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The Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine is part of the Medical Sciences Division. It hosts one of the largest groupings of biomedical researchers in the University sector, and is also responsible for a significant part of the teaching of clinical medical students within the Oxford Medical School.

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Tuberculosis: Milestones of Discovery and Innovation

Tuberculosis: Milestones of Discovery and Innovation

Posted 19/08/2016

Free event in Blackwell Hall, Weston Library from 9th September until 16th October. Tuberculosis has been present in humans since ancient times and continues to infect millions world-wide every year. This small display charts moments in the history of tuberculosis and the medical discoveries and advances used to combat the disease.

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Oxford ranked first among global universities

Oxford ranked first among global universities

Posted 22/09/2016

Oxford becomes the first British university ever to occupy top position in the global table, which judges the performance of 980 universities across 79 countries. Oxford’s top ranking reflects its all-round strength in contemporary research and teaching. Renowned as the oldest University in the English speaking world, modern Oxford is at the forefront of the full range of academic disciplines, including medical sciences, science and engineering, humanities and social sciences.

Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe wins Lasker research awards

Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe wins Lasker research awards

Posted 13/09/2016

Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe has won one of the most prestigious prizes in medicine. The Lasker Awards recognise contributions that have allowed major advances in the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of human disease. Professor Ratcliffe is to receive the prizes for his work understanding the mechanisms by which cells sense and signal hypoxia (low oxygen levels), an important component of many human diseases including cancer, heart disease, stroke, vascular disease, and anaemia.

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Podcast: Meet the Researchers

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More effective diagnosis and treatments are needed to reduce the morbidity and mortality affecting malaria patients. Researchers at the Malaria Laboratory at MORU study the pathophysiology of the disease, and test new compound drugs for anti-malarial activity. In the context of growing artemisinin resistance, this research will have a global impact, explains Dr Kesinee Chotivanich, who heads the Malaria laboratory at MORU.

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