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.
As part of the new Biosense exhibition, Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Professor Chris Schofield talk about the personal story behind research into oxygen sensing and its importance to human medicine.
Nayia Petousi, a Clinical Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine, is one of 20 female scientists who have been selected to take part in a programme to help more women achieve senior research positions. The SUSTAIN programme, run by the Academy of Medical Sciences, offers a year-long programme of training, mentoring and peer networking around research.
Dr Yoel Lubell leads the economic team at the MORU Mathematical and Economic Modelling Group, based in Bangkok, Thailand. His research focuses on the evaluation of diagnostics, treatments and vaccines for infectious diseases, with the aim of providing guidance on malaria elimination and control of artemisinin resistance in the Mekong region.
Fighting malaria is one of our major objectives. Many NDM scientists try to find new ways to help the millions of people worldwide who are affected by malaria. In our edutainment game, players role-play as mosquito or malaria parasite, and interact with different stages of the disease's life-cycle.