Brain Tumour Research: PhD studentships

Our brain tumour research team; led by Professor Oliver Hanemann, produce 'world-leading' research according to the Research Excellence Framework, 2014.

This accolade attracts some of the brightest minds to our Brain Tumour Research Centre of Excellence to conduct their PhD research in our labs.

In our commitment to producing 'world-leading' research, we fundraise to support the cost of these PhD studentships which can reach up to £98,000.

PhD post supported by local fundraising

Foram Dave has a masters degree in biotechnology from VNSGU in India and a masters degree in molecular medicine from Brunel University, London. She has come to Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry with a wealth of research experience gained in India and in the UK.

Her research project focuses on the NF2-related, nervous system tumours such as schwannomas, meningiomas and ependymomas, characterized by the deficiency of tumour suppressor merlin.

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Foram Dave, a PhD student with a focus on brain tumours