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Diet and Cardiovascular Disease

Multiple projects are available targetting diet and cardiovascular disease, with some of these projects focusing on sex differences between diet and prevention. The opporunity inclu more...

Supervisor(s): Zaman, Sarah (Associate Professor)

Cardiovascular diseases in old and frail people

We welcome PhD and Master Students to contribute to some of our ongoing projects or to develop their own proposals, within the theme of geriatric cardiology and cardiovascular pharm more...

Supervisor(s): Nguyen, Tu (Dr)

Cardiac imaging in heart disease

We currently have a number of projects related to developing and using cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques in order to better diagnose and treat heart disease more...

Supervisor(s): Ugander, Martin (Professor)

Women’s Heart Disease

Multiple projects are available targetting all areas of women’s heart disease and heart health including female-predominant conditions such as spontaneous coronary artery diss more...

Supervisor(s): Zaman, Sarah (Associate Professor)

Plasma surface modification for applications in microfluidic diagnostic systems and implantable cardiovascular devices

You will develop novel hemocompatible, bioactive surfaces in microfluidic models for cardiovascular applications. The project is part of an existing collaboration between medic more...

Supervisor(s): Bilek, Marcela (Professor)

Genetics of Healthy Ageing

By exploiting the vast genetic landscape of an outbred mouse population we aim to explore the molecular cause of a range of diseases that limit healthy ageing in humans. This includ more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)

Molecular Mechanism of Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance is a major physiological problem that is associated with an inability of insulin to regulate glucose and lipid metabolism. We now know that metabolism is central more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)

Digital health for the prevention and management of chronic conditions

We welcome PhD and Masters students to contribute to some of our ongoing projects or to develop their own proposals, within the theme of digital health for the prevention and manage more...

Supervisor(s): Laranjo, Liliana (Dr)

Structure-based drug design with Kynurenine Aminotransferase-2

Human kynurenine amino transferase-2 (KAT-2) forms the basis of a structure-based drug design study with implications for schizophrenia and gender differences.  The various asp more...

Supervisor(s): Church, W Bret (Dr)

Brain Cancer and Hypoxia

Aggressive brain tumours, including adult glioblastomas and pediatric DIPGs, are difficult to treat. Survival rates have improved very little over the last 30 years indicating a nee more...

Supervisor(s): Cook, Kristina (Dr)