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Physiology - Research

Course overview
The Discipline carries out research in a number of areas including the disorders of the central nervous system, electrophysiology, ovarian physiology, skeletal muscle physiology, diabetes mellitus and liver regeneration.

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have a high honours standard in a relevant academic discipline at primary degree level or equivalent together with the support of an academic staff member who is approved by the College to supervise the research in terms of its nature and scope.

Additionally candidates may be required to submit a research proposal for consideration by the School as part of their application.

Duration

Course Code: PhD (full-time) 1PM1; PhD (part-time) 1PM2 MSc (full-time) 1MS1; MSc (part-time) 1MS2 College of Science—PhD (full-time) 1PS1; PhD (part-time) 1PS2 MSc (full-time) 1MS1; MSc (part-time) 1MS2

PhD (Physiology), part-time
MSc (Physiology), full-time
MSc (Physiology), part-time

Further enquiries

Ms. Fiona Byrne
E: fbyrne@nuigalway.ie
T: +353 91 492 761

Research areas

Research Areas

Neurotoxicity, neurodegeneration and neuroprotection

Reproductive physiology

Liver microcirculation and regeneration

Skeletal muscle plasticity and muscular dystrophy

Epithelial physiology and electrophysiology

Neuroinflammation, mood disorders and pain

Gastric function; Diabetes Mellitus

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