A conference to showcase Oxford's multidisciplinary research informing health system strengthening in low and middle income countries (LMICs) in partnership with the Oxford Health Systems Collaboration and the Medical and Social Sciences Division, to be held at the Said Business School, Oxford on 7 December 2017. Registration closes on 18 October at 5 pm.
Cells communicate through receptors on their surface. Diseases are triggered when these finely tuned systems don’t work correctly. We can now look at the signalling complexes down to the atomic level. Prof Yvonne Jones explains how this knowledge might help us develop therapies to grow nerve cells through a scar in the spinal cord, stop cancer from growing and spreading, or develop anti-cancer vaccines.
A highly drug resistant malaria "superbug" from western Cambodia is now present in southern Vietnam, leading to alarming failure rates for dihydroartemisinin (DHA)-piperaquine — Vietnam’s national first-line malaria treatment, leading malaria scientists warn. The spread of this dominant artemisinin drug resistant t P falciparum C580Y mutant malaria parasite lineage across the entire Mekong Sub-region is a serious threat to malaria control and eradication efforts, the scientists say in a letter published today in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
The Medical Sciences Divisional Panel has conferred the title of Professor on seven members of NDM's academic staff, Associate Professor on nine members of NDM's academic staff and awarded Dr Louise Thwaites the title of University Research Lecturer. They have all been awarded these titles in recognition of their distinction in their respective fields and contributions to the research, teaching ...