A Hundred Happy Birthdays: Music and Ageing at Green Man Festival – Jessica Foley

Jessica Foley, BioMed1 student in cohort 5, has written a fantastic blog on her experience at Green Man this year. Below is an excerpt, and you can read the whole post on Bristol’s Doctoral College Blog. “My PhD work focuses…

Combating Cancer with Data Science: Deep Learning of Histological Images for the Detection of Lymph Node Metastases

Project Code MRCIIAR24Ca Farnell Research Theme Infection, Immunity, Antimicrobial Resistance and Repair Project Summary Download Summary Lymph nodes are a common site for the spread of cancer. The student will learn state-of-the-art techniques in Data Science involving Deep Learning to…

Genetic predisposition to accelerated ageing: targeting telomeres using sex hormone supplementation in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Project Code MRCPHS24Ex Scotton Research Theme Population Health Sciences Full Project Description Please download the below document for a full project description and to see the full supervisory team. Summary Lung fibrosis is a devastating disease which causes 1% of…

Understanding and addressing inequalities in the cancer diagnostic pathway for people with anxiety and/or depression

Project Code MRCPHS24Ex Price Research Theme Population Health Sciences Full Project Description Please download the below document for a full project description and to see the full supervisory team. Summary This multi-disciplinary PhD builds on Exeter and Cardiff research aiming…

Using modelling approaches to reduce inequality in physical activity interventions

Project Code MRCPHS24Ex Kelson Research Theme Population Health Sciences Full Project Description Please download the below document for a full project description and to see the full supervisory team. Summary Physical activity promotes health & wellbeing. Policy makers seek interventions…

Investigating the penetrance of cancer susceptibility genes in a population cohort and the influences of family history and rare and common genetic modifiers

Project Code MRCPHS24Ex Jackson Research Theme Population Health Sciences Full Project Description Please download the below document for a full project description and to see the full supervisory team. Summary Offering genetic testing only to those with a family history…

Integrative analysis of whole genomes and transcriptomes from multiple cell types in rare disease patients

Project Code MRCPHS24Ex Frontini Research Theme Population Health Sciences Full Project Description Please download the below document for a full project description and to see the full supervisory team. Summary The use of Whole-Genome Sequencing increased the diagnostic yield for…

Understanding how ethnic differences may influence diabetes diagnosis and control in pregnancy

Project Code MRCPHS24Ex Freathy Research Theme Population Health Sciences Full Project Description Please download the below document for a full project description and to see the full supervisory team. Summary When diabetes occurs in pregnancy, monitoring of maternal glucose is…