current projects

Dave Casson Research Fellowship (3 years 2016–2019)

Grant Awarded: £171,883
Grant awarded to: Dr Matt Zilbauer and Dr Rob Heuschkel, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge
Project Supervisors: Dr Matt Zilbauer and Dr Rob Heuschkel
Research Fellow: Dr Marco Gasparetto
Project: Validation and clinical application of CD8+ T-lymphocyte gene expression profiles as disease prognostic biomarker in paediatric IBD

 

PhD studentship (3 year 2016–2019)

Grant Awarded: £69,943
Grant awarded to: Dr Mairi McLean, University of Aberdeen
PhD Student: Daniel Brice
Project: Interleukin-27 responses in inflammatory bowel disease – a potential new therapeutic?

 

PhD studentship (3 year 2016–2019)

Grant Awarded: £69,943
Grant awarded to: Professor Tom Wileman, East Anglia University
PhD Student: Rai Shashank
Project: Can inhibition of caspase-3 offset genetic predisposition to Crohn’s Disease?

 

Research Project (2 years 2016–2018)

Grant Awarded: £99,772
Grant awarded to: Professor Deborah Christie and Dr Jackie Doyle, UCLH
Project: An Evaluation of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Groups for Adolescents and Young Adults with Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis

PhD studentship (3 year 2017–2020)

Grant Awarded: £82,67
Grant awarded to: Dr Matt Zilbauer, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge
PhD student Georgia Stavrou
Project: Validation and use of Human intestinal epithelial organoids as models to study paediatric IBD pathogenesis