Anaesthetic Research Society Vacation Studentships

Successful applications


The effect of selenium on mitochondrial function and biogenesis in endothelial cells under conditions mimicking sepsis (Prof H Galley, Dr D Lowes)

 Galley_Lowes ARS Vacation Report 2013 (294 KB)

Exploring the role of heterodimerization of mu and delta opioid receptors in beta-arrestin coupling (Prof TG Hales, Dr C Weir)

 Hales_Weir 2013 ARS Vacation Studentship 2013 Report (9.80 MB)


No awards were made in 2012.


Development and validation of a quantitative phenotype model for malignant hyperthermia susceptibility (Dr PK Gupta, Prof PM Hopkins, Leeds).

 Hopkins & Gupta ARS Vacation Studentship Report  (78 KB)

The effect of apocynin on endothelial cells under conditions of sepsis (Prof H Galley, Dr D A Lowes)

 Galley and Lowes Vacation studentship 2011.pdf (69 KB)


Identification of the molecular interactions of xenon with the NMDA glycine-receptor site (Dr Robert Dickinson, Imperial College, London).
 Dr Robert Dickinson.pdf (293 KB)

Potential of iron chelators in protecting against mitochondrial damage under conditions of sepsis (Dr Damon Lowes, University of Aberdeen).
 Dr Damon Lowes.pdf (173 KB)


Expression of classical cannabinoid CB1/CB2 and the novel GPR55 receptor mRNA in human heart.
(Lambert & Thompson, Leicester)
 Lambert Report 2009.pdf (46 KB)


Intrathecal stability of clinical admixtures of morphine, bupivacaine, clonidine and baclofen.
(Sneyd & Priston, Plymouth)
 Sneyd ARS vacation report 2008.pdf (25 KB)

Is pentraxin-3 regulated by antioxidants under conditions of sepsis?
(Galley & Lowes, Aberdeen)
 ARS-GalleyReport2008.pdf (101 KB)


To investigate the mechanism for the neuroprotective effect of Xenon in an in vitro model of acute neuronal injury.
(Maze & Sun, Imperial College, London)

EM quantification of cytochrome-c in ciliated epithelium using immunogold tagged monoclonal antibodies.
(Sneyd & Ferrigan, Plymouth)

The effects of pre-exposure of lymphocytes to hyperbaric oxygen on hydrogen peroxide-induced DNA damage.
(Sneyd & Archer, Plymouth)