Academic Foundation projects
Examples of research areas which our foundation doctors have chosen to work in.
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
A systematic literature review to investigate the effects of antimalarial drugs on cardiac adverse events
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
Could agonistic antibodies that activate inhibitory pathways in lymphocytes be developed for therapeutic purposes?
What genetic mechanisms contribute to the formation and survival of kidney cancer cells?
Investigating the outcomes of patients with the Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement, the impact of Daylight Savings Time transitions on road injuries, and the effect of weather conditions on trauma workload.
Investigating small cell lung cancer and the value of Germ Cell Tumour Multidisciplinary Teams in affecting patient management.
View more example projects from our Academic Foundation Project Library 2013