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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.


Cheltenham Science Festival 2015

Cheltenham Science Festival 2015

Posted 09/03/2015

The NDM is sponsoring the Cheltenham Science Festival again this year, from June 2nd to June 7th, and will have a stall in the Discover Zone all that week.  We will have a 3x3m stall to house an exhibit and researchers and are planning to change this exhibit every day, to give as many people as ...

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World Immunization Week 2015

World Immunization Week 2015

Posted 27/04/2015

Many researchers within NDM are working on life-saving vaccines for a variety of serious illnesses, ranging from HIV to malaria, or improving existing vaccines to make them more effective. To mark WHO Immunization Week NDM spoke to two scientists about their research.

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 ...

Major depression leaves a metabolic mark

Major depression leaves a metabolic mark

Posted 27/04/2015

Major depression comes with an unexpected metabolic signature, according to new evidence reported by Na Cai and Jonathan Flint of WTCHG, together with an international team of colleagues. Their findings in humans and mice offer new insight into the nature of depression. They may also yield new ways to measure and monitor mental health at the molecular level. 

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Podcast: Institutes, Centres and Units



The Jenner Institute Insectary at the Old Road Campus Research Building is used for the rearing of mosquitoes. Researchers then use these mosquitoes to test vaccines against malaria, a disease caused by Plasmodium parasites that are transmitted from one person to another by female Anopheles mosquitoes. Malaria kills around 0.8 million individuals per annum, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa where 1 in 5 childhood deaths is associated with malaria.

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Medical Grand Rounds


Thursday 7th May, 1pm to 2pm, Academic Centre, Lecture Theatre 1, JR Hospital

Oncology: "Oxford Cancer Centre Ethics Forum", Dr Ketan Shah

Acute General Medicine – Firm D: "Too much of a good thing?", Dr Sreenath Pillai and Dr David Lewis

Chair: Prof Sir Peter J Ratcliffe FRS

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