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.
In a public talk on Thursday 17th September at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Professor Angela Brueggemann talks about the increasing prevalence of antimicrobial-resistance bacteria in hospitals and the general community. Antimicrobial resistance is a serious global threat and there is an urgent need for new antimicrobial drugs: the Prime Minister David Cameron has announced independent review of this issue in 2014. Booking (via email) advised.
An interview with Dr Phaik Yeong Cheah discusses how labeling populations such as children and pregnant women 'vulnerable' can sometimes be harmful, depriving these groups of evidence-based medical care.
NDM is responsible for a significant part of the training of Oxford's medical students, and the University's Medical School has once again been ranked the highest for student satisfaction amongst all UK medical schools.
In a follow-up to a recent commentary in Nature, Professor Trudie Lang shares her tips for designing and operating a clinical trial during a disease outbreak.
Professor Panagis Filippakopoulos is interested in the molecular mechanisms of transcription, where the formation of non-covalent protein complexes is mediated by post-translational modifications. Dysfunction in this epigenetic signalling process is linked to disease, particularly cancer.
Try some hand-on science at the Nuffield Department of Medicine: our scientists are leading the fight against Ebola, working out ways to treat cancer with personalised medicine, and uncovering the history hidden in the genes of the British people. Come and make mosquito models, tour a lab, extract DNA from strawberries, find your place on a gene tree and make DNA bracelets: there will be ...