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.
The University has received a new alocation of Erasmus funding to support staff in undertaking training opportunities aross Europe. The Erasmus programme is designed to encourage student and staff mobility for study and work, and to promote co-operation amongst universities across Europe.
A Blueprint article discusses how researchers from the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, including Professors Peter Horby and Trudie Lang, led the frontline research response against Ebola, and how Professor Adrian Hill led the search for a vaccine at the height of the crisis. Professor Hill will also be giving the 2016 Oxford London lecture next month.
In pregnant women, severe malaria is responsible for high maternal mortality, and uncomplicated malaria results in in high morbidity. Careful documentation of treatments showed that, although not all drugs are available for pregnant women, early treatment can greatly increase the outcome of the pregnancy, and give that child a better chance at a productive life, explains Professor Rose McGready.
Thursday 11th February, 1-2pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Centre, JR Hospital
Gastroenterology: 'TBA', Dr Adam Bailey
Neurology: 'TBA', Dr Mkael Symmonds
Chair: Prof Sir Peter J Ratcliffe FRS