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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.


Summit on Ebola 15th July

Summit on Ebola 15th July

Posted 26/06/2015

Registration now open for a summit on Ebola at the Said Business School. 'The Global Response to Ebola: Implications for Future Drug & Vaccine Development' meeting brings together world-leading Ebola and medical experts to discuss the efforts to combat the disease. NDM Professors Adrian Hill and Peter Horby will discuss their recent findings.

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Tuberculosis test breakthrough

Tuberculosis test breakthrough

Posted 24/06/2015

Tuberculosis sufferers may be able get drug treatment sooner, thanks to a new whole genome sequencing technique. Academics at Oxford University have developed a new test to detect which drugs are effective for patients. Current tests have a six-week wait before results, whereas the new test produces results in three weeks. NDM Professor Tim Peto led this study.

Ebola treatment trial completed

Ebola treatment trial completed

Posted 22/06/2015

An Oxford University led study into the effectiveness of a potential Ebola treatment, called TKM-Ebola-Guinea, is no longer recruiting patients after reaching a pre-defined endpoint.

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Podcast: Meet our Researchers

Understanding which variations in our DNA affect susceptibility to diseases can provide new insights into the disease process and lead to new treatments. Professor Peter Donnelly leads large collaborative human genetic studies, and his group develops and applies statistical methods to extract maximal information from the large datasets generated by genomic studies.

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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.