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Biomedical PhD opportunity

20 September 2018

The GW4 BioMed MRC Doctoral Training Partnership is recruiting for 18 fully-funded MRC studentships to start in October 2019. One of these projects is:

Understanding prostate cancer prognosis and disease progression: interplay between lifestyle, anti-cancer immune competency, metabolism, and genetics

The effectiveness of prostate cancer therapy varies between patients. This highly interdisciplinary project will examine whether lifestyle factors such as exercise predict prostate cancer outcomes. Specifically, the project will assess the interplay between exercise, immunity, metabolomics and genetics in men with prostate cancer.


Dr John Campbell, Dr James Turner (Bath)

Prof Richard Martin, Dr Athene Lane, Dr Claire Perks (Bristol)

Further details can be found here:

Applications open 24th September 2018 and close on 23rd November 2018.

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