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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-APR-21, 13-SEP-21, 01-OCT-21, 10-JAN-22, 01-APR-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Research profile

Our major areas of research interest are: cellular and molecular mechanisms of the resolution and persistence of lung inflammation and scarring; mechanisms of acute lung injury in the adult respiratory distress syndrome; gene therapeutic approaches to the augmentation of genes that protect against tissue injury in lung inflammation; biology of small-cell lung cancer; the effects of cigarette smoke, ozone and other pollutants on the lung; sleep apnoea; applied lung physiology

The unit also offers a number of research opportunities in areas of clinical interest, for example: asthma; chronic bronchitis; emphysema; cystic fibrosis

Tuition fees

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£ 24,700per year

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 35

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    222 91%

    4th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    21st

    10

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