About NDM

NDM Research Building

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.


CSC-NDM Scholarships

CSC-NDM Scholarships

Posted 26/09/2014

This scheme aims to provide Chinese students who demonstrate both academic excellence and leadership potential with the opportunity to study for a DPhil at the University of Oxford. The scholarships are supported jointly by the China Scholarship Council (on behalf of the Chinese Ministry of Education) and the University of Oxford. A number of scholarships are specifically available to Chinese students applying to the DPhil (PhD) in Clinical Medicine programme in the Nuffield Department of Medicine, these are supported by the CSC and NDM.

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Latest News

Peter Horby to lead fast-tracked Ebola trials

Peter Horby to lead fast-tracked Ebola trials

Posted 23/09/2014

Investigational Ebola treatments are to be tested in West Africa for the first time as part of an international initiative to fast-track trials of the most promising drugs, for the disease that has already led to over 2,600 deaths. A £3.2 million grant from the Wellcome Trust will enable multiple partners around the world, including the International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infections Consortium (ISARIC), the University of ...

First volunteer receives new Ebola vaccine in UK trial

First volunteer receives new Ebola vaccine in UK trial

Posted 18/09/2014

The first out of 60 volunteers to participate in a trial to test whether a new Ebola vaccine produces a good immune response and with few side effects, was vaccinated on 17th September 2014. Ruth Atkins, a communications and engagement manager working for NHS Central Southern Commissioning Support Unit from Marcham in Oxfordshire who is 48 years of age, was injected with the candidate Ebola vaccine in her upper arm. The candidate Ebola vaccine ...

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Podcast: Guy Thwaites



Professor Guy Thwaites is trying to improve outcomes for patients with tuberculous meningitis, the most severe form of tuberculosis. 100, 000 people a year  get tuberculous meningitis and without treatment 100% of people with the disease will die.

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Medical Grand Rounds


Thu 09th Oct 2014 from 13:00 to 14:00, Lecture Theatre 1, John Radcliffe Hospital

Renal Unit: Dr Matthew Sypek, Dr Ben Storey and Prof David Mole

Acute General Medicine Firm A: Dr Rustam Rea and Dr Tim Bonnici

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