The 0+4 MRC DTP program has allowed me to continue working on a project that I did as part of my MRes. I felt that my PhD project could open new lines of inquiry in the study of the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease. I was also interested in the wider development opportunities included in this doctoral programme.
Investigating the genetic architecture of orofacial granulomatosis (OFG)
Mentzer A, Nayee S, Omar Y, Hullah E, Taylor K, Goel R, Bye H, Shembesh T, Elliott TR, Campbell H, Patel P, Nolan A, Mansfield J, Challacombe S, Escudier M, Mathew CG, Sanderson JD, Prescott NJ. Genetic Association Analysis Reveals Differences in the Contribution of NOD2 Variants to the Clinical Phenotypes of Orofacial Granulomatosis. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2016 ;22(7):1552-8.