Academic Clinical Fellows - research
Projects which our ACFs have done - often in preparation for a DPhil/PhD application.
Assessing the validity, responsiveness and interpretability of existing patient-reported outcome measures, and understanding the impact of hand conditions and their treatment.
Using a drosophilia model to look for therapies to treat and prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
Sequencing genes in a large cohort of individuals with cancer to identify carriers of genes implicated in cancer and characterise their phenotypes.
Investigating the role of metabolism in angiogenesis in a cancer cell line.
Investigating outcomes for women with ductal-carcinoma-in-situ (DCIS), one of the most common types of non-invasive breast tumour.
Finding ultrasound markers that may allow clinicians to identify patients whose pleurodesis has been successful and can be discharged home earlier than currently.
How can patients with chronic pancreatitis be more effectively treated in order to decrease the impact of their disease on everyday life?
What defines acquired coagulopathies in patients in intensive care? How adequately is risk of bleeding being assessed in patients in intensive care or with liver cirrhosis?
How effective is prescribing prophylactic anti-reflux medication to reduce the rate of post-operative oesophageal stricture formation?
Can patients’ reports of pain when going over speed bumps on the way to hospital help diagnose appendicitis?
What is the potential impact on chronic disease of a UK tax based on foods’ greenhouse gas emissions? Do health and sustainability goals align?
Although the overall rate of death by suicide is falling, more than 4,300 people still die by suicide in England and Wales each year, with many more suicide attempts occurring.
Research in to improving the way we treat patients with chronic tendon and ligament degenerative disease.
INVESTIGATING THE POTENTIAL TRANSLATION OF REGULATORY CELLULAR THERAPIES INTO PAEDIATRIC SURGICAL PATIENTS
A study which will analyse the frequency and function of Regulatory T Cells (Treg) in paediatric patients with T1DM compared to healthy children undergoing elective surgery.