We are looking for a PhD-student in the area of MATHEMATICAL BIOLOGY OF CELLS AND TISSUES. We are looking for candidates with a strong background in (Applied) Mathematics coming from disciplines such as mathematics, physics or engineering.
Spinal problems affect over 80% of the population, the majority of which are aged, representing a major and growing social and an economic burden on health services world-wide, currently costing more than 200 billion USD a year.
At any given age men are more likely to die than women, but women have poorer health at older ages. This is referred to as the “male-female, health-survival paradox” – women live longer but suffer more.