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Biomedicine (Research)

Newcastle University
6 years
Doctorate / PhD
On campus
Newcastle upon Tyne
English
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Program description

We invite postgraduate research proposals in a number of disease areas that impact significantly on patient care. We focus on exploring the mechanisms of disease, understanding the ways disease impacts patients’ lives, utilising new diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and developing new treatments.

As a student in Biomedicine you will be registered with a University research institute, for many this is the Institute for Cellular Medicine (ICM). You will be supported in your studies through a structured programme of supervision and training via our Faculty of Medical Sciences Graduate School.

We undertake the following areas of research and offer MPhil, PhD and MD supervision in:

Applied immunobiology (including organ and haematogenous stem cell transplantation)
Dermatology
Diabetes
Diagnostic and therapeutic technologies
Kidney disease
The liver
Magnetic Resonance (MR), spectroscopy and imaging in clinical research
Musculoskeletal disease (including auto-immune arthritis)
Pharmacogenomics (including complex disease genetics)
Reproductive and vascular biology
Respiratory disease
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics.

Joint doctoral PhD degree programme in biomedical sciences

Newcastle University offers a joint doctoral PhD degree programme in biomedical sciences with the Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia (FKUI).

You spend at least one year of your studies in each university and are jointly supervised by staff from Newcastle University and Universitas Indonesia. This leads to a single award from both institutions. The development of the Joint Doctoral PhD programme has been generously supported under the Prime Minister's Initiative 2 Programme and the British Council Indonesia.

Further information on this joint doctoral research programme:
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4841
Email: biomed-international-pg@ncl.ac.uk.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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Newcastle University

Newcastle University is a world-class research and teaching university, ranked in the top 200 of the world’s best universities. We are proud to have been awarded Gold status by the UK government in the Teaching Excellence Framework in recognition of our provision of consistently outstanding teaching,...


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