Ph.D. in Neuroinflammation/Neuroimmunology

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Closing Date
31 Jan 2024
Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin Pearse St., Dublin 2, Ireland
Up to 4 years
We are seeking a highly motivated and well-organised post-graduate student with a degree or MSc in neuroscience, inflammation, physiology or related subjects and with a strong interests in neuroscience and inflammation to work on an exciting project on neuroinflammation, energy metabolism, neurodegeneration and cognitive function. The post is funded by the Irish Research Council. The project will examine the impact of systemic inflammation, triggered by Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha (TNF-alpha), on neuro-inflammatory, cognitive, metabolic and neurodegenerative processes in animal models of Alzheimer’s disease. The work will involve molecular, physiological, behavioural and histological approaches to neuroinflammation, metabolism and neurodegeneration and outcomes of systemic inflammation.

Further Information

Prospective applicants can contact Colm Cunningham directly to enquire about the project.

Applicants should submit a letter of application and a full Curriculum Vitae to include the names and contact details of 2 referees (including email addresses), to:-

Contact Details

Colm Cunningham: