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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.


EU Funding in Horizon 2020 - Brexit and Beyond

EU Funding in Horizon 2020 - Brexit and Beyond

Posted 02/12/2016

Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Kennedy Institute, Old Road Campus, 8 December – 10-11am  

This talk will outline the implications of the vote to leave the EU on participation in existing EC-funded research awards and future EC funding opportunities as well as give details of what the University of Oxford is doing to ensure the best possible outcomes for research and education in the negotiation of the UK’s new relationship with the EU.

The presentation will last approximately 30 minutes followed by 15 minutes for questions. Speaker: Gill Wells, Head of European Team

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World AIDS day 2016

World AIDS day 2016

Posted 01/12/2016
Every year World AIDS Day is marked on 1st December.  Across NDM, research is being carried out into HIV/AIDS to understand more about the disease and to ultimately find a prevention and cure. NDM spoke to Tomáš Hanke, Professor of Vaccine Immunology, University of Oxford and Distinguished Professor, Kumamoto University about his ongoing collaborative research to develop an HIV vaccine.
Scientists identify genetic marker for resistance to malaria treatment in Cambodia

Scientists identify genetic marker for resistance to malaria treatment in Cambodia

Posted 08/11/2016

Global efforts to try and treat and eradicate malaria are being hampered by increasing resistance of the disease-causing Plasmodium parasite to anti-malarial drugs.

A new study led by researchers from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics has identified genetic markers linked to resistance to the anti-malarial drug piperaquine. This new information can be used as a tool to identify areas where resistance is emerging and where current treatment strategies are likely to fail.

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Podcast: Meet our Researchers


Although all cells in our body have the same genome, they look different and perform different functions. Epigenetic modifications such as methylations ensure which sets of genes are expressed in specific cells and how this specificity is inherited. Cancer cells show particular epigenetic abnormalities which can be targeted for cancer therapies, as explained by Professor Skirmantas Kriaucionis.

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Medical-Surgical Grand Round


Friday 9th December, 8-9am, Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Centre, JR Hospital

Haematology: "Go Bloodless", Dr Sue Pavord and the Blood Transfusion Team

Chair: Prof Chris O'Callaghan

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