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About NDM

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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.

Student interview

Xi Li

Watch Xi Li from the Centre for Translational Immunology tell us about his experience a as graduate student in Oxford.


Innovation in the NHS Symposium

Innovation in the NHS Symposium

Posted 27/11/2015

Have an innovative healthcare idea but don't know where to get started? Innovation Forum Oxford is hosting a free symposium on Innovation in the NHS, on the 30th of November, at the John Radcliffe hospital. The evening includes expert talks and advice, as well as networking opportunities at a free drinks reception. The event is free, but registration is advised.

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Latest News

Speeding up drug development

Speeding up drug development

Posted 26/11/2015

Speaking to ITV news, Professor Dave Stuart from STRUBI describes how fragment screening at the Diamond Light Source means that the most promising drug targets can now be identified much faster. 

Tackling antimicrobial resistance

Tackling antimicrobial resistance

Posted 18/11/2015

To coincide with the 2015 World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Professor Philip Guerin contributes to a series in The Lancet, examining whether the global fight against antimicrobial resistance is under threat. 

Less effective antimalarial therapies can help fight malaria better

Less effective antimalarial therapies can help fight malaria better

Posted 13/11/2015

A computer simulation study led by Professor Maciej Boni from the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit suggests that most effective way to save lives from malaria, while still limiting the spread of artemisinin-resistant parasites, is to simultaneously use non-artemisinin therapy amongst more effective artemisinin-based combinations.

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Podcast: Meet the Researchers



Dr Susanna Dunachie works on tropical diseases such as melioidosis, scrub typhus and vivax malaria. Melioidosis is a bacterial disease that results in pneumonia, liver and splenic abscesses and septic shock. The disease can reactivate after a latent period and is inherently resistant to many standard antibiotics. People continue to die around the world from this infection for which there is no vaccine. Understanding the disease is therefore crucial.

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Medical Grand Rounds


Thursday 3rd December, 1-2pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Centre, JR Hospital

Medical Director’s Office: "TBA", TBA

Silver Star: "Acute Liver Failure in Pregnancy", Dr Jennifer Hogan and Dr Lucy Mackillop

Chair: Prof Sir Peter J Ratcliffe FRS

Upcoming Grand Rounds