Postdoctoral position available at Brunel University, London
Applications are invited for a post-doctoral position funded by the Medical Research Council. The position is supported initially for 2 years and is full time. The successful candidate will use a new cell and gene therapy method based on the delivery of tissue-penetrating peptides in a model of the genetic disease Friedreich’s ataxia. Friedreich’s ataxia is a rare monogenic condition affecting the nervous system, muscle and heart for which there is no definitive cure.
The study will be conducted in the Department of Life Sciences at the Uxbridge Campus of Brunel University London. The post holder will be supervised by the Prof Arturo Sala in collaboration with Dr Mark Pook from the Department of Life Sciences, Prof Adrian Thrasher and Dr Giorgia Santilli from the Section of Molecular and Cellular Immunology, UCL Institute of Child Health. The supervisory team will offer the postdoc the opportunity to be part of a research network with an international reputation in genetic diseases. Funds are available for participation in research conferences.
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