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Women's Health

Principal investigators in theme:

 


Name:     Dr David Bainbridge
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    db125@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Immunology of the placenta
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/david-bainbridge
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr James Brenton
Dept:      Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email:    james.brenton@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Ovarian cancer - identifying different types and molecular markers, including circulating tumour DNA
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/brenton-group
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Graham Burton
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    gjb2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Placental development and function
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/graham-burton
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Carlos Caldas
Dept:      Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email:    Carlos.Caldas@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Breast cancer - characterising subtypes and biomarker identification
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/caldas-group
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jason Carroll
Dept:      Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email:    jason.carroll@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Regulation of gene expression in breast cancer - characterising the roles of oestrogen receptor, androgen receptor and pioneer factors
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/carroll-group
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr D Steve  Charnock-Jones
Dept:      Department of Haematology
Email:    dscj1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Placental angiogenesis, genomics, single cell RNA-Seq, trophoblast biology in health and disease, translational research
WWW:    https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/professor-steve-charnock-jones/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine; Developmental and regenerative biology and medicine; Women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nick Coleman
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Molecular Histopathology Division)
Email:    nc109@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Human papillomaviruses
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/nick-coleman
Themes: infection and immunity, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Francesco Colucci
Dept:      Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Email:    fc287@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Immune cells at the fetal maternal interface; Control of tumour growth by immunity
WWW:    https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-francesco-colucci/
Themes: Cancer; Infection and immunity; Developmental and regenerative biology and medicine; Women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Miguel Constancia
Dept:      Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    jmasmc2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epigenetics in health and disease
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/miguel-constancia/
Themes: Developmental and regenerative biology and medicine; Metabolic medicine, integrative and compartive physiology; Women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Helena Earl
Dept:      Department of Oncology
Email:    hme22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Clinical and translational research, breast and ovarian cancers, sarcomas
WWW:    https://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/directory/helena-earl
Themes: cancer, women's health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    afsmith@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Developmental genetics and epigentics
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/ferguson-smith
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, women's health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Angeleen Fleming
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    Af425@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  How protein clearance pathways such as autophagy and the ubiquitin-proteasome system affect disease severity.
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/angeleen-fleming
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology, women's health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Alison Forhead
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ajf1005@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Endocrine control of fetal development and maturation
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/alison-forhead
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Abigail Fowden
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    alf1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Fetal physiology and development
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/abigail-fowden
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Dino Giussani
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    dag26@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Hypoxia and developmental origins of cardiovascular health and disease
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/dino-giussani
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Susan Golombok
Dept:      Department of Psychology (Centre for Family Research)
Email:    seg42@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  New family forms; parent-child relationships
WWW:    https://www.cfr.cam.ac.uk/directory/SusanGolombok
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, women's health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Bill Harris
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    wah20@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular embryogenesis of the vertebrate visual system
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/william-harris
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Myriam Hemberger
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    myriam.hemberger@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Epigenetic determinants that ensure maintenance of early stem cell lineage identity
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/myriam-hemberger
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Martin Johnson
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    mhj21@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The post 1944 history of mammalian and human developmental and reproductive biology
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/martin-johnson
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Gavin Kelsey
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    gavin.kelsey@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Mammalian developmental genetics, genomic imprinting and epigenetics
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/gavin-kelsey
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, women’s health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Kent
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research)
Email:    dgk23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Single Cell Fate Choice in Normal and Malignant Stem Cells
WWW:    https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/research/pis/kent
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Elisa Laurenti
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research)
Email:    el422@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Human Haematopoietic Stem Cells Biology in Health and Disease
WWW:    http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-elisa-laurenti/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ashley Moffett
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Immunology Division)
Email:    am485@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  NK cells, pregnancy, trophoblast, HLA
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/ashley-moffett
Themes: infection and immunity, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Murray
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ajm267@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mitochondrial metabolism in cardiac and skeletal muscle
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/andrew-murray
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Susan Ozanne
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    seo10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Early programming of diabetes, obesity and longevity
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/susan-ozanne/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Roger Pedersen
Dept:      Department of Surgery (Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research)
Email:    ralp2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Stem cell biology and regenerative medicine (developmental biology)
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?ralp2
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Wolf Reik
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    wolf.reik@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Mammalian developmental genetics, genomic imprinting and epigenetic reprogramming
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/wolf-reik
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ans48@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Aetiology of pregnancy complications and the regulation of developmental processes
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/amanda-sferruzzi-perri
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Benjamin Simons
Dept:      Department of Physics (Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research)
Email:    bds10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Tracing Stem Cell Fate in Development, Maintenance, and Disease
WWW:    http://www.phy.cam.ac.uk/directory/simonsb
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Gordon C S  Smith
Dept:      Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Email:    gcss2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Predicting and preventing adverse pregnancy outcome through analysis of placental dysfunction
WWW:    https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/professor-gordon-smith/
Themes: Developmental and regenerative biology and medicine; Metabolic medicine, integrative and compartive physiology; Women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Azim Surani
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email:    a.surani@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Human germ cell specification and epigenetic programming
WWW:    https://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/surani
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Erica Watson
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    edw23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Folate metabolism, fetal and placental development, trophoblast differentiation
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/watson-erica
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular biology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    m.zernickagoetz@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell fate decisions in the early mouse embryo
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/magda-zernicka-goetz
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


There are 33 principal investigators