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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.


Mexico-UK Workshop

Mexico-UK Workshop

Posted 05/05/2015

Genome research and human health: current applications and translational potential in inflammation and infectious diseases. Genomics is revolutionising biomedical research and is rapidly finding applications in clinical and public health settings. Researcher Links Workshops promote international collaborations and bring together researchers from the UK and partner countries. The Mexico-UK Genomics Workshop will take place in Mexico on 24-28 June in Oaxtepec, Morelos. Deadline for applications: 11th May.

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NDM Receives Athena SWAN Silver Award

NDM Receives Athena SWAN Silver Award

Posted 22/04/2015

NDM are pleased to be able to announce that we have successfully achieved the Silver Athena SWAN award. The Athena SWAN Charter recognises and celebrates good practice on recruiting, retaining and promoting women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) in higher ...

Tracing many paths through the human genome

Tracing many paths through the human genome

Posted 05/05/2015

Scientists at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics have produced a method of analysing human genomes that takes into account variability between individuals. Their Nature Genetics paper demonstrated that this method can substantially improve the accuracy of genome reconstruction.

Major depression leaves a metabolic mark

Major depression leaves a metabolic mark

Posted 27/04/2015

Major depression comes with an unexpected metabolic signature, according to new evidence reported by Na Cai and Jonathan Flint of WTCHG, together with an international team of colleagues. Their findings in humans and mice offer new insight into the nature of depression. They may also yield new ways to measure and monitor mental health at the molecular level. 

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Podcast: Institutes, Centres and Units



The Jenner Institute Insectary at the Old Road Campus Research Building is used for the rearing of mosquitoes. Researchers then use these mosquitoes to test vaccines against malaria, a disease caused by Plasmodium parasites that are transmitted from one person to another by female Anopheles mosquitoes. Malaria kills around 0.8 million individuals per annum, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa where 1 in 5 childhood deaths is associated with malaria.

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Medical Grand Rounds


Thursday 7th May, 1pm to 2pm, Academic Centre, Lecture Theatre 1, JR Hospital

Oncology: "Oxford Cancer Centre Ethics Forum", Dr Ketan Shah

Acute General Medicine – Firm D: "Too much of a good thing?", Dr Sreenath Pillai and Dr David Lewis

Chair: Prof Sir Peter J Ratcliffe FRS

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