Academic Foundation projects
Examples of research areas which our foundation doctors have chosen to work in.
Developing a mobile application for health and care workers to share patient information via smartphone.
Survival and care practices within Intensive Care, and mortality rates for a range of diseases over time and internationally.
Experiences from the Behavioural Medicine Group
Developing estimates of the newborn disease burden for Nairobi City County in collaboration with the Kenyan Medical Research Institute (KEMRI-Wellcome Trust)
Looking at genes related to islet cell development and type 2 diabetes risk, and analysing sequencing data to determine possible expression quantitative trait loci (eQTLs) related to type 2 diabetes risk
Mother-to-child HIV transmission: understanding the selection biases underlying successful perinatal infection
To determine whether antimalarial drugs, particularly quinoline antimalarials, caused cardiovascular side effects such as prolongation of the QT interval on the electrocardiogram.
Investigating congenital malformations, and treatment for prenatally diagnosed ovarian cysts
What genetic mechanisms contribute to the formation and survival of kidney cancer cells?
Investigating small cell lung cancer and the value of Germ Cell Tumour Multidisciplinary Teams in affecting patient management.
Academic Foundation Project Library
View more example projects from 2013 - 2015