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.
Registration now open for a summit on Ebola at the Said Business School. 'The Global Response to Ebola: Implications for Future Drug & Vaccine Development' meeting brings together world-leading Ebola and medical experts to discuss the efforts to combat the disease. NDM Professors Adrian Hill and Peter Horby will discuss their recent findings.
Tuberculosis sufferers may be able get drug treatment sooner, thanks to a new whole genome sequencing technique. Academics at Oxford University have developed a new test to detect which drugs are effective for patients. Current tests have a six-week wait before results, whereas the new test produces results in three weeks. NDM Professor Tim Peto led this study.
An Oxford University led study into the effectiveness of a potential Ebola treatment, called TKM-Ebola-Guinea, is no longer recruiting patients after reaching a pre-defined endpoint.
Fighting malaria is one of our major objectives. Many NDM scientists try to find new ways to help the millions of people worldwide who are affected by malaria. In our edutainment game, players role-play as mosquito or malaria parasite, and interact with different stages of the disease's life-cycle.