal Vaccines - using Bacillus subtilis spores to develop vaccines and adjuvants against disease
  Prof S Cutting
Applications accepted all year round
Heat stable bacterial spores are being used as novel mucosal vaccines. Spores of Bacillus subtilis have been used successfully as both vaccines and adjuvants against a number of diseases.
  Identification of genomic biomarkers associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) in cats
  Dr A Psifidi, Prof V Luis Fuentes
Application Deadline: 11 January 2019
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), the most common cardiac disease in humans and cats, occurs spontaneously in 15% of domestic cats and may cause heart failure, cardioembolic complication or death.
  A pilot study of oral immunotherapy as a treatment to desensitise horses with insect bite hypersensitivity to Culicoides spp
  Dr AD Wilson
Applications accepted all year round
The project. Equine Insect Bite Hypersensitivity (IBH) is a Type I IgE-mediated allergy of horses to salivary proteins of Culicoides spp.
  Are ticks a potential vector for Borna disease virus?
  Prof S Tasker
Applications accepted all year round
Background. Borna disease virus (BDV) has a broad host range including cats and dogs. In cats BDV causes a non-suppurative. meningoencephalomyelitis called “staggering disease”.
  Links between animal behaviour, health and welfare
  Dr SDE Held
Applications accepted all year round
An animal’s behaviour both causes and reflects changes in its health and welfare. The biological processes underlying these relationships are increasingly well understood in humans.
  Developing alternatives to antibiotics in UK pig production – the efficacy and mechanism of action of marine sulphated polysaccharides
  Dr G Pearce, Dr M Holmes
Application Deadline: 28 February 2019
Project Background. The use of antibiotics has played a major role in improving the health status, welfare and productivity of pig production over the last 50 years.
  Pathophysiology of red cell membrane permeability
  Dr J Gibson
Applications accepted all year round
Our project investigates how red cell membrane permeability is altered in pathophysiological states.
  Using canine models of obesity to discover the mechanisms by which genes influence obesity.
  Dr E Raffan, Dr D Sargan
Applications accepted all year round
We are interested in discovering the mechanisms by which genes influence obesity. The dog is an excellent model organism for human comparative analyses.
  Managing antimicrobial resistance as a diffuse environmental pollutant
  Dr L Boden, Prof D Moran
Application Deadline: 10 January 2019
Summary. This project will use environmental economic approaches to inform the rational management. of antibiotics in global agriculture.
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