Using genetics to understand mental health outcomes in children from a clinical birth cohort

Project Code

MRCPHS24Br Stergiakouli

Research Theme

Population Health Sciences

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This project will provide in-depth training in genetic epidemiology, childhood mental health, cohort studies, cleft. The student will have the opportunity to develop into one of few experts globally with understanding across these areas. In this PhD you will investigate the genetic and non-genetic causes of neurodevelopmental and mental health outcomes in children born with one of the most common birth defects, cleft of the lip and/or palate.

Lead Supervisor

Dr Evie Stergiakouli

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