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Graduate School

Henry Bailey

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

The Complexity of Multiprotein Complexes: from Structural Characterization to Target Discovery

Supervisors: Wyatt Yue, Jolanta Kopec

 

Luke Baxter

Department of Paediatrics

Decoding and predicting infant pain using fMRI

Supervisors: Rebeccah Slater  

 

Filippo  Bianchi

Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

To develop an intervention to increase adherence to meal replacement programmes and explore its feasibility and effectiveness in a RCT

Supervisors: Susan Jebb, Paul Aveyard

 

Xin Hui Chan

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

The Cardiovascular Toxicity of Antimalarial Drugs

Supervisors: Nick White, Nick Day, Brian Angus

 

Sally Frost

Department of Oncology

Cancer-killing viruses under IDO-induced metabolic stress

Supervisors: Len Seymour, Vincenzo D’Angiolella

 

Jonathan Goult

Medical Sciences Doctoral Training Centre

Structural Biology 4 year DPhil Programme

Supervisors: To be confirmed  

 

Scarlett Harris

Dunn School of Pathology

A molecular basis for allergy

Supervisors: Quentin Sattentau  

 

Rose Hodgson

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

New combinations of immune-checkpoint inhibitors to treat cancer

Supervisors: Richard Cornall, Consuelo Anzilotti

 

Andri Iona

Nuffield Department of Population Health

General and central adiposity in relation to mortality in Chinese men and women

Supervisors: Zhengming Chen, Sarah Parish

 

Edward Jenkins

Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (Radcliffe Department of Medicine)

Analysis of lipid and lipid-anchored protein organization at the T-cell surface using novel super-resolution (STED) microscopy

Supervisors: Christian Eggeling, Simon Davis

 

Alexander Kaltenboeck

Department of Psychiatry

‘Does bright light treatment influence affective processing?’

Supervisors: Catherine Harmer  

 

Maria Kempnich

Department of Experimental Psychology

Investigating How Social Networks Adapt To Mobile Societies – Combining Egocentric & Complete Network Analyses

Supervisors: Robin Dunbar, Prof Miles Hewstone

 

István Lukács

Medical Sciences Doctoral Training Centre

Neuroscience 1+3 DPhil Programme

Supervisors: To be confirmed  

 

Deborah Malden

Nuffield Department of Population Health

The association between blood pressure indices and cause-specific vascular disease: A prospective cohort study of 500 000 UK participants

Supervisors: Sarah Lewington, Jonathan Emberson, Richard Peto, Derrick Bennet, Ben Lacey

 

Katherine Newell

Nuffield Department of Population Health

Assessing the acute and chronic health effects of air pollution in China

Supervisors: Hubert Lam, Om Kurmi, Christiana Kartsonaki

 

Sarah Payne Riches

Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

Development and feasibility testing of a behavioural intervention to reduce dietary salt intake

Supervisors: Susan Jebb, Paul Aveyard  

 

Giulia Pilla

Dunn School of Pathology

Maintenance of virulence in Shigella spp

Supervisors: Christoph Tang  

 

Lisa Rodermund

Department of Biochemistry

Single-cell dynamics of Xist-RNA and interacting localisation/silencing factors

Supervisors: Neil Brockdorff, Lothar Schermelleh

 

Paula Rocktäschel

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Pre-clinical in-vivo and in-vitro investigations to discover new anti-epileptogenic drugs and their cellular targets

Supervisors: Arjune Sen, John Jefferys, Zam Cader  

 

Dylan Sheerin

Department of Paediatrics

Assessing the immune mechanisms underlying the response to meningococcal group B vaccines

Supervisors: Andrew J Pollard, Christine Rollier, Christina Dold

 

Paolo Spingardi

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Genetic and epigenetic mechanisms and their relevance to cancer

Supervisors: Skirmantas Kriaucionis, Colin Goding

 

Nidi Tapoulal

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Autonomic control of ventricular arrhythmias

Supervisors: Neil Herring, David J. Paterson

 

Eve Twivy

Department of Experimental Psychology

Taught Masters

 

Barnabas Williams

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Airway Disease – Towards Efficient In Vivo Gene Editing

Supervisors: Steve Hyde, Deborah Gill

Maryam Alkhadimi

Department of Oncology

Targeting DNA damage responses to improve the treatment of lung cancer

Supervisors: Tbc

 

Hugo Benainous

Department of Oncology

Targeting BRCA1/2-deficient cells and tumours with G-quadruplex-binding compounds

Supervisors: Madalena Tarsounas, Anderson Ryan

 

Sebastian Birtles

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Investigating the functions of the sex peptide receptor in Drosophila Melanogaster

Supervisors: Stephen Goodwin

 

Briet Bjarkadottir

Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Effect of AMH on ovarian follicle development and oocyte maturation, and its potential for fertility preservation in female cancer patients

Supervisors: Suzannah Williams

 

Miranda Buckle

Department of Paediatrics

Paediatrics: Multi-modal characterisation of the neonatal pain response during retinopathy of prematurity screening and treatment

Supervisors: Rebeccah Slater

 

Emily Carroll

Department of Experimental Psychology

DPhil in Neuroscience - The first year of this programme follows the MSc in Neuroscience.

Supervisors: Deborah Clarke

 

Athena Cavounidis

Department of Experimental Medicine

Genetic defects and immune dysregulation in patients with early onset inflammatory bowel disease

Supervisors: Hans Uhlig, Fiona Powrie

 

Jenny Censin

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Defining novel biomarkers and therapeutic targets for type 2 diabetes and obesity through genetic analysis in large-scale human data sets

Supervisors: Cecilia Lindgren, Mark McCarthy, Michael Holmes

 

Giedre Cepukaityte

Department of Experimental Psychology

Striatal and hippocampal contributions to disruption of memory functions in neurodegeneration

Supervisors: Kia Nobre

 

Dimitra Dimou

Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine

Transcription factor function in MLL-AF4 leukaemias

Supervisors: Thomas Milne

 

Ruth Drury

Department of Paediatrics

Understanding Host Epigenetic changes to Salmonella Typhi Exposure and Infection in the context of a Human Challenge Model

Supervisors: Andrew Pollard

 

Natalie Elkheir

Nuffield Department of Population Health

MSc in Global Health Science

Supervisors: Benjamin Lacey

 

Matthew Ellis

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Microenvironmental regulation of exosome formation, cargos and functions in tumour adaptation

Supervisors: Deborah Goberdhan

 

Kamran Gaba

Nuffield Department of Population Health

Assessing risks of vascular interventions in The Global Comparators Project - An international collaborative comprising 2 million admissions

Supervisors: Martin Landray, Richard Bulbulia, Alison Halliday

 

Peregrine Green

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Metabolic markers of cardiac reverse remodelling in heart failure

Supervisors: Neil Herring

 

Lilli Hahn

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

Mechanisms of nuclear envelope reassembly in mammalian cells

Supervisors: Pedro Carvalho

 

Andrew Harper

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

The genetic basis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Supervisors: Martin Farrall, Hugh Watkins

 

Cornelia Heuberger

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

Antigen presentation and T cell regulation by intestinal epithelial cells

Supervisors: Kevin Maloy, Johanna Pott

 

Ryan Hoyle

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Activation and function of human Tc2 cells in allergic disease

Supervisors: Paul Klenerman, Stephen Goodwin

 

Patrick Inns

Department of Biochemistry

Organization of outer membrane proteins in Gram-negative bacteria

Supervisors: Klenthis Kleanthous

 

Alina Janney

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

The IL-23 pathway in colorectal cancer

Supervisors: Fiona Powrie

 

Matthew Jaquiery

Department of Experimental Psychology

Exploring social metacognition theory

Supervisors: Nicholas Yeung

 

Peter Kilfeather

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Examination of gene expression using translating ribosome affinity purification (TRAP) in genetic models of Parkinson's disease

Supervisors: Richard Wade-Martins

 

Anna Kordala

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Targeting epigenetic proteins to treat Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Supervisors: Matthew Wood

 

Jennifer Lane

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences

Epidemiology of common hand conditions

Supervisors: Dominic Furniss, Jane Green, Daniel Alhambra

 

Shudong Li

Department of Oncology

Characterisation of DNA-Protein Crosslink Repair, a novel DNA repair pathway for protection from accelerated ageing and cancer

Supervisors: Kristijan Ramadan, Benedikt Kessler

 

Jessica Longley

Nuffield Department of Population Health

MSc in Global Health Science

Supervisors: Kin Bong Hubert Lam

 

Helena Meyer-Berg

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Gene Therapy for Surfactant Disorders

Supervisors: Stephen Hyde, Deborah Gill

 

Jack Mills

Department of Oncology

Role of nuclear IGF-1R in cancer biology

Supervisors: Valentine Macaulay

 

Lisa Nobis

Department of Psychiatry

The neural correlates of depression in REM sleep behaviour disorder and depression

Supervisors: Clare Mackay

 

Caitlin O'Brien-Ball

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Investigating T Cell Receptor Triggering with Super High Resolution Microscopy

Supervisors: Simon Davis

 

Julia Pakpoor

Nuffield Department of Population Health

MSc in Global Health Science

Supervisors: Robert Clarke

 

Thomas Reed

Department of Experimental Psychology

State-dependant non-invasive brain stimulation

Supervisors: Roi Kadosh, Nicholas Yeung

 

Carolina Reis

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Phase specific Deep Brain Stimulation

Supervisors: Peter Brown, Hayriye Cagnan, Andrew Sharott

 

Jagoda Rokicka

Department of Biochemistry

Defining the role of PARPs in DNA repair

Supervisors: Tbc

 

Aislin Sheldon

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Understanding degeneration and the capacity for reorganisation in the adult human visual cortex

Supervisors: Holly Bridge, Susan Downes

 

Ann-Marie Shorrocks

Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine

Characterizing novel regulators of the Bloom syndrome helicase

Supervisors: Andrew Blackford, Peter McHugh

 

Inna Thalmann

Nuffield Department of Population Health

Cholesterol- and blood pressure-lowering drug use: trends, determinants and persistence of therapies for primary and secondary prevention in the UK

Supervisors: Borislava Mihaylova, Iryna Schlackow, Alastair McIntosh Gray, David Preiss

 

Michael Turner

Nuffield Department of Population Health

MSc in Global Health Science

Supervisors: Benjamin Cairns

 

Sandeep Unwith

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Aging-associated changes in the tumour microenvironment determine cancer progression and metastasis

Supervisors: Shazia Irshad

 

Alexander Walker

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

Structure-function studies of replication by Influenza Virus RNA polymerase

Supervisors: Ervin Fodor

 

Catherine Wormald

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

Identification of novel CD4 and CD8 T cell epitopes for targeting in HIV-1 vaccine design

Supervisors: Persephone Borrow

 

Liam Young

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy to assess normothermically machine-perfused livers ex vivo

Supervisors: Christopher Rodgers, Constantin Coussios, Peter Friend