Institute/School Scholarships

Scholarships available within the Faculty of Medicine and Health:

School of Psychology

In the name of safety: Identifying, understanding and stopping low value safety practices - Professor Rebecca Lawton, Professor Mark Conner - Application closing date Friday 26 October 2018

Leeds Institute of Cancer and Pathology

Establishment of a 3-Dimensional Perfused System to Investigate Mechanisms of Blood Vessel Lumen Morphogenesis: Role of Cilia and Cytoskeletal Regulators in Flow Sensing - Dr Georgia Mavria, Professor Colin Johnson - Application closing date Friday 7 September 2018

School of Dentistry

The short and long term effects of nitrous oxide/oxygen inhalation sedation as compared with GA on children's future level of dental anxiety and acceptance of dental treatment - Dr Jinous Tahmassebi, Dr Richard Balmer, Dr Theresa Munyombwe - Application closing date Friday 28 September 2018

Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine:

Development of a T-cell subset phenotyping, ready-to-use, flow cytometry kit for patients with rheumatoid arthritis - Dr Frederique Ponchel, Professor Paul Emery

Characterisation of a pre-osteoblast subset of human mesenchymal stem cells: implications for novel osteoarthritis and osteoporosis treatment development - Dr Elena Jones, Professor Dennis McGonagle - Applications accepted all year round

11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1: a novel target to improve wound healing in diabetes - Dr Ana Tiganescu - Applications accepted all year round

Pre-receptor regulation of glucocorticoid target genes in human skin - Dr Ana Tiganescu, Professor Ann Morgan - Applications accepted all year round

Leeds Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences:

Primary Immunodeficiencies: molecular genetics and the underlying biological mechanisms of disease - Dr Rashida Anwar, Dr Sinisa Savic - Applications accepted all year round

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