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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.


NDM Graduate Student Prizes 2014

NDM Graduate Student Prizes 2014

Posted 28/03/2014

Deadline this Thursday, 25th September.

NDM awards Graduate Prizes to its graduate research students for various achievements, including success in terms of discoveries and published work, significant achievements in establishing infrastructure, success in strongly collaborative projects, and involvement in public engagement and other departmental activities. The awards are £500 each. Nominations are invited both from supervisors and students. Students can nominate themselves or their ...

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Peter Horby to lead fast-tracked Ebola trials

Peter Horby to lead fast-tracked Ebola trials

Posted 23/09/2014

Investigational Ebola treatments are to be tested in West Africa for the first time as part of an international initiative to fast-track trials of the most promising drugs, for the disease that has already led to over 2,600 deaths. A £3.2 million grant from the Wellcome Trust will enable multiple partners around the world, including the International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infections Consortium (ISARIC), the University of Oxford, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the World ...

First volunteer receives new Ebola vaccine in UK trial

First volunteer receives new Ebola vaccine in UK trial

Posted 18/09/2014

The first out of 60 volunteers to participate in a trial to test whether a new Ebola vaccine produces a good immune response and with few side effects, was vaccinated on 17th September 2014. Ruth Atkins, a communications and engagement manager working for NHS Central Southern Commissioning Support Unit from Marcham in Oxfordshire who is 48 years of age, was injected with the candidate Ebola vaccine in her upper arm. The candidate Ebola vaccine has been co-developed by the US National ...

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Podcast: Crossing Boundaries



Dr Sassy Molyneux's main interests reside in Social science and Ethics in Public Health. This work is based on an understanding that while the ethics of human subjects research may be universal, there can be big differences across contexts and circumstances in key ethical issues or principles.

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