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.
The NIHR Oxford BRC/BRU Prinicipal Fellow Competition seeks to appoint a limited number of fellows, who will receive an award of £15,000 per year for a period of three years. Submission deadline: 26th October 2015. If you are interested in applying, please contact your local adminstrator or grants team.
A Nature paper, lead-authored by Dr Dominic Kwiatkowski describes DNA variations that protect African children from developing severe malaria. An animated video from the Malaria Genomic Epidemiology Network which carried out the study, explains the results.
Professor Kevin Marsh is the 100th recipient of the Liverpool School of Medicine's Mary Kingsley medal. The medal, awarded since 1903, recognizes his outstanding contributions to tropical medicine: he is a senior advisor to the African Academy of Sciences, and as the director of the KEMRI research programme in Kenya from 1989 to 2014, he helped grow one of the Africa's leading health research instituitions.
Dr Charlie Woodrow is based at MORU in Bangkok, Thailand, where he coordinates clinical and laboratory studies on resistance to artemisinins. Bringing together diverse datasets of clinical, in vitro and molecular data has helped better understand the emerging resistance, particularly in Myanmar.
Thursday 8th October, 1 till 2pm, Lecture Theatre 1, John Radcliffe Hospital
Neurology: “Uncommon cases of neurological hyponatraemia”, Dr Alastair Webb, Dr Allyson Parry and Dr Michele Hu
Respiratory: 'TBA', to be announced
Chair: Prof Sir Peter J Ratcliffe FRS