This EMBO Workshop will provide opportunities for both established experts and early career researchers working in these areas to interact, to present new and unpublished results and to forge new collaborations. Taking place at Keble College, Oxford 1 - 5 April 2019. Abstract submission deadline: 8 December 2018. Further details and to register click here.
Although incidence of malaria has decreased in Vietnam, the burden of infectious diseases remains high and weighs heavily on the health care system. Clinical research aims to allow investments to go further: findings in the laboratory, tested in clinical trials and then applied to the community, help improve diagnosis and management.
It is with great sadness that we learnt of the death of Sir David Weatherall this weekend. Sir David Weatherall, fondly called ‘Prof’ by those who knew him, was a general physician, a haematologist and clinician scientist whose research focused on the genetics of blood disorders affecting haemoglobin, such as thalassaemia and sickle cell disease. As Nuffield Professor of Medicine, David inspired several generations of clinicians and scientists to investigate the molecular basis of human diseases and apply this knowledge to improve human health.
The UK’s first dedicated Vaccines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (VMIC), announced by Business Secretary Greg Clark MP, represents a major commercial opportunity and also a new front line in the nation’s defence against global pandemic threats. Led by the Jenner Institute, the new centre has been awarded funding by UK Research and Innovation of £66 million through the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) Medicines Manufacturing challenge.
Vaccines against Ebola remain an urgent global health priority and outbreaks continue, notably the ongoing outbreak in North Kivu in the DRC. In this study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, scientists from the Jenner Institute and IRESSEF in Senegal showed that combining two new vaccines against Ebola was safe and induced strong immune responses
Thursday 10 January 2019 , 1 - 2 pm
Lecture Theatre 1
Cardiology/Acute General Medicine Firm B: Cardiology: "Coronary disease in diabetes – sweet memories", Prof Robin Choudhury
Acute General Medicine Firm B: TBC
Chair: Prof Chris Conlon