PhD Positions in FutureNeuro
FutureNeuro is a new national research centre focused on chronic and rare neurological diseases, funded by Science Foundation Ireland and based at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. FutureNeuro brings together multidisciplinary scientific teams with clinicians and industry to deliver advances in diagnostic medicine, personalized and network therapeutics, cross-linked by a national e-Health infrastructure platform that is disease-focused.
Under the programme there will be an initial intake of three PhD projects focused on molecular mechanisms, biomarkers and therapeutics for the neurological disease epilepsy. Aside from the core laboratory research project, your career development will be further supported under the Centre with training in entrepreneurship and science communication. In addition, you will be encouraged to gain industry experience by undertaking a three month industry placement during your PhD programme.
SUPERVISOR NAME & CONTACT DETAILS:
Professor David C. Henshall
RCSI Department of Physiology
& Medical Physics,
123 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2
Phone: +353 1 402 8629
Science Foundation Ireland
Stipend of €18,000/year (plus fees)
up to a maximum of 4 years (please verify that this is correct)
Biomedical science – genetics,
molecular biology, neuroscience,