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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.

Events

Peter Ratcliffe at the Museum of Natural History

Peter Ratcliffe at the Museum of Natural History

Posted 07/07/2015

As part of the new Biosense exhibition, Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Professor Chris Schofield talk about the personal story behind research into oxygen sensing and its importance to human medicine.

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Chas Bountra on the story of the Structural Genomics Consortium

Chas Bountra on the story of the Structural Genomics Consortium

Posted 07/07/2015

Oxford Biotech talks to Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) Chief Scientist Professor Chas Bountra, about the story of the SGC, and open innovation in drug discovery.

NDM scientist selected for career advancement scheme

NDM scientist selected for career advancement scheme

Posted 30/06/2015

Nayia Petousi, a Clinical Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine, is one of 20 female scientists who have been selected to take part in a programme to help more women achieve senior research positions. The SUSTAIN programme, run by the Academy of Medical Sciences, offers a year-long programme of training, mentoring and peer networking around research.

News Archive

Podcast: Meet our Researchers

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THE GENETICS OF METABOLIC DISEASES

Professor Wyatt Yue explores how genetic defects lead to disease at the molecular level. A missing step in a metabolic pathway leads to the build-up of toxic compounds, and the lack of materials essential for normal function. Professor Yue studies the shape and function of these defective enzymes, in order to eventually develop new small molecule drugs.

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The Life Cycle of Malaria

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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.

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