Research course

Respiratory Medicine (Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh)

Institution
University of Edinburgh · Medical and Radiological Sciences
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline

Months of entry

September

Course content

Major areas of research are cellular and molecular mechanisms of the resolution and persistance 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 and applied lung physiology.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Prof C Haslett
Email
g.macleod@ed.ac.uk
Phone
0131 536 2263
Fax
0131 536 2274