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Accepting PhD Students
Professor O'Kane is open to wide-ranging PhD applications from candidates with a basic science or clinical background.
Her interests include respiratory failure in the critically ill, particularly the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), mechanisms if tissue damage and repair in the lung, mycobacterial infection including Tuberculosis and Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial infection, and novel therapies including biological and cellular therapies to treat infection and inflammation in the lung. Her group works in both wet lab and clinical research, and has a particular focus on human models of the lung environment.
Previous research experience is desirable although not essential.
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