ISSF funding case studies 2019 - 2020

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Dr Victoria Okolie

ISSF Daphne Jackson Fellowship

Development of digital PCR and next generation sequencing for monitoring patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML)

Prof Jane Apperley

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Dr Oghenebrume Wariri

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowship

Mapping the spatial clustering of delayed infant vaccinations in The Gambia: exploring the role of geographic access to immunisation service points

Imperial Supervisor: Professor Deborah Ashby
Overseas Supervisor: Professor Beate Kampmann

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Dr Ben Jones

Imperial Post-Doctoral, Post-CCT Research Fellowship

Tissue- and genotype-specific effects of biased GLP-1 receptor agonism in type 2 diabetes

ISSF funding case studies 19-20 row2

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Dr Blerina Ahmetaj-Shala

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Blood outgrowth vascular cells: studies towards human autologous vascular bioassays and vessel constructs

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Dr Steven Millership

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Tracking of neuronatin hypervariability and diet-induced deregulation in pancreatic beta cells

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Dr Maria Pereira

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Cell fusion and multinucleation in osteoclasts: losing the macrophage identity at the expense of mitochondrial function

ISSF funding case studies 19-20 row3

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Dr Bin Zhou

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Defining the impact of COPD airway microbiota perturbations upon susceptibility to bacterial infection

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Dr Sally Kim

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

The impact of altered extracellular vesicle properties in lung tissue repair

ISSF funding case studies 2018 - 2019

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Dr Tanweer Beleil

ISSF Daphne Jackson Fellowship

The role of the reproductive tract microbiome in preterm prelabour rupture of membranes (RRROM)

Dr David MacIntyre

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Dr Jin Un Kim

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowship

Treatment Eligibility Assessment of Hepatitis B infected Patients in Tanzania, East Africa

Imperial Supervisor: Dr Maud Lemoine
Overseas Supervisor: Dr John Rwegasha

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Dr Nicholas Medjeral-Thomas

Imperial Post-Doctoral, Post-CCT Research Fellowship (IPPRF)

The Role of Factor H Related Protein 5 in Glomerular Complement Activation and Injury in IgA Nephropathy.

ISSF funding case studies 18-19

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Dr Silvia Alexandra Rodrigues Mendes Ferreira

ISSF Springboard Fellowships

Harnessing stem cell-macrophage interplay to promote effective regeneration.

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Dr Sarah May Johnson

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowship

Defining the relationship between tuberculosis and cytomegalovirus in adolescents

Imperial Supervisor: Dr Elizabeth Whittaker
Overseas Supervisor: Dr James Seddon

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Dr Nikhil Vergis

Imperial Post-Doctoral, Post-CCT Research Fellowship

Metabolic regulation of monocyte function in alcoholic hepatitis

SSF funding case studies 2018 - 2019

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Dr Athina Georgiadou

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Unravelling the mechanism of hyperlactataemia in severe malaria

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Dr Zameer Mohamed

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowship

The role of GeneXpert HCV viral load in the diagnostic algorithm for Tanzanian intravenous drug users, validating capillary whole blood testing

Imperial Supervisor: Maud Lemoine
Overseas Supervisor: Jessie Mbwambo

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Dr David James Pinato

Imperial Post-Doctoral, Post-CCT Research Fellowship

Integrated phenotypic characterisation of the anti-tumour immune response

ISSF funding case studies 2018 - 2019

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Dr Aran Singanayagam

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Defining the impact of COPD airway microbiota perturbations upon susceptibility to bacterial infection

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Dr Sakib Rokadiya

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowships

The Mycobacterium Genomic Determinants of Radiological Pathology

Imperial Supervisor: Dr Louis Grandjean
Overseas Supervisor: Robert Gilman

Dr Chioma Izzi-Engbeaya

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Imperial Post-Doctoral, Post-CCT Research Fellowship (IPPRF)

Investigating the Effect of Kisspeptin on Glucose Homeostasis

Imperial Supervisor: Dr Louis Grandjean
Overseas Supervisor: Robert Gilman

ISSF funding case studies 2019 - 2020

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Dr Binoy Paulose Nadappuram

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Single Mitochondrion Sequencing using Nanoscale Tweezers

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Dr Esin Nkereuwem

Global Health Clinical Research Training Fellowship

Post-tuberculosis lung function sequelae in children

Imperial Supervisor: Prof Andrew Bush
Overseas Supervisor: Prof Beate Kampmann

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Dr Eleanor Sandhu

Imperial Post-Doctoral, Post-CCT Research Fellowship

Exploring the effect of renal haemodialysis and the gut hormone uroguanylin on salt appetite

ISSF funding case studies 2019 - 2020

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Dr Julie McDonald

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Investigating the mechanism of intestinal decolonisation of multidrug-resistant opportunistic pathogens using faecal microbiota transplantation

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Dr Greg Crawford

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

The role of antibody-secreting B cells in epithelial barrier homeostasis and gastrointestinal cancer

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Dr Claudia Contini

ISSF Springboard Fellowship

Understanding cell motility processes through the realisation of an innovative self propelling and chemotactic protocell.