In 2021, Manchester launched an Early Detection Student Workshop series with monthly interactive sessions covering a diverse range of topics, spanning across from cancer early detection techniques to enhancing communication skills.
Planned sessions also include patient and public engagement, managing data and research material, post-doctoral opportunities and utilising social media to promote research.
PhD Project: Urinary HPV testing for cervical cancer screening
Supervisor: Prof. Emma Crosbie
Read more about Jennifer’s work investigating how a urine test could provide a non-invasive alternative to a smear test.
PhD Project: The COX-2 associated inflammatory pathway as a potential biomarker for early detection in lung cancer
Supervisor: Prof. Caroline Dive
PhD Project: Developing ex vivo models for breast cancer – understanding the link between tissue mechanics, genetic instability and cancer initiation
Supervisor: Dr Andrew Gilmore
PhD Project: Economic issues in the delivery and organisation of services for early detection of cancer
Supervisor: Prof. Matt Sutton
Seung Hyun Lee
PhD Project: A digital pathology atlas for pancreatic precancer lesions
Supervisor: Dr Claus Jørgensen
PhD Project: Factors influencing uptake of breast cancer screening in ethnic minority groups residing in Greater Manchester (GM)
Supervisor: Prof. Janelle Yorke
PhD Project: Development of a 3D in vitro lung cancer model to track genetic instability
Supervisor: Prof. Sarah Cartmell
Read more about Emmanouela’s research developing a 3D in vitro lung cancer model to track genetic instability.
PhD Project: Designing functional 3D scaffolds for cancer early detection
Supervisor: Prof. Alberto Saiani
PhD Project: Defining Risk Factors for Breast Cancer in Young Women
Supervisor: Dr Sacha Howell
PhD Project: Modelling the interface between lung cancer and the immune system for early detection markers
Supervisor: Prof Sarah Cartmell
Training and Development
A core goal at ACED Manchester is to enable the next-generation of early detection research scientists to become future leaders.
ACED Manchester's research is prioritised across three key research themes and several disease sites.
ACED PhD Studentships
Are you looking for a PhD in Early Detection Sciences? Then find out more about our ACED PhD Studentships, funded by ACED, these four year non-clinical PhD studentships will set you up as a future leader of cancer early detection.