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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 (£)
A multidisciplinary approach to modelling the early stages of metastasisInsall, Professor RobertUniversity of GlasgowCollege of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sc 250,355
A universal chemical proteomic platform to uncover the impact of dynamic protein S-acylation in cancerTate, Professor EdwardImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 251,632
An integrated biophysics approach towards realisation of a new class of membrane-active anticancer therapiesBeales, Dr P AUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 906,288
Combined LAPS and SICM for multimodal live cell imagingLengyel, Dr IQueen's University of BelfastSch of Medicine, Dentistry & Biomed Sci 120,946
Combined LAPS and SICM for multimodal live cell imagingKrause, Dr SQueen Mary University of LondonSchool of Engineering & Materials Scienc 571,840
Determining and exploiting the anti-cancer properties of naked mole-rat hyaluronanFrankel, Dr DanielNewcastle UniversityChemical Engineering & Advanced Material 244,818
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, Dr TUniversity of SurreyChemical Engineering 345,914
Extended super-resolution three-dimensional mechanical probing in living cells.Fritzsche, Dr MUniversity of OxfordRDM Investigative Medicine 426,631
High content FLIM, FRET, and localisation imaging to characterise inter-cellular heterogeneity in PI3K signalling to glycolysis in breast cancerSahai, Dr ErikThe Francis Crick InstituteResearch 242,676
Identification and nucleotide resolution mapping of alkyl adducts in human DNAPovey, Dr AndrewUniversity of Manchester, TheSchool of Medical Sciences 253,881
Immuno-chemotherapeutic Metal Complexes for Cancer Stem Cell-Directed TherapySuntharalingam, Dr KUniversity of LeicesterChemistry 217,731
Investigating the physical and biological determinants of cancer cell extravasationMoeendarbary, Dr EmadaldinUCLMechanical Engineering 256,338
Modelling sperm-mucus interactions across scalesKeaveny, Dr E EImperial College LondonDept of Mathematics 694,462
Nanoengineered microneedle arrays for enhanced delivery of long-acting HIV medicinesDonnelly, Professor RQueen's University of BelfastSch of Pharmacy 1,095,411
Nanoengineered microneedle arrays for enhanced plasmonic photothermal therapy of basal cell carcinoma.Donnelly, Professor RQueen's University of BelfastSch of Pharmacy 821,430
New bioorthogonal Raman tags as tools for preclinical oncology drug developmentBrunton, Professor ValerieUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Cancer Research Centre 254,320
New biophysical tools to elucidate the role of P53 aggregates in cancer biologyKlenerman, Professor DavidUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 193,699
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
Personalised nanomedicine for cancer therapyBattaglia, Professor GUCLChemistry 1,488,629
Profiling the „Methylome? Targets of the Histone Lysine Methyltransferases: DOT1LFuchter, Dr MatthewImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 212,259
Raman Nanotheranostics - RaNT - developing the targeted diagnostics and therapeutics of the future by combining light and functionalised nanoparticlesStone, Professor NUniversity of ExeterPhysics 5,752,646
Rapid Sperm CaptureSmith, Professor DJUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Mathematics 958,032
Tackling human dental caries by multi-modal correlative microscopy and multi-physics modellingKorsunsky, Professor AMUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 1,768,953
Understanding the biophysical basis of cellular shape change during mitosisSalbreux, Dr GuillaumeThe Francis Crick InstituteResearch 186,522

Total Number of Grants: 27
Total Value of Grants: £21,125,101

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