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JSPS Summer Studentships 2024

Current Application Deadline: 31 July 2024 11:46

About the Grant

A student bursary to support Year 1 and Year 2 medical and dental students to carry out a research project in pathology during vacation periods.

Up to £220 per week, with a maximum of £1,100 per student (equivalent to a 5 week placement)

Who is eligible?

Research-active, medically qualified, Consultant Pathologists or Clinical Lecturers (or local equivalent), who are members of the Pathological Society and in a substantive or honorary post at a University or Research Institute

Deadline Dates

Applications are open any time from 1 January - 31 October and are reviewed on a rollling basis.

Applications must be submitted at least 6 week before the proposed start date of the project

Please read the full terms and conditions before applying

How do I apply?


Apply for this grant

Projects funded from the JSPS Summer Studentships


Solitary fibrous tumour, a rare soft tissue tumour - Emily Rose Hepburn / Prof Adrienne Flanagan

Multiplex immunoflyorescence and deep learning analysis to study the tumour microenvironment landscape in biopsies of relapsed and non-relapsed follicular lyphoma patients - Victoria Ngai / Prof Teresa Marafioti

Characterisation Of Spread Through Air Spaces As A Cause Of Recurrence In Non-small Cell Lung Cancer - Sumayyah Imran / Dr David Moore

The potential of CD47 as a therapeutic target for treatment of marginal zone lymphomas (MZL) - Sam Chamberlain-Keen / Prof Teresa Marafioti

The Presence of Macrophages, both M1 and M2 Sub-types, in Colorectal Tumours and their effect on Patient Outcome - Supervisor Dr Manuel Rodriguez-Justo 

Use of Machine Learning to Risk Stratify Solitary Fibrous Tumours - Matthew D'Costa / Prof Adrienne Flanagan

CSF Cytology Changes before and during the Covid-19 pandemic - Vaishnavi Sabarigirivasan / Dr Ash Merve

DSTORM Imaging of Receptor Signalling in Epithelia and Immune Cells in Human Bowel Cancer - Jennifer Glass / Dr Debamita Bhattaccharjee and Prof Philip Quirke, Leeds

Identification Of Methylation-specific Markers In Chordoma - Calum Connolly / Prof Adrienne Flanagan, UCL

Bioinformatics Analysis of Histopathological Variables in Melanoma Patients to Determine Prognostic Significance Nekmee Gunasekera / Prof Somaia ElSheikh

Investigating a Surrogate Marker to Distinguish Astrocytomas and Oligodendrogliomas  Alex Matthews / Prof Kathreena Kurian, Bristol

Exploration of the T-cell Differentiation Landscape in Soft Tissue Sarcoma Using a Transcriptional Signature Julia Bylinska / Dr Nischalan Pillay and Dr Shade Hames, UCL


3D Reconstruction of Pig Liver Following High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)  Arif Hanafi Bin Jalal/Prof Quaglia UCL