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.
Have an innovative healthcare idea but don't know where to get started? Innovation Forum Oxford is hosting a free symposium on Innovation in the NHS, on the 30th of November, at the John Radcliffe hospital. The evening includes expert talks and advice, as well as networking opportunities at a free drinks reception. The event is free, but registration is advised.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday 3rd December, 1-2pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Centre, JR Hospital
Medical Director’s Office: "TBA", TBA
Silver Star: "Acute Liver Failure in Pregnancy", Dr Jennifer Hogan and Dr Lucy Mackillop
Chair: Prof Sir Peter J Ratcliffe FRS