Potential Projects: Infectious Disease
2023-24 MRC LID Studentships – potential projects under the Infectious Disease 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|
|Helena Carreira & Harriet Forbes & Krishnan Bhaskaran||Severe infection outcomes among cancer survivors in the UK||No||Health Data Science||Electronic health records; Cancer; Infections; Outcomes research|
|Rosalind Eggo & Graham Medley||Modelling the disorganised ecology of post-pandemic respiratory viruses||No||Infectious Disease; Health Data Science||Mathematical modelling; Epidemiology; Respiratory viruses; Methodological novelty|
|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|
|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)|
|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|
|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|
|Elizabeth Williamson & Neil Pearce||Designing optimal rapid data collection strategies to maximise the utility of routinely collected health data for predicting risk of death from an emerging infectious disease||No||Health Data Science; Infectious Disease||Infectious disease; risk prediction; electronic health records; statistical methodology|