Dr Beth Phillips has been successful in her application for a BBSRC International Partnering Award
We are now accepting applications from enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals for 10 PhD studentships funded through the MRC-ARUK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing. These are fully funded 3-year studentships, beginning on 1st of October 2018.
Dr Beth Phillips, Assistant Professor in Clinical, Metabolic & Molecular Physiology at the University of Nottingham Royal Derby Hospital Centre has been awarded a BBSRC New Investigator Grant ‘Harnessing muscle-specific atrophy susceptibility to disentangle the mechanisms of disuse atrophy in human skeletal muscle’
The 1st of October 2017 saw the start of Phase 2 of the Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research, which is funded jointly by the Medical Research Council and Arthritis Research UK. The funding provides £2.3 million over the next five years.
Applications are invited from highly motivated individuals for the above studentship, based at the School of Medicine, Division of Medical Sciences & Graduate Entry Medicine at the Royal Derby Hospital Centre, Derby.
Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council and FAPESP will be holding a workshop on the above theme in Sao Paulo, Brazil from 16th to 18th of March 2016.
In collaboration with Dr Phil Atherton at the University of Nottingham, Dr Leigh Breen (University of Birmingham) will lead a study to investigate whether a novel nutrient compound, phosphatidic acid, can be used to overcome the impaired muscle-building response in old muscles.
Dr Carolyn Greig, together with Professor Janet Lord, would like to invite applications for a 4-year studentship funded by the National Osteoporosis Society.
The MRC-Arthritis UK Centre would like to invite applications for their Clinical PhD Studentship due to commence from October 2014
Leading medical research charity Arthritis Research UK and the University of Birmingham have announced a major new research centre that aims to find out more about the causes of rheumatoid arthritis.