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Kennedy Trust Prize Studentships

Projects

Projects

Below is a list of projects offered for studentships commencing in October 2018.

 

PROJECTS SUPERVISORS THEMES

Investigating the pathogenesis of inflammatory arthritis with computational and single-cell genomics

(Ref. Number #201801) 

Stephen Sansom

Paul Bowness

Bioinformatics, Statistics and Computational Biology; Genes, Genetics, Epigenetics and Genomics; Immunology; Musculoskeletal Science; Translational Medicine and Medical Technology

Investigating the spatio-temporal dynamics of actin filaments during T-cell activation

(Ref. Number #201802) 

Marco Fritzsche

Michael Dustin

Translational Medicine and Medical Technology, Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology.

Is Ankylosing Spondylitis caused by aberrant immunity to intestinal flora?

(Ref. Number #201803) 

Paul Bowness

Fiona Powrie

Immunology, Musculoskeletal Science

New pattern-recognition receptor signalling modalities in vascular inflammation

(Ref. Number #201804) 

Claudia Monaco

Immunology; Cardiovascular Disease; Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology

Novel mediators of inflammatory bowel disease 

(Ref. Number #201805) 

Irina Udalova

Fiona Powrie

Immunology; Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology; Genes, Genetics, Epigenetics and Genomics

Promoting cardiac regeneration by targeting endogenous stem cells

(Ref. Number #201806) 

Jagdeep Nanchahal

Translational Medicine and Medical Technology, Cardiovascular Sciences, Developmental Biology and Stem Cells, Molecular Cell and Systems Biology

Stromal – neuronal – immune cell niches as regulators of immune mediated inflammatory disease

(Ref. Number #201807) 

Mark Coles

Christopher Buckley

Stromal Immunology, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Neural – Immune cell Interactions, Tissue Inflammation

The regulation of lymphocyte function by tryptophan catabolites

(Ref. Number #201808) 

Richard Williams

Immunology, Musculoskeletal Science, Cancer, Translational Medicine and Medical Technology

Translating autophagy proteins: a novel aging pathway

(Ref. Number #201809) 

Katja Simon

Immunology, Ageing, Developmental Biology and Stem Cells, Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology

Understand the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease using single-cell data

(Ref. Number #201810) 

Luke Jostins

 

The molecular function of retinoic acid in human hand osteoarthritis

(Ref. Number #201811) 

Tonia Vincent

Genes, Genetics, Epigenetics and Genomics; Musculoskeletal Science; Translational Medicine and Medical Technology; Ageing, Geratology and Degenerative Disease

Genome editing of stem cells for cartilage repair and regeneration

(Ref. Number #201812) 

Chris Murphy

Genes, Genetics, Epigenetics and Genomics; Developmental Biology and Stem Cells; Ageing; Regenerative Medicine; Musculoskeletal Science; Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology; Translational Medicine and Medical Technology

Investigating the CD8 T cell subsets responding to cancer immunotherapy

(Ref. Number #201813) 

 

Audrey Gérard

Kim Midwood

Tumour Immunology; Adaptive Immunity

Investigating the genetic risk of post-traumatic osteoarthritis 

(Ref. Number #201814) 

Fiona Watt

Luke Jostins

Tonia Vincent

Translational Medicine; Tissue Remodelling and Regeneration