Biomedical Science PhD project opportunities

Find out more about self-funded PhD projects in areas of biomedical science.

We already have supervisors active and engaged in the research topic in our School of Life Sciences.

Cancer cell biology

An intelligent scheme to identify novel drug targets through analysing the DNA repairome in drug resistant cancer?

Transglutaminase 2 (TG2) as a novel cancer biomarker and target for chemotherapy

Cardiovascular

Development of novel macrophage high-throughput cell-based phenotypic assay for drug screening

Investigating the potential of novel mimetic molecules (Toll-like receptor 4 antagonists) to modulate the microphage polarisation

Novel regulation of platelet-endothelial crosstalk in settings of vascular disease

Regulation of mineralisation in atherosclerotic lesions

Regulation of the tissue degradation in osteoarthritis

Understanding how p18/LAMTOR1 maintains the pulmonary endothelium – a potential therapeutic target for chronic respiratory diseases

Understanding how the bitter taste receptor, T2R38, regulates the intestinal epithelium - a study from microbiota to the intestinal epithelium

Microbiology

Whole genome sequencing to investigate the mechanisms of fluoroquinolone-resistance in field isolates of Salmonella spp.: a nationwide study of recreational areas