University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Cardiovascular Sciences

Research areas include: mechanisms of leukocyte recruitment; adhesion molecules; chemoattractants; intravital microscopy; ischaemia reperfusion; acute lung injury; intravascular coagulation; leukocyte and platelet adhesion; inflammatory basis of arterial response to injury; apoptosis in vascular cells; genetics of cardiovascular disease; cytokine polymorphisms; transcription factors; adhesion molecules; endothelial stem cells; molecular mechanisms of inflammation; identification of novel components of pro-inflammatory signalling networks; regulatory mechanisms in inflammatory signalling; role of gene polymorphisms in health and disease; platelet function and ischaemic heart disease; platelet receptors; platelet receptor antagonists; novel methods for determination of platelet function in coronary disease; mechanisms of restenosis; vein-graft failure; in-stent restenosis; stent geometry; local drug delivery; methods of vascular gene delivery; non-viral techniques; ultrasound.

Entry requirements

Relevant 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent from approved institution; international candidates wishing to study for research degrees in clinical medicine.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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School of Health and Related Research
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0114 222 5454