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

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

The role of circadian genomics in epilepsy and pharmaco-resistance