University of Edinburgh: Child Life and Health

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department School of Clinical Sciences
Web http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying
Study type Research

Summary

Child Life and Health (CLAH) conducts research in paediatric and adolescent medicine.

We seek to foster and deliver internationally leading research and training into the causes, consequences and management of childhood onset diseases as well as optimising the healthy development of children and young people.

Our main areas of research include:

- brain and acute injury

- brain and handicap

- cancer and late effects

- gastroenterology and nutrition

- growth and endocrinology

- immunology of respiratory viral infections

- asthma and allergy

- surgery

We collaborate with National Health Service (NHS) researchers including the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, the Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health and Community Paediatrics, Lothian Primary Care Trust and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. We also have ongoing collaborations within the University of Edinburgh with embedded researchers in the Queens Medical Research Institute, Chancellors Buildings and the Centre for Genomics and Experimental Medicine.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

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