Potential Projects: Global Health
2023-24 MRC LID Studentships – potential projects under the Global Health theme.
Applicants should note that this list is incomplete. Additional projects may be added until the end of November 2022.
|Supervisors||Project Title||Cross Institutional Supervision||Theme/s||Keywords|
|Amiya Bhatia & Daniel Carter & Karen Devries||How do childhood contexts affect violence against young people as they grow up? A quantitative, longitudinal and intersectional analysis of cohort data in Uganda||No||Global Health; Health Data Science||Social epidemiology; violence against children; causal inference; intersectionality; inequality|
|Jon Friedland & Deborah Chong||The role of platelet-fibroblast interactions in the pathology of pulmonary tuberculosis||No||Infectious Disease; Global Health||Tuberculosis; Innate immunity; Fibroblasts; Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs); Platelets|
|Giorgia Gon & Sarah Whitmee & Rosemary Green||Social norms for climate change transformation||No||Global Health||Social norms; climate change transformation|
|Ozan Gundogdu & Brendan Wren||Campylobacter pathogenesis: the Unfolded Protein Response (UPR), inflammation and human disease||No||Infectious Disease; Global Health||Campylobacter, Gastroenteritis; inflammation; Unfolded Protein Response (UPR)|
|Sally Hargreaves & Julia Pescarini & Nuria Sanchez Clemente||Migrant health in children and young people in Europe: An analysis of Europe-wide routine datasets||Yes||Global Health||Migrant; children; young people; infectious diseases; sexual health; screening|
|Gwen Knight & Jodi Lindsay||Antimicrobial Resistance Diversity: quantification, evolution, and importance for public health||Yes||Infectious Disease; Health Data Science; Global Health; Translational & Implementation Research||Antimicrobial resistance; mathematical modelling; MRSA; resistance diversity; intervention impact|
|Julian Ma & Audrey Teh||Engineering monoclonal secretory antibodies for mucosal immunotherapy||No||Infectious Disease; Translational & Implementation Research; Global Health||Antibody engineering; mucosal immunotherapy; molecular farming; passive immunisation|
|Finn McQuaid & Gwen Knight||Comparing drug-resistant tuberculosis empirical treatment choices||No||Infectious Disease; Global Health; Health Data Science||Tuberculosis; Drug-resistance; Modelling; Health Economics|
|Lucy Pembrey & Phil Cooper & Karin Van Veldhoven||Defining new asthma phenotypes using high dimensional data||Yes||Health Data Science; Global Health||Big data; Biomarkers; Asthma; Microbiome; Epigenomics|
|Anoop Shah & Poppy Mallinson & Alex Lewin||Applying deep learning to cardiac imaging to understand the pathology of premature heart disease in South Asian populations||No||Health Data Science; Global Health||Cardiac pathology; echocardiography; imaging; deep learning; statistics; disease mechanisms; India|
|Henry Staines & Elisabetta Groppelli||Development and evaluation of novel point-of-need cervical cancer screening devices to improve women’s health in low resource settings||No||Infectious Disease; Global Health||Molecular biology; PCR; Diagnostics; Infectious diseases; Cervical cancer|
|Henry Staines & Kirsty Le Doare & Elisabetta Groppelli||Impact of climate change on human health: detection of known and emerging mosquito-transmitted arboviruses in East Africa||No||Infectious Disease; Global Health||Molecular virology; Diagnostic development; Climate change impact on human health|