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.
Join researchers from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics for an evening of storytelling and music this Saturday, 10th October 2015, under the dinosaurs at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Live music provided by James Bell and the Half Moon All Stars, a collection of Oxford-based musicians who often work with adaptations of English traditional music.
Writing in the Oxford Mail, Katie Borg from the Respiratory Medicine research group explains why studying lung diseases is so important, and urges people to volunteer for studies.
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.
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