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Postgraduate Positions

Investigating the role of CatV as a mediator of tumourigenesis - Dr Roberta Burden and Dr Rich Williams

Investigating mechanisms of chemokine regulation in the microenvironment - Dr Roberta Burden, Prof Heping Xu and Prof Chris Scott

A novel controlled release drug delivery system for outpatient induction of labour - Dr Peter Boyd, Dr Alyson Hunter and Prof Karl Malcolm

Profiling the proteolytic events involved in foreign body giant cell formation and the foreign body response to biomaterials - Dr Louise Carson and Dr Brendan Gilmore

Materials with Improved Biocompatibility for Implantable Medical Devices - Dr Louise Carson and Prof Colin McCoy

Enhancing prostate cancer treatments using multi-functional nanoparticles - Dr Jonathan Coulter, Dr Helen McCarthy

Microneedle-mediated drug delivery - Prof Ryan Donnelly and Prof David Woolfson

Microneedle-mediated Intradermal Delivery: Potential for Targeting of Therapeutic Agents - Prof Ryan Donnelly (School of Pharmacy) and Dr Adrien Kissenpfennig (Centre for Infection and Immunity)

Use of non-thermal plasma as a novel method to reduce airborne contamination in the respiratory clinic - Dr Deirdre Gilpin, Dr Brendan Gilmore, Prof Michael Tunney

The role of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in infection in chronic respiratory disease - Dr D Gilpin, Prof M Tunney, Dr D Downey (Centre for Infection & Immunity)

The development of a comprehensive medicines management approach for persons with dementia in primary care - Prof Carmel Hughes and Dr Cris Ryan

Formulation and characterisation of novel liquid crystalline hydrogel systems designed for the prevention of infection and encrustation on urological medical devices - Prof David Jones, Dr Colin McCoy & Dr Gavin P. Andrews

Formulation and characterisation of novel injectable stimulus sensitive gels designed for the treatment of astrocytomas - Prof David Jones, Prof Chris Scott & Dr Gavin P. Andrews

Ultrashort Self-assembled Peptides for Tumour Specific Drug Delivery - Dr Garry Laverty, Dr Helen McCarthy

Antimicrobial Peptides for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonary Infections - Dr Garry Laverty, Prof Michael Tunney, Dr Brendan Gilmore

Drug binding in addition-cure silicone elastomers - Prof Karl Malcolm and Dr Peter Boyd

Long-acting implant-forming injectable gels for combination contraception and HIV prevention - Prof Karl Malcolm and Dr Thakur Raghu Raj Singh

Putting a CAP on ENaC: A mechanism to rehydrate the airways and restore mucociliary function in cystic fibrosis - Dr Lorraine Martin and Prof S Elborn

A Radiosensitising Gene Therapy to Treat Metastatic Prostate Cancer Stem Cells - Dr Helen McCarthy & Dr Joanthan Coulter

Light-activated anti-infective surfaces for healthcare - Prof Colin P. McCoy (main superviser), Prof Sean P. Gorman, Dr Louise Carson

Endotracheal tube biomaterials with tuned antibacterial ‘harpoons’ - Prof C.P. McCoy (main superviser), Dr Louise Carson

Increasing Niacin metabolites bioavailability and controlling biodistribution - Dr Marie Migaud; co-superviser: Prof D. Jones

Prescribing in palliative and end of life care - Dr Carole Parsons, Dr Martin Dempster (School of Psychology, QUB)

Identifying and targeting prostate cancer stem cells to achieve improved treatment outcomes - Prof Tracy Robson, Dr Jonathan Coulter

Controlled Release of Nanomedicine for Tissue Regeneration - Dr Thakur Raghu Raj Singh and Dr Helen McCarthy

Controlled release nanocarriers for ocular delivery of therapeutic proteins - Dr Thakur Raghu Raj Singh, Prof Ryan Donnelly and Prof David Jones

Analysis of receptor dynamic conformational ensembles with machine learning algorithms for drug discovery - Dr Irina Tikhonova

In Silico Protease-directed Drug Discovery Platform - Dr Irina Tikhonova

Identification of triggers for pulmonary exacerbation in patients with cystic fibrosis - Prof Michael Tunney, Dr Deirdre Gilpin, Dr Damian Downey (Centre for Infection & Immunity)

Microbial community composition in the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) lung: effect on structural damage and disease progression - Prof Michael Tunney, Prof Stuart Elborn (Centre for Infection & Immunity)


DEL Studentships

Understanding Host-Pathogen Interactions in Proteus mirabilis