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Full time | The University of Edinburgh | 3 years | 01-NOV-22

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3 years

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Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Respiratory / Chest Diseases Medicine (General)

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Course Summary

Research profile

Our major areas of research interest are: cellular and molecular mechanisms of the resolution and persistence of lung inflammation and scarring; mechanisms of acute lung injury in the adult respiratory distress syndrome; gene therapeutic approaches to the augmentation of genes that protect against tissue injury in lung inflammation; biology of small-cell lung cancer; the effects of cigarette smoke, ozone and other pollutants on the lung; sleep apnoea; applied lung physiology

The unit also offers a number of research opportunities in areas of clinical interest, for example: asthma; chronic bronchitis; emphysema; cystic fibrosis

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Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.