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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Biophysics and Soft Matter Physics) in Theme (Healthcare Technologies)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
An integrated biophysics approach towards realisation of a new class of membrane-active anticancer therapiesBeales, Dr P AUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 906,288
Beyond AntibioticsStride, Professor EUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 6,552,650
Combined LAPS and SICM for multimodal live cell imagingKrause, Professor SQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 571,840
Development of a biophysical toolkit to monitor and manipulate matrix remodelling in organoid based models of human diseaseGentleman, Dr EKings College LondonCraniofacial Dev and Stem Cell Biology 511,824
Enabling rapid liquid and freeze-dried formulation design for the manufacture and delivery of novel biopharmaceuticalsDalby, Professor PAUCLBiochemical Engineering 1,519,555
Enabling rapid liquid and freeze-dried formulation design for the manufacture and delivery of novel biopharmaceuticalsCurtis, Dr RUniversity of Manchester, TheChem Eng and Analytical Science 861,317
Engineering a topical hypobaric patch: A needle-free solution for biopharmaceutical drug administration into the skinJones, Dr SAKings College LondonPharmaceutical Sciences 462,273
Engineering a topical hypobaric patch: A needle-free solution for biopharmaceutical drug administration into the skinChen, Professor TUniversity of SurreyChemical Engineering 345,914
Extended super-resolution three-dimensional mechanical probing in living cells.Fritzsche, Professor MUniversity of OxfordRDM Investigative Medicine 426,631
From Ultrastructure to Micromechanics: a New Perspective on Cartilage Function, Mechanotransduction and AgeingChen, Dr JUniversity of ExeterEngineering 248,925
High content FLIM, FRET, and localisation imaging to characterise inter-cellular heterogeneity in PI3K signalling to glycolysis in breast cancerSahai, Dr EThe Francis Crick InstituteResearch 242,676
Immuno-chemotherapeutic Metal Complexes for Cancer Stem Cell-Directed TherapySuntharalingam, Dr KUniversity of LeicesterChemistry 217,731
Nanoengineered microneedle arrays for enhanced delivery of long-acting HIV medicinesDonnelly, Professor RQueen's University of BelfastSch of Pharmacy 1,095,411
New bioorthogonal Raman tags as tools for preclinical oncology drug developmentBrunton, Professor VUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Cancer Research Centre 254,320
Novel Models for Haemodynamics and Transport in Complex Media: Towards Precision Healthcare for Placental DisordersKrueger, Dr TUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 327,223
Novel Models for Haemodynamics and Transport in Complex Media: Towards Precision Healthcare for Placental DisordersChernyavsky, Dr IUniversity of Manchester, TheMathematics 722,924
Peptide-mimetic hydrogels as a long-acting multipurpose drug delivery platform for combined contraception and HIV preventionLaverty, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Pharmacy 766,542
Raman Nanotheranostics - RaNT - developing the targeted diagnostics and therapeutics of the future by combining light and functionalised nanoparticlesStone, Professor NUniversity of ExeterPhysics and Astronomy 5,752,646
Rapid Sperm CaptureSmith, Professor DJUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Mathematics 958,032
Tomo-SAXS: Imaging full-field molecular-to-macroscale biophysics of fibrous tissuesGupta, Dr HQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 451,557
Tomo-SAXS: Imaging full-field molecular-to-macroscale biophysics of fibrous tissuesTerrill, Dr NJDiamond Light SourceScience Division 91,291
Tomo-SAXS: Imaging full-field molecular-to-macroscale biophysics of fibrous tissuesLee, Professor PUCLMechanical Engineering 323,799
Tomo-SAXS: Imaging full-field molecular-to-macroscale biophysics of fibrous tissuesSherratt, Dr MUniversity of Manchester, TheSchool of Biological Sciences 48,100

Total Number of Grants: 23
Total Value of Grants: £23,659,470

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).