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 with the Oxford Medical School.

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Photography Competition

Photography Competition

Posted 12/11/2014

Does your research produce images worthy of a journal cover? Have you taken a photo of Oxford that could be printed on a postcard? Do you have a passion for photography and fancy getting creative with a camera? Fancy being in with a chance of winning an iPad or an iPod shuffle?

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Summer internships

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Applications are now open for the 2015 Summer Internship Programme.

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Latest News

Genetics underpinning artemisinin resistance revealed

Genetics underpinning artemisinin resistance revealed

Posted 19/01/2015

NDM researchers have led the largest genome-wide association study to date of the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. The new study published in Nature Genetics unveils a complex genetic architecture that enables the parasite to develop resistance to our most effective antimalarial drug, artemisinin. The results could help to improve early detection of emerging artemisinin resistance.

Ebola research in NDM

Ebola research in NDM

Posted 07/01/2015

A clinical trial of a potential treatment for Ebola has started in Liberia, with the first Ebola patient receiving the study drug on 2 January. Funded by the Wellcome Trust, the trial aims to evaluate the effectiveness of an oral antiviral drug called brincidofovir in patients with Ebola virus disease. Brincidofovir is an experimental drug made by the US company Chimerix in Durham, North Carolina Professor Peter Horby the trial's chief Investigator, says: 'I'm delighted that the trial has started. It is a tribute to the momentous efforts of ...

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Podcast: Meet the Researchers

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EPIGENETICS, MUTATIONS & CANCER

Dr Benjamin Schuster-Böckler heads the computational group at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research. His work has demonstrated that epigenetic modifications influence the mutational landscape in cancer cells. He studies the effects of DNA-binding proteins on transcription factors, with the aim to understand the regulation (and mis-regulation) of the transcription of important oncogenes and tumour suppressors.

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Medical Grand Rounds

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Thursday 5th Feb, Lecture Theatre 1, John Radcliffe Hospital, 13:00 to 14:00

Oncology: "The Oxford Cancer Imaging Centre Programme: Using Imaging to Change the Treatment of Cancer", Dr Ricky Sharma and Prof Fergus Gleeson

Geratology: "TBA", Speaker to be confirmed

Chair: Prof Sir Peter J Ratcliffe FRS

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