University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Brain Repair

Research takes place within centre and associated university departments of anatomy, experimental psychology, medicine, medical genetics, neurology, veterinary medicine; interests focus on mechanisms of neural development plus those causing brain damage or degeneration, and strategies to limit such damage or promote repair; technical interests include: cellular and molecular studies on neurons and glia; techniques for promoting brain repair (including growth factors and brain grafts); methods for assessing brain damage, both experimentally and clinically (including imaging); areas of research include: development; degeneration; regeneration; implantation; assessment; application; cross-disciplinary research is encouraged with students having 2 supervisors from different but overlapping disciplines who devise individual programmes of coursework for students during the 1st year; in addition to the course fee (University composition fee) students may have to pay a college fee.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd class Honours degree or overseas equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English must demonstrate competence in English; IELTS 7.0 with at least 6.0 in each element; or other acceptable test.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,924 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 34,644 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Telephone number: 
01223 760606