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.


NDM Prize Studentships

NDM Prize Studentships

Posted 24/10/2014

The four year NDM Prize Studentships are our principal fully-funded awards and are open to outstanding candidates from any country without restriction. The departmental Prize Studentships are awarded for DPhil (PhD) students starting at the beginning of the academic year in October and have a generous stipend of £18,000 per annum, which is tax-free. The Nuffield Professor of Medicine is also able to award additional stipends (Osler Awards) of up to £5,000 per annum in exceptional cases. Please note that the closing date for applications for the October 2015 start is 12 noon (GMT) on 9th January 2015.

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Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases online.

Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases online.

Posted 23/10/2014

The Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases provides a practical and visual overview of the current distribution and determinants of major infectious diseases of humans. The maps are accompanied by a concise summary of key information on the infectious agent and its clinical and epidemiological characteristics. The Atlas has been edited by Prof Peter Horby and Prof Heiman Wertheim, and is freely available online or to buy in print from Wiley-Blackwell.

Ebola research in NDM

Ebola research in NDM

Posted 15/10/2014

The Jenner Institute team, led by Professor Adrian Hill has been funded with a £2.8 million grant from the Wellcome Trust, the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID). The money will allow the team to start safety tests of the vaccine alongside similar trials in the US run by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, a part of the NIH). The first out of 60 volunteers ...

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Meet the Students: Hilary Martin


Hilary Martin, born in Australia, joined the University of Oxford in 2011. Prior to her DPhil she studied Genetics at the University of Queensland (Australia).

She is a member of Balliol college and her research is on whole-genome sequencing for translational research under the supervision of Professor Peter Donnelly.

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Medical Grand Rounds


Thu 30th Oct 2014 from 13:00 to 14:00, Lecture Theatre 1, John Radcliffe Hospital

“Transsexuals are just normal people, a patient’s story in our Trust”, Ms Delia Johnston, CEO of ‘Trans-sexuals in Sport’ and Dr Sally Newman

Acute General Medicine Firm D: “DNACPR: balancing the risks and benefits”, Dr Alanah Proctor, Dr Harish Patel and Dr David Lewis

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