Current research within the Institute of Medical Sciences includes Bone & Musculoskeletal, Cancer Medicine, Cell & Developmental Biology, Immunology, Imaging, Microbiology, Neurobiology, Physiology & Pharmacology, Systems Biology, Translational Medicine, and Cardiovascular research.
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We welcome applications from self-funded students for the projects listed below. Click on the project titles to find out more details about each PhD project.
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Developing New Drug Targets to Treat Human Aortic Valve Disease (Professor Graeme Nixon, Dr Heather Wilson & Dr Fiona Murray)
Investigating the Role of Polypharmacy in Brain Ageing, and Cognitive, Physical and Emotional Impairment in Three Well Characterised Cohort Studies in Aberdeen (Professor Alison Murray, Professor Phyo Myint & Dr Chris McNeil)
The Role of Macrophage PTP1B in Susceptibility to Fungal Infection (Dr Heather Wilson, Professor Gordon Brown, Professor Mirela Delibegovic & Dr Subhankar Mukhopadhyay)
Understanding Mechanisms of Obesity Using a New Model System (Professor Graeme Nixon, Professor Mirela Delibegovic & Dr Justin Rochford)