Awarded Clinical Primers
Clinical primers are aimed at medical, veterinary and dental graduates. They are designed to give outstanding early career clinicians the chance to experience a world-class research environment for the first time.
Further information about the Clinical Primer scheme.
Clinical Primers awarded in 2021
Cellular & Molecular Medicine, 'Characterisation of the mucosal immune response to Group A Streptococcus through development of a novel saliva immunoassay'
Centre for Academic Child Health, Bristol Medical School (Population Health Sciences), 'The Development and Treatment of Mental Health Problems in Young People'
Musculoskeletal Research Unit, Bristol Medical School (Translational Health Sciences), 'The relationship between musculoskeletal hypermobility and scoliosis'
Clinical Primers awarded in 2020
Bristol Medical School (Translational Health Sciences), 'The effects of Sildenafil on the glomerular endothelium in ischaemic kidney injury'
Bristol Medical School (Translational Health Sciences), 'Identification of Novel Drug Targets for Osteoporosis through Characterisation of the Genetic Basis of High Bone Mass'
School of Psychological Science 'Does attachment style in childhood predict mental health difficulties in early adulthood?'
Clinical Primers awarded in 2019
Bristol Medical School, 'Defining Mode of Anaesthesia for Clinical Trials'.
Bristol Medical School, 'Best Interest Decisions in Primary Care'.
Bristol Medical School, 'Investigating Barriers to Living Donor Kidney Transplantation in the UK Chinese Population '.
School of Cellular & Molecular Medicine, 'Roles of Rho GTPase kinase targets in prostate cancer invasion'.
Clinical Primers awarded in 2018
Bristol Medical School, 'Characterisation of Thrombopoietin gene variants in patients with inherited platelet disorders'.
Bristol Medical School, 'Kidneys and cognition'.
Bristol Medical School, 'Biomaterials for Improved Cell Delivery in Spinal Cord Injuries'.
Bristol Medical School, 'Discovering new genetic pathways in steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome with potential as therapeutic targets'
Clinical Primers awarded in 2017
Bristol Medical School, 'Post MI scar formation and ventricular remodelling'.
Bristol Medical School, 'Safety-Netting in GP Consultations'.
School of Veterinary Science, 'Identifying predictive biomarkers for the therapeutic efficacy of check point inhibitors in the treatment of metastatic melanoma patients'.
School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience, 'Brainstem Optimised fMRI and Attentional Analgesia in Fibromyalgia patients'.
Clinical Primers awarded in 2016
Emma Le Roux
Bristol Medical School, 'GP training, experience and confidence in managing eczema'.
Kate Franklin (nee Day)
Bristol Medical School, 'Investigating the influence of maternal depression or taking antidepressants during pregnancy on the risk of having a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD)'.
Bristol Medical School, 'Development and biological evaluation of fluorophosphonate-functionalised hydroxyapatite (HA) for orthopaedic '.
Bristol Medical School, 'Diabetic Nephropathy'.
Bristol Medical School, 'Neural progenitor cells in premature infant CSF'.
Clinical Primers awarded in 2015
EBI, Bristol Medical School, 'Eating rate and fMRI'.
EBI, Bristol Medical School, 'Glomerular disease'.
EBI, Bristol Medical School, 'Understanding the genetic determinants of osteoarthritis: the role of hip shape'.
EBI, School of Physiology & Pharmacology, 'To assess how dietary in utero exposure alters the offspring hypothalamic epigenome'.
EBI, School of Cellular & Molecular Medicine, 'Proteomic analyses to assess the effects of adenosine on CD8+ tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes: A step towards the restoration of effective anti-tumour immunity'.
School of Veterinary Sciences & School of Physiology & Pharmacology, 'Novel pacing device for improving cardiac output'.
ConDuCT-II Hub, Bristol Medical School, 'Randomised controlled trials in surgery'.
Clinical Primers awarded in 2014
Bristol Medical School, 'Body Dissatisfaction, Eating Disorders & Schools'.
School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 'Role of BAG-1 and BCL-3 in colorectal carcinogenesis'.
School of Social & Community Medicine, 'To evaluate whether the IRIS model improves identification of DV and referral to specialist DV advocacy services in the sexual health setting'.
Bristol Medical School, 'Podocyte PPAR-gamma activation will prevent progression in diabetic and non-diabetic kidney disease'.
School of Physiology & Pharmacology, 'Investigating the early interactions between ovarian cancer cells and the metastatic stroma'.
School of Biochemistry, School of Physiology & Pharmacology & School of Veterinary Sciences, 'Studying the effect of mechanical loading on osteoarthritis susceptibility gene expression in articular cartilage'.
Clinical Primers awarded in 2013
School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience, 'Evaluation of VEGF spice variants in colorectal cancer invasiveness'.
Bristol Medical School, 'Identifying novel targets for treating focal segmental glomeruloscierosis'.
Bristol Medical School, 'Spinal cord regeneration using stem cell based therapies'.
School of Veterinary Medicine, 'Feline coronavirus evolution'.
Bristol Medical School & School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 'Cell-based engineering strategies for reconstruction of pelvic floor organs'.
Bristol Medical School, 'Risk factors for acquisition of antibiotic resistant bacterial infections'.