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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.


Richard Doll Society 2016 Conference

Richard Doll Society 2016 Conference

Posted 04/10/2016

Join the Richard Doll Society for our 2016 conference. 29th October 2016, 9:30am-3:30pm, Green Templeton College. 

Zika and Ebola: Two viruses that are emerging as huge global threats to human health.

What can we learn from the past? How must we approach the future? Some of Oxford’s leading scientists host an exciting day of lectures, seminars and films providing insight into how the world should respond to these threats.

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Professor Kevin Marsh recognised for contributions to health in Africa

Professor Kevin Marsh recognised for contributions to health in Africa

Posted 18/10/2016

Oxford Professor of Tropical Medicine Kevin Marsh has won the Al-Sumait Prize for Health for his contributions to health in Africa. His award recognises his sustained efforts to control and eradicate malaria, which impacts the health of tens of millions of African children.

Professor Marsh's research on malaria spans more than three decades, from studying the immunology of malaria in the Gambia to his recent role as director of the KEMRI-Wellcome programme in Kenya from 1989 to 2014.

Ada Lovelace Day 2016

Ada Lovelace Day 2016

Posted 06/10/2016

Ada Lovelace Day is an annual international event to celebrate the achievements of women in Science, Engineering, Technology and Maths.

NDM is proud to have many successful female scientists in a variety of roles across the Department. To mark this occasion NDM spoke to some of our successful female scientists about their careers and inspiration to become a scientist. 

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Podcast: Meet our Researchers

High altitude illness can be prevented by a simple rule: don't go too high, too fast.
Drugs can also be used, and Dr Buddha Basnyat showed that a much lower dose of Diamox, a commonly used drug, is as effective. His research also focusses on the effect of high altitude on pilgrims, an older, poorer and more vulnerable population.

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Medical Grand Round


Thursday 27th October, 1-2pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Centre, JR Hospital

Cardiothoracic surgery: "The Use of Randomized Clinical Trials to Distort Best Clinical Practice", Prof David Taggart

Acute General Medicine Firm D: "A Thai Takeaway", Dr Maheshi Ramasamy

Chair: Prof Chris Conlon

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