Institute/School Scholarships

Scholarships available within the Faculty of Medicine and Health:

Leeds Institute of Medical Education

Technology Extended Learning to Enhance Communication skills in Medical Students (TELECOMS Project) - Dr Jonathan Darling, Dr Vania Dimitrova, Dr Trudie Roberts - Application closing date Friday 15 September 2017

Leeds Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences:

Using massively-paralleled sequencing to find the cause of inherited conditions that affect the front of the eye - Dr Manir Ali, Professor Chris Inglehearn - Applications accepted all year round

Identification and functional characterisation of BRIT1/MCPH1 synthetic lethal genes to treat breast and ovarian cancer - Dr Sandra Bell, Professor Colin Johnson - Applications accepted all year round

Pre-clinical testing of new therapeutic treatments for cystic kidney disease - Dr Sandra Bell, Professor Colin Johnson - Applications accepted all year round

How human teeth form and how that process fails in the inherited condition amelogenesis imperfect - Professor Chris Inglehearn - Applications accepted all year round

Genome and transcriptome sequencing and functional analysis to find new mutation types in patients with inherited blindness - Professor Chris Inglehearn - Applications accepted all year round

Leeds Institute of Cancer and Pathology:

Understanding how cytosolic kinases regulate T-cell receptor signalling using multi-scale simulations - Dr Antreas Kalli, Professor Graham Cook - Application accepted all year round

Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine:

Quantification of novel MR imaging biomarkers using machine learning for prognosis in Diabetic Kidney Disease - Kanishka Sharma, Dr Steven Sourbron - Application closing date Friday 29 September 2017

Professor Chris Peers, Dr Jason Scragg - Controlling vascular diseases via heme oxygenase-1 modulation of T-type Ca2+ channels - Applications accepted all year round.

Professor Chris Peers, Dr John Boyle - Hydrogen sulfide modulation of the K+ channel Kv2.1: A new signalling pathway to target in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease - Applications accepted all year round.

Professor Chris Peers, Dr Jason Scragg - Regulation of cardiac ion channels by carbon monoxide - Applications accepted all year round.

Professor Chris Peers, Dr Jason Scragg - Regulation of colorectal cancer tumour growth by T-type Ca2+ channels and heme oxygenase-1 - Applications accepted all year round.