Are you looking for the next step in your academic career? Are you interested in finding out more about our clinical, non-clinical and MB-PhD opportunities?
Every year, the Cancer Research UK Manchester Centre offers a wide variety of funded PhD projects to start during the next academic year. Any available projects will be listed below with further information available through the links. You can also filter for the opportunity that best suits your circumstances.
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Opportunities to start in 2022 are now available to view. Use the filter below to select Non-Clinical, Clinical or MB-PhD to best suite your desired project. Check back periodically or follow us on social media to stay up to date with our training programme.
Andrew Renehan (Leeds-MCR) – Bayesian simulations of complex trial designs to prevent obesity-related cancers
Kevin Couper (Non-Clin) Deconvolving how myeloid cell heterogeneity is imprinted and governs brain tumour progression and recurrence
Marcel van Herk (Non-Clin) Developing methods to enable re-irradiation of patients with head and neck cancer
Santiago Zelenay – Protumourigenic inflammation as a determinant and independent immune biomarker of immunotherapy outcome
Andrew Gilmore (Non-Clin) Using metabolomics to understand ECM stiffness regulated changes in mammary epithelial metabolism and genomic damage.
Alan McWilliam (Non-Clin) – Optimising photon and proton radiotherapy for patients with head and neck cancer
Katherine Payne (Non-Clin) Quantifying the impact of uptake on the cost-effectiveness of cancer screening programmes: an evaluation of the Lung Health Check service
Peter Hoskin – Radiogenomic biomarkers in chemoradiation for cervical cancer
Jamie Honeychurch (Non-Clin) Investigating the impact of radiotherapy on the sensitivity of cancer cells to lymphocyte cytotoxicity
David Wedge – Towards novel immune checkpoint inhibitor biomarkers in lung cancer: optimisation of existing preclinical models using applied human genomics.
Michael Taylor (Non-Clin) Development of a range probe to improve dose delivery accuracy in proton beam therapy
ACED – Economic impact of using alternative cervical screening strategies in the NHS Cervical Screening Programme
Caroline Dive – Increased detection sensitivity and molecular subtyping of small cell lung cancer via ctDNA methylation profiling