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Defining the clinical and immunogenetic profile in antibody-associated demyelination

Masters or PhD opportunity ideally suited for a medical or neurology trainee or fellow with a commitment to building expertise in clinical and translational neuroimmunology. more...

Supervisor(s): Ramanathan, Sudarshini (Dr), Brilot-Turville, Fabienne (Dr), Dale, Russell (Professor)

The influence of seminal plasma on sperm function and fertility

An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar in the area of reproductive biology. The project will investigate the factors in seminal plasma that influence male fertil more...

Supervisor(s): De Graaf, Simon (Associate Professor)

Molecular insights into a novel mammalian oxygen-sensing pathway

Oxygen (O2) is a vital biological resource most prominently known for its role as the final electron acceptor in aerobic respiration and, as such, adequate molecular mechanisms are more...

Supervisor(s): White, Mark (Dr), Mackay, Joel (Professor)

Control of complement cascade by labile disulphide bonds

The complement system is a key component of innate immunity that offers sophisticated protection against threats to the host organism. Complement is also an important component of t more...

Supervisor(s): Chiu, Joyce (Dr)

Vascular dysfunction in mycobacterial pathogenesis

This project will investigate the importance of vascular remodelling and leakage in fuelling tuberculosis infection more...

Supervisor(s): Oehlers, Stefan (Dr), Britton, Warwick J (Professor)

Imaging atherogenesis in a zebrafish model

This project will characterise immune cell dynamics during atherogenesis by live imaging, and investigate the importance of vascular remodelling and leakage in fuelling atheroma pat more...

Supervisor(s): Oehlers, Stefan (Dr), Britton, Warwick J (Professor)

Control of immune cell activity via a redox switch in integrin

Our immune system protects us from invasion of pathogens and toxic materials. Immune cells such as monocytes and neutrophils circulate in the blood to monitor foreign materials and more...

Supervisor(s): Chiu, Joyce (Dr)

Computational approaches to elucidate Multiple Sclerosis and Contact Dermatitis pathogenesis, and its treatment through ultraviolet light exposure

Allergies and autoimmunity are complex immune system aberrations. Both involve multiple immune cell populations coordinating across several organs of the body. The growing prevalenc more...

Supervisor(s): Read, Mark (Dr)

Pain Phenotype Characterisation in Preclinical Models of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common chronic joint disease, affecting 15% of the population and causing a significant socioeconomic burden. It is a debilitating condition characte more...

Supervisor(s): Zaki, Sanaa (Dr)

Maternal autoimmunity increases risk of neurodevelopmental problems in offspring.

Maternal autoimmunity is a recognised risk factor for autism and other neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders in the offspring. It is well established in humans and animal mod more...

Supervisor(s): Dale, Russell (Professor), Hofer, Markus (Dr)