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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 with the Oxford Medical School.


Ethics Workshop

Ethics Workshop

Posted 16/04/2014

On Thursday 1st May 2014 there will be an ethics workshop in the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genomics. The workshop will run between 10am and 4pm and will aim to explore aim some of the ethical issues relating to genomics, including consent, biobanking and incidental findings. To book a place please email brcpa@well.ox.ac.uk

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World health day 2014

World health day 2014

Posted 07/04/2014

World health day is celebrated each year on 7th April and marks the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organisation. The theme for 2014 is ‘vector-born diseases’. The Nuffield Department of Medicine spoke to Professor Nick Day, Director of the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU) about his research on scrub typhus, a vector-borne disease that is common in the Asia Pacific region.

NDM students compete in boat race

NDM students compete in boat race

Posted 04/04/2014

NDM students Karl Hudspith and Malcolm Howard were selected as part of the Oxford crew for the BNY Mellon Oxford-Cambridge annual boatrace on Sunday 6th April, 2014. They helped row the Oxford boat to the biggest victory over Cambridge since 1973. Karl’s research interest is the Next Generation Sequencing and Sequence Capture for Molecular Diagnosis of Inherited Retinal Degenerative Diseases under the supervision of Dr Jenny Taylor. Malcolm ...

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COMRU Podcast


The Cambodia Oxford Medical Research Unit (COMRU) was established in 2007 as a collaboration between the Angkor Hospital for Children and MORU. COMRU prospectively defines the causes of febrile illness and establishes susceptibility patterns of common culturable bacterial pathogens. This data also allows researchers to identify causes of sepsis and sepsis-related death, improving diagnosis, treatment and management of paediatric infections in Cambodia.

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Making Your Mark


NDM is offering training in research impact for early- and mid-career researchers.
The course is designed by Vitae and is part of the Researcher Development Framework.

The course is a one-day offering, and covers impact statements and engagement with a wide range of stakeholders such as funders, policymakers and the general public. It will be useful for early career as well as more established researchers looking to add to their skills in research communication.

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