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Medicine

The School of Medicine offers research degrees in the medical disciplines such as cancer, immunology, infection, immunity, neurosciences, mental health and population medicine.

PhD, MPhil, MD Full-time, Part-time Programme

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

You will study and work in a self-contained multi-disciplinary School, with great opportunities for collaboration with strongly related departments in all of the biomedical sciences in the same faculty, the College of Biomedical and Life Sciences, or with the University’s Schools of Chemistry or Engineering.

PhD, MPhil, MD Full-time, Part-time Programme

Pharmacology and Physiology

Pharmacology and Physiology is a research area within which you can focus your studies as part of our suite of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences research programmes (MPhil, MD, PhD).

PhD, MPhil, MD Full-time, Part-time Area

Studying human neuropsychiatric disease in DLG2 deficient human neurons

This PhD project in Medicine tries to understand DLG2’s role during neural development and in mature neurons using variety of techniques.

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PhD in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences: Discovery of novel cancer immunotherapeutic agents

This PhD project will pursue the design, synthesis and biological evaluation of small synthetic molecules that manipulate the immune system to eliminate cancer cells.

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Stem cell transplant efficacy in Parkinson’s disease

This project focuses on developing the in vivo rodent models used for transplantation to determine whether additional factors could influence the development and/or function of the graft. 

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Synthesis of Microcarriers for Focal Drug Delivery to the Brain

The aim of this project is to produce an injectable biohybrid scaffold capable of releasing a range of potential therapeutics in a sustained manner over a period of weeks or months.

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Discovering zinc signalling mechanisms to prevent breast cancer progression

This project aims to substantiate a model for integrated zinc signalling in cells, confirming the exact role of different zinc transporters and relating the findings to the fundamental biological effects of cellular zinc.

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Understanding how age and gender influence the development of Alzheimer’s disease

This project seeks to understand the inter-relationship between age and gender and the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

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