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 within the Oxford Medical School.
Do potential research gains outweigh any potential risk to privacy? Does the arrival of tech companies into the health arena pose a threat to patient confidentiality? The debate on this highly topical issue is organised by the Centre for Personalised Medicine, Tue 28th Feb at 7pm in the Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne’s College.
Join us for two days of talks focussing on methodology development and discoveries in the field of reproductive science on 7-8 March. Topics cover preimplantation genetic screening, integrated genomics in reproductive traits, model systems and biomarkers in reproductive health, and ethics. Deadline for posters on 1st March.
Modern housing has been shown to be associated with a reduced risk of malarial infection in children in sub-Saharan Africa, compared to more traditional thatched houses. This study was led by Dr Lucy Tusting from the Oxford Big Data Institute.
Genomics and Genomic Technology have a powerful influence on understanding disease, and we believe that they have huge potential to take that further into diagnosis and treatment options. Professsor Gil McVean tells us how statistical methodologies and skills are needed to make sense of the incredibly complex data generated from genomic technology.
Thu 2 Mar 2017, 1-2pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Centre, JR Hospital
WIMM: Dr Lynn Quek, and
'Genetic disorders at the neuromuscular synapse. Can we treat them?' by Prof David Beeson
Chair: Professor Chris Conlon