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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.


CCOUC online disaster course 2015

CCOUC online disaster course 2015

Posted 19/05/2015

Registration is now open for the Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response online course. CCOUC developed this course to make lessons learnt from previous disasters available and comprehensible. Participants will gain insight and understanding of the public health issues related to disaster. They will be empowered to take actions at all levels to reduce the health risk posed by disasters. Students enrolled in the course can study at their own pace until 15th December 2015.

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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.

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NDM in Nepal

NDM in Nepal

Posted 19/05/2015

The recent earthquakes in Nepal, on the 25th April and 12th May 2015, have caused a tragic loss of life and had a devastating impact on an already fragile infrastructure. The resilience of the people of Nepal is legendary but the challenges are enormous. The initial focus was on finding ...

Whole-genome sequencing comes to the clinic

Whole-genome sequencing comes to the clinic

Posted 22/05/2015

More than 10 years after the completion of the Human Genome Project, doctors are a step closer to using whole-genome sequencing to diagnose and treat patients with genetic diseases. This follows a study by researchers from the University of Oxford and the DNA sequencing company Illumina. Results ...

NDM Receives Athena SWAN Silver Award

NDM Receives Athena SWAN Silver Award

Posted 22/04/2015

NDM are pleased to be able to announce that we have successfully achieved the Silver Athena SWAN award. The Athena SWAN Charter recognises and celebrates good practice on recruiting, retaining and promoting women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) in higher ...

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Podcast: Meet our Researchers



Challenges after this spring's earthquakes in Nepal are enormous and include risks of major epidemics, particularly of water born disease. Dr Christiane Dolecek has led a series of clinical trials on enteric fever in Vietnam and Nepal, with the aim to assess WHO recommendations as well as new treatment options.

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Medical Grand Rounds


Thursday 28th May, 1pm to 2pm, Academic Centre, Lecture Theatre 1, JR Hospital

Haematology: "Myeloma bone disease", Dr Matt Sims and Dr Karthik Ramasamy

Psychological Medicine: "When delirium goes on and on...and on", Dr Bart Sheehan

Chair: Prof Sir Peter J Ratcliffe FRS

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