The latest news, updates and announcements from the Nuffield Department of Medicine.
1 December 2022
The inauguration of a new joint Shoklo Malaria Research Unit (SMRU) and Borderland Health Foundation (BHF) Building took place in Mae Ramat, Thailand, this week.
28 November 2022
The Nuffield Department of Medicine and the University of Navarra have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding for collaboration on research and to apply new immunotherapy techniques to cancer patients.
25 November 2022
The Leedham Lab at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics in the Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM) has been awarded over £2m from Cancer Research UK to develop a new tool that could help guide how bowel cancer patients are treated in the future.
17 November 2022
A vaccine developed by the Oxford Vaccine Group’s Prof Teresa Lambe and supported in clinical trials and manufacture scale-up by researchers from Nuffield Department of Medicine's Jenner Institute has been recommended for inclusion in a ring vaccination trial to combat a Sudan ebolavirus outbreak in Uganda.
8 November 2022
Researchers from the Nuffield Department of Medicine’s Jenner Institute have today reported the findings from a study investigating whether previously identified correlates of protection associated with the risk of tuberculosis (TB) disease could also be associated with the risk of infection from the bacteria that causes TB.
4 November 2022
A phase I/IIa clinical trial that the Nuffield Department of Medicine's Jenner Institute collaborated on has demonstrated that a T-cell therapeutic HIV vaccine was associated with better control of the virus rebound when antiretroviral therapy (ART) was temporarily withdrawn.
25 October 2022
Established in 1998, the Academy of Medical Sciences is one of the four UK National Academies, coordinating scholarly research activities and standards in the UK.
24 October 2022
The UK’s efforts to tackle the monkeypox outbreak will receive a huge boost with the creation of a new research consortium working together to develop better diagnostic tests, identify potential therapies and study vaccine effectiveness.
19 October 2022
Health and care research in Oxford is to receive £122 million in government funding over the next five years to improve diagnosis, treatment and care for NHS patients. The funding was awarded to the two NIHR Biomedical Research Centres.
17 October 2022
Researchers from the Nuffield Department of Medicine have today reported new findings from a study exploring how certain genes can help generate a strong immune response following vaccination with two commonly used COVID-19 vaccines – identifying a particular gene associated with a high antibody response.
14 October 2022
Accepting its first students in in October 2023, the Postgraduate Diploma in Global Health Research is specifically targeted at researchers and clinicians in low income countries, and will offer accessibility never previously available.
12 October 2022
A University of Oxford team has been awarded a grant to study one of the major unsolved questions about asthma – why women are more likely to have it than men and why they are twice as likely to die from it.
22 September 2022
The Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance, part of the Big Data Institute at the University of Oxford, has been awarded funding worth £7m for their work as an NIHR Global Health Research Unit (GHRU) for the next five years.
8 September 2022
Researchers from the NDM's Jenner Institute and their partners have today reported new findings from their Phase 2b trial following the administration of a booster dose of the candidate malaria vaccine, R21/Matrix-M™ – which previously demonstrated high-level efficacy of 77% over the following 12 months in young west African children in 2021.
1 September 2022
Following on from the tragic death of Dr Ling Felce at the Plain roundabout in March 2022, the CAMS-Oxford Institute within the Nuffield Department of Medicine are seeking funds to start an award in her memory.
24 August 2022
Researchers, technicians, students and support staff responsible for the development of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine have been awarded the Royal Society’s Copley Medal for their rapid development and deployment of a vaccine against Covid-19.
18 August 2022
We are delighted to announce that six researchers have been awarded the title of Professor, in recognition of their research achievements, contribution to teaching, and contribution to the general work of the Nuffield Department of Medicine.
4 August 2022
The inflammatory diseases company’s rapid ascent and exit underscores the importance of friendships, partnerships and networks in innovation.
First clinical trial data for new rabies vaccine candidate demonstrates promising immune response and safety
27 July 2022
Researchers from the University of Oxford have today reported new findings from a Phase 1 clinical trial studying the immune response and safety of their newly-developed single shot rabies vaccine, ChAdOx2 RabG.