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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.


Chris Pugh at Museum of Natural History

Chris Pugh at Museum of Natural History

Posted 27/07/2015

In a talk on Saturday 1st August, Professor Chris Pugh reveals the personal story behind research into oxygen sensing and its importance to human medicine. This talk is part of the Biosense exhibition programme and is suitable for adults.

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Head of Department Public Engagement Prize

Head of Department Public Engagement Prize

Posted 28/07/2015

Know anyone who has done an excellent job of public engagement and science outreach at NDM? Let us know! We're awarding a Head of the Department Public Engagement Prize in three categories: individual (for a named person who has undertaken a project/s on their own), group (for a group of people, such as a lab, who have jointly worked on a project/s) and an international category (for outreach ...

Congratulations to NDM researchers

Congratulations to NDM researchers

Posted 23/07/2015

The University of Oxford has conferred the title of Professor on five NDM researchers earlier this month, and the University of Bristol awarded a Honorary degree to Professor David Stuart on 23rd July.  Katja Simon's work on immunulogy (which has implications for diseases such as leukemia) has been recognized by her appointment to a Professorship in Immunology. Peter Horby, who work on ...

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Podcast: Meet our Researchers



A social scientist and public health researcher based in Kenya, Professor Vicki Marsh aims to understand and strenghten policies based on social and ethical aspects of international collaborations. Improving communications between researchers and the patients and local communities is not only ethically important; it can also lead to better research.

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The Life Cycle of Malaria


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.