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.
Old Fire Station, Oxford, 8th March, 5pm-7.30pm
Come join the Nuffield Department of Medicine and Diamond Light Source for a film festival celebrating the history and development of X-ray crystallography and structural biology. Between the films, there will be opportunities to discuss the work with the featured scientists.
NDM is proud to be a Principal Partner of the Oxfordshire Science Festival 2015 and will be taking part in a number of events during the festival with fun activities for all the family.
Recent reports suggest that artemisinin drug resistance is emerging and spreading in many parts of the Asian Mekong region.
A study published today by NDM researchers in Lancet Infectious Diseases reports that the spread of artemisinin drug resistance is following the same historical route as resistance to other antimalarial drugs, chloroquine and sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine.
Professor Xin Lu from Ludwig Cancer Research led a team of researchers looking at how a protein, iASPP, might be involved in the growth of tumours. They found that it has a surprising role in regulating the 'glue' that holds heart cells together, a finding that may explain how a gene defect could cause sudden cardiac death.
Thursday 5th March, Lecture Theatre 1, John Radcliffe Hospital, 13:00 to 14:00
Emergency Medicine: "Avalanche on Everest: challenges of working at the worlds highest ED", Dr Suzy Stokes
Dermatology: "Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia: A Lonely Hairs Club", Dr Caroline Champagne