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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.


Research in Progress Meeting

Research in Progress Meeting

Posted 21/10/2014

A one-day meeting for young researchers and students to present unpublished 'research in progress' through short oral presentations and posters. This year's meeting will take place on Wednesday 10 December, once again at the Institute of Education in Bloomsbury. Applicants are invited to compete for the opportunity to present their unpublished research in progress. Cash prizes will be awarded to the presenter of the best papers and the best posters. All prize-winners will be encouraged to submit a short communication to one of the RSTMH’s journals. Abstract submission deadline 31st October.

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Ebola research in NDM

Ebola research in NDM

Posted 15/10/2014

The Jenner Institute team, led by Professor Adrian Hill has been funded with a £2.8 million grant from the Wellcome Trust, the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID). The money will allow the team to start safety tests of the vaccine alongside similar trials in the US run by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, a part of the NIH). The first out of 60 volunteers ...

Professor Helen McShane inspires young scientists

Professor Helen McShane inspires young scientists

Posted 17/10/2014

To celebrate the county’s next generation of researchers, Science Oxford held the 2014 Oxfordshire Young Scientists of the Year event at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History on 8th October. Sponsored by the Nuffield Department of Medicine, the Society for the Chemical Industry, and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the event celebrated Oxfordshire’s most promising Year 13 physicists, chemists and biologists, with a canapé reception followed by an inspiring lineup of industry speakers.

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Meet the Students: Xi Li


Xi Li, from China, joined the University of Oxford in 2012. He is a CSC-NDM student. Prior to his DPhil he studied Clinical Meicine at Sichuan University, China. He is a member of Christ Church College and his project is Antigen specific T-cell function in HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma under the supervision of Professor Tao Dong. Xi has also been involved in initial seed funding projects as part of the new Centre for Translational Immunology, a joint venture between Oxford and Chinese scientists.

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Medical Grand Rounds


Thu 23rd Oct 2014 from 13:00 to 14:00, Lecture Theatre 1, John Radcliffe Hospital

Respiratory Medicine: “Don’t forget your toothbrush! Next generation sequencing insights into empyema”, Dr John Wrightson

CRN: “NIHR CRN – what, who and why”, Dr Belinda Lennox and Dr Andrew Protheroe

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