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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 with the Oxford Medical School.


World Congress on Toxinology

World Congress on Toxinology

Posted 24/08/2015

Registration closes 31st August for the 18th World Congress of the International Society on Toxinology. Experts discuss all aspects of natural toxins from 25-30 September in Oxford. Pre-congress workshops on the 24th discuss select topics in detail; a free public event on 27th September explains why venoms are so fascinating to researchers of all stripes. 

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'The Vulnerability Box'

'The Vulnerability Box'

Posted 17/08/2015

An interview with Dr Phaik Yeong Cheah discusses how labeling populations such as children and pregnant women 'vulnerable' can sometimes be harmful, depriving these groups of evidence-based medical care. 

Oxford Medical School top for student satisfaction

Oxford Medical School top for student satisfaction

Posted 17/08/2015

NDM is responsible for a significant part of the training of Oxford's medical students, and the University's Medical School has once again been ranked the highest for student satisfaction amongst all UK medical schools. 

Conducting clinical trials during disease outbreak

Conducting clinical trials during disease outbreak

Posted 14/08/2015

In a follow-up to a recent commentary in Nature, Professor Trudie Lang shares her tips for designing and operating a clinical trial during a disease outbreak.

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Podcast: Meet our Researchers

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Professor Panagis Filippakopoulos is interested in the molecular mechanisms of transcription, where the formation of non-covalent protein complexes is mediated by post-translational modifications. Dysfunction in this epigenetic signalling process is linked to disease, particularly cancer.

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Public Engagement Prize


Know anyone who has done an excellent job of public engagement and science outreach at NDM?Let us know!

We're awarding a Head of the Department Public Engagement Prize in three categories (individual, group and international outreach)

Nominations close 31st August 2015, so submit your nominations soon. Email us if you have any questions.