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Women's Health

Principal investigators in theme:

 


Name:     Dr Catherine Aiken
Dept:      Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Email:    cema2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  metabolism in pregnancy, reproductive aging, developmental programming
WWW:    https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-catherine-aiken/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Bainbridge
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    db125@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Immunology of the placenta
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/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, prognostic markers, predictive markers, bioinformatics,expression profiling, clinical trial design using molecular end points
WWW:    http://www.cambridgecancer.org.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:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/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; genomics, proteomics, metabolomics and bioinformatics
WWW:    http://www.cambridgecancer.org.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:     Professor D Stephen Charnock-Jones
Dept:      Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Email:    dscj1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Placental development, high throughput sequencing, genomics, regulation of endothelial cell function 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:    http://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; Cell transplantation
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:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/Constancia.php
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    afsmith@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mammalian developmental genetics and epigenetics
WWW:    http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/anne-ferguson-smith
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 Alison Forhead
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ajf1005@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Endocrine control of fetal development and maturation
WWW:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/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:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/fowden
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:     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:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/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:    http://www.cfr.cam.ac.uk/directory/SusanGolombok
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, women's health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


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:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/harris/
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


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:    http://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 Melissa Hines
Dept:      Department of Psychology
Email:    mh504@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Hormonal influences on human neural and behavioral development across the lifespan
WWW:    http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/mh504@cam.ac.uk
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, epidemiology and public health, 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:    http://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 Elisa Laurenti
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email:    el422@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Human Haematopoietic Stem Cells Biology in Health and Disease
WWW:    http://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/researchers/principal-investigators/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:    http://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:    http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/murray/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ken Ong
Dept:      MRC Epidemiology Unit / Department of Paediatrics
Email:    ken.ong@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Childhood obesity
WWW:    http://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/research-areas/growth-and-development
Themes: epidemiology and public health, 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:    http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/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.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/researchers/principal-investigators/rpedersen
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Paul Pharoah
Dept:      Department of Oncology (Department of Public Health and Primary Care)
Email:    paul1@srl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic epidemiology of breast and ovarian cancer
WWW:    http://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/groupleaders/pharoah.html
Themes: cancer, women's health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD 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:    http://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:     Professor Evis Sala
Dept:      Department of Radiology
Email:    es220@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Oncological Imaging, Genitourinary Imaging, MRI, PET/CT, PET/MR
WWW:    http://radiology.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/departmental-staff/academic-staff/professor-evis-sala/
Themes: medical imaging, cancer, women's health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ans48@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Placental development and function and its relevance for pregnancy success and life-long health
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/amanda-sferruzzi-perri
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, 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.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/researchers/principal-investigators/pressor-ben-simons
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:  Use of statistical modeling to predict and understand causes of adverse pregnancy outcome, biomarker discovery, screening test, placental function
WWW:    https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/professor-gordon-smith/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative 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:  Mammalian germ cells; epigenetic reprogramming
WWW:    http://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 Roser Vento-Tormo
Dept:      Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email:    rv4@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Celluar genetics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/vento-tormo-group
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, 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:  Epigenetic mechanism of folate metabolism during development
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/watson-erica
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic 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:    http://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 34 principal investigators