About This Course
The School of Medical Sciences is always interested to hear from prospective research students.
Medical or clinical related topics include, but is not limited to, the following:
- Behavioral neurology
- Effects of antipsychotic medication on neutrophil morphology and oxidative stress
- History of Medicine
- Parkinson’s disease
- Evidence based healthcare
- Translation of research evidence to practice
- Clinical research into the assessment and development of new anti-cancer drugs
- Assessment of the effects of chemotherapy
- Intensive care medicine
- Chronic disease patient care
- The genetics and molecular aeteology of cancer development / oncogenesis
- Molecular mechanisms of disease related DNA repair pathways
- The molecular basis of the cell division cycle (using human cells and model systems)
- The molecular basis of cancer drug resistance
- Molecular mechanisms of chromosomal translocations Molecular regulation of telomere biology
- The role of human germ line genes in cancer development
- The identification of new cancer-specific drug targets
- The development of patient stratification strategies
- Human stem cell biology
- Human cancer stem cell biology
- The molecular basis for human gut homeostasis
- Molecular cancer immunology
- Molecular autoimmunity
Please take a look at our list of academic staff within the School of Medical Sciences to identify a member of staff with similar research areas, you can contact them directly with an outline of your research proposal (including actual or prospective funding) to enquire whether they would be interested in supervising your research. The director of research studies is Dr Chris Staples.
Please note that topic areas and available staff may vary due to workloads and research commitments.
Undergraduate degree or relevant work experience in the area of research topic will be considered.
Please contact the School to speak to a member of staff before applying.