New Studentships


Award of Anatomical Society Studentships

The Anatomical Society is delighted to announce the award of four new research studentships.  These awards are the outcome of the Society’s annual studentship competition open to its members.

Studentships will start in October 2014 and each award funds 3 years of postgraduate training and study towards a PhD.

Studentships provide funding for research focused on specific projects associated with anatomical science.  Details of these funded projects soon.

Supervisor: Dr Alan Burns
Co-Supervisor: Dr Thapar Nikhil
Neural Development Unit, UCL
Biology and therapeutic potential of enteric nervous system stem cells for spinal cord repair.
Project Resume

Supervisor: Dr Garry Duffy
Co-Supervisor: Professor Fergal O'Brien
Department of Anatomy, RCSI
Decoding the Extrinsic Regulation of Cardiac Stem Cell Fate in Cardiovascular Disease.
Project Resume (to follow)

Supervisor: Dr Kieran McDermott
Co-Supervisor: Dr Gerrard O'Keeffe
Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, UCC, Ireland
Investigation of the cellular and molecular consequences of maternal inflammation on the cytoarchitecture of the developing spinal cord.
Project Resume (to follow)

Supervisor: Professor Zoltan Molnar
Co-Supervisor: Dr Anna Hoerder-Suabedissen
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics
The role of calcium dependent neurotransmission in axon pathfinding and axon maintenance of specified cortical pyramidal neuron populations.
Project Resume


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