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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.

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Oxford Open Doors 2016

Oxford Open Doors 2016

Posted 16/08/2016

The science fair will have lots of fun, hands on activities including making DNA out of lego, have a go at trying on personal protective equipment, try your hand at pipetting and discover which patient has a disease, find out how immunotherapy works to tackle cancer, look through gunge to find the cells, test out your lungs with ping pong table football, build a mosquito and more. No need to book ...

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Study reveals how our genes can alter action of the most commonly used Type 2 diabetes drug

Study reveals how our genes can alter action of the most commonly used Type 2 diabetes drug

Posted 12/08/2016
It has been known for some time that metformin works better in some people than others but the reasons for this have not been understood. Now research carried out by the large international Metformin Genetics Consortium, including NDM researchers, has identified a genetic variant  that alters how well metformin works.
Rapid bacterial infection test reduces antibiotic use

Rapid bacterial infection test reduces antibiotic use

Posted 04/08/2016

Prof. Heiman Wertheim and a team of researchers from the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Vietnam have shown that using a rapid (5-minute) test can reduce antibiotic misuse for respiratory infections. Cutting the number of unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions is a key way to prevent the spread of antibiotic-resistant infections.

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Podcast: Meet the Researchers

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More effective diagnosis and treatments are needed to reduce the morbidity and mortality affecting malaria patients. Researchers at the Malaria Laboratory at MORU study the pathophysiology of the disease, and test new compound drugs for anti-malarial activity. In the context of growing artemisinin resistance, this research will have a global impact, explains Dr Kesinee Chotivanich, who heads the Malaria laboratory at MORU.

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