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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 within the Oxford Medical School.

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Act on Acceptance update

Act on Acceptance update

Posted 29/07/2016

Do you want to know more about Open Access? Find out about Act on Acceptance & ORCID from an expert? Book a place for our session on Tuesday 23rd August, 2-3pm in Room B at the WTCHG. Juliet Ralph, the Open Access Subject librarian, will be available for your toughest questions.

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LIFE GAME SHORTLISTED FOR SAVING LIVES AT BIRTH 'PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD'

LIFE, a scenario-based mobile gaming platform that will teach healthcare workers to identify and manage medical emergencies, is one of 50 shortlisted finalists for the 'People's Choice Award' at the Saving Lives at Birth Grand Challenge.   The game has been developed by by Professor Mike English and his team at the University of Oxford in collaboration with a team of Kenyan doctors.

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Research discoveries offer hope for managing ovarian cancer

Research discoveries offer hope for managing ovarian cancer

Posted 29/07/2016
Oxford University researchers have found a way to detect ovarian cancer early and identified an enzyme that is key in making ovarian cancer more deadly. Their results provide new research routes for scientists trying to detect and beat the disease. Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics participated in this study.
Severe hepatitis: A personal story

Severe hepatitis: A personal story

Posted 28/07/2016

July 28th is World Hepatitis Day. More than 300,000 people in the United Kingdom are known to be infected with Hepatitis C virus. Although in some cases it can be a relatively mild infection and patients eventually eradicate the virus after a couple of weeks, it can also be a lifelong condition causing severe liver damage that requires a transplant and that can ultimately result in death.

New NDM professors

New NDM professors

Posted 25/07/2016

The Medical Sciences Divisional Panel has conferred the title of Professor on ten members of NDM's academic staff, Associate Professor on sixteen members of NDM's academic staff and awarded Dr Geraldine Gillespie the title of University Research Lecturer. They have all been awarded these titles in recognition of their distinction in their respective fields and contributions to the research, teaching and administration of the Department and we congratulate them on their ...

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Podcast: Meet the Researchers

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For malaria, parasite resistance and treatment efficacy is dynamic. Resistance to artemisinin, sometimes induced by poor quality medicines, causes artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) to start failing. A robust system for surveillance of resistance can help ensure people get the right treatment at the right time, explains Dr Mehul Dhorda of the Worldwide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN).

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