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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 within the Oxford Medical School.

Student interview

Xi Li

Watch Xi Li from the Centre for Translational Immunology tell us about his experience a as graduate student in Oxford.

Public Engagement

Diamond Light Source Open Day 7-8 November 2015

Diamond Light Source Open Day 7-8 November 2015

Posted 13/11/2015

Researchers from the Division of Structural Biology (STRUBI) once again presented their work to the public at the Diamond Light Source open day on 7-8 November 2015. Over 500 people of all ages came to the sold-out event, where they toured the Diamond research facility and received an engaging masterclass on viruses from our scientists. STRUBI researchers provided visitors a chance to get to g ...

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Latest News

Tackling antimicrobial resistance

Tackling antimicrobial resistance

Posted 18/11/2015

To coincide with the 2015 World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Professor Philip Guerin contributes to a series in The Lancet, examining whether the global fight against antimicrobial resistance is under threat. 

Less effective antimalarial therapies can help fight malaria better

Less effective antimalarial therapies can help fight malaria better

Posted 13/11/2015

A computer simulation study led by Professor Maciej Boni from the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit suggests that most effective way to save lives from malaria, while still limiting the spread of artemisinin-resistant parasites, is to simultaneously use non-artemisinin therapy amongst more effective artemisinin-based combinations.

Potential genetic markers for diabetes risk identified

Potential genetic markers for diabetes risk identified

Posted 12/11/2015

A research collaboration by Professor Mark McCarthy at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics has identified genetic markers that could be used to understand people's risk for type 2 diabetes. 

News Archive

Podcast: Meet the Researchers



Dr Susanna Dunachie works on tropical diseases such as melioidosis, scrub typhus and vivax malaria. Melioidosis is a bacterial disease that results in pneumonia, liver and splenic abscesses and septic shock. The disease can reactivate after a latent period and is inherently resistant to many standard antibiotics. People continue to die around the world from this infection for which there is no vaccine. Understanding the disease is therefore crucial.

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Medical Grand Rounds


Thursday 26th November, 1-2pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Centre, JR Hospital

Dermatology: "Legs 11", Dr Antonia Lloyd Lavery, Dr Emily Ryder and Dr Charles Archer

Jenner Institute: "Malaria: time for a vaccine?", Prof Adrian V. S. Hill

Chair: Prof Sir Peter J Ratcliffe FRS

Upcoming Grand Rounds