GEM research areas (PhD)

University of Nottingham the United Kingdom

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About GEM research areas at University of Nottingham

The division provides a rich environment for cross-disciplinary research with purpose built laboratories and clinical research areas that opened in 2003. Postgraduate students are allocated designated office space with computer facilities and the school has an on-site library. There are wireless-networked facilities throughout most of the division.

  • Musculoskeletal repair and frailty
  • Diabetes, obesity, chronic kidney disease, hypertension, vascular disease
  • Pancreatic disease, gastrointestinal surgery
  • Reproductive biology: uterine physiology, polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis
  • Paediatric pharmacology: drug efficacy and safety in children, non-invasive methods of studying drug metabolism
  • Rehabilitation and ageing: neuro-rehab, aids and devices and multidisciplinary work in complex severe disability
  • Medical education research group: leading UK research on graduate entry medicine and prosecuting local research to provide sound evidence for development and change in the Nottingham Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) programme

Current recent research project titles:

  • Access and equity in genetic services: what can we learn from new national screening for common inherited disorders
  • Metabolic and haemodynamic interactions between insulin resistance, endothelial function and cardiovascular disease
  • Unlicensed and off label drug use in children
  • Endometrial ion channels as determinants of fertility
  • Mechanisms underlying the electrical quiescence of pregnancy
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Metabolic aspects of peritoneal dialysis
  • Gene Networks Regulating Muscle Protein Degradation
  • Assessing needs and developing services for people with chronic and progressive disability
  • Sensitivity and responsiveness of human muscle protein turnover to essential amino acids in the elderly and patients with chronic disease resulting in sarcopenia
  • Human whole body fuel and protein metabolism, especially that in skeletal muscle and bone
  • Chronic kidney disease from paediatric to elderly and with early stage CKD, through to dialysis requiring CKD 5
  • Angiogenesis pathways in diabetic microvascular disease and peripheral vascular disease
  • Cold intolerance and Raynauds Phenomenon

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  • The awardPhDHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
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