Research at Liverpool
Professor Sarah Coupland is a Lead of the Liverpool Ocular Oncology Research Group (LOORG), Professor Sarah Coupland is a Consultant Histopathologist and the George Holt Chair of Pathology, University of Liverpool. She is also the Director of the North West Cancer Research Centre-University of Liverpool. The group focuses clinical on molecular genetics of cancers with particular interests in uveal melanoma; conjunctival melanoma; intraocular and ocular adnexal lymphomas.
The Ocular Oncology programme offered at the University of Liverpool can be thought of as a shorter version of the PhD. It requires the same research skills, training, planning, and project management. It can be a way to assess whether you wish to undertake doctoral research - or it can be taken for its own sake.
More informationVisit official programme website
Our reserach themes include:
The role of tumour stem cells in uveal melanoma development and progression
- Identification of regulators of metastasis
- Molecular characteristics of metastatic liver lesions in uveal melanoma: the search for therapeutic targets
- Comparative digital transcriptional profiling of canine and human uveal melanomas
- Proteomic discovery of serum biomarkers in metastatic UM
- The role of a novel inhibitory isoform of VEGF in ocular melanoma
- Conjunctival melanoma: a multicentre study correlating baseline features with histology and genetics
- Gross chromosomal abnormalities in iris melanoma
- Estimating survival prognosis after treatment of choroidal melanomaMedical education.
- 12 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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Applicants for postgraduate research study at Liverpool are normally expected to hold a UK first degree with a First Class or Upper Second Class degree classification, or a Second Class degree plus a Master’s degree. Equivalent international qualifications are also accepted, and their equivalence will be evaluated on the basis of the information provided by the National Academic Recognition and Information Centre (NARIC) as well as internal guidance based on our experience of a qualification’s suitability as a preparation for our programmes.
International22000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 22000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA4327 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4327 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part- time fee
- International- £11,000
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