About NDM

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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 within the Oxford Medical School.

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Debate: Is medical data sharing a threat to our privacy?

Debate: Is medical data sharing a threat to our privacy?

Posted 24/02/2017

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.

Personalised Medicine in Practice: Advances in Reproductive Science

Personalised Medicine in Practice: Advances in Reproductive Science

Posted 31/01/2017

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.

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Latest News

Congratulation Professor Lindgren

Congratulation Professor Lindgren

Posted 22/02/2017
Professor Cecilia Lindgren has received the Khwarizmi International Award for her work on "Dissection of the Molecular Pathogenesis of Obesity and Fat distribution". This award seeks to recognize the efforts made by researchers, innovators and inventors from all over the world and to appreciate their invaluable achievements and contributions to various fields of science and technology.
Modern housing may cut malaria risk in sub-Saharan Africa

Modern housing may cut malaria risk in sub-Saharan Africa

Posted 22/02/2017

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.

Africa-Europe partnership launched to develop new AIDS vaccine

Africa-Europe partnership launched to develop new AIDS vaccine

Posted 15/02/2017
A new partnership led by Professor Tomáš Hanke has been formed between European and African researchers to develop an AIDS vaccine that can be used to prevent infection with different strains of HIV worldwide.News Archive

Podcast: Meet our Researchers

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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.

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Medical Grand Round

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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

Upcoming Grand Rounds