23 June 2020
Originally screened live on Friday 22nd May 2020, here is another chance to view the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson, being joined by Professor Richard Cornall, Head of the Nuffield Department of Medicine, to talk about the University's research into the COVID-19 virus.
1 May 2020
NDM's Dr Anita Milicic from the Jenner Institute, Old Road Campus Research Buillding and Dr Calliope Dendrou from the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, are part of a group with Professor Mark Coles from the Kennedy Institute who have received a share of $14 million in funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative as one of 29 projects that will explore emerging ideas regarding the role of inflammation in disease.
30 April 2020
The University of Oxford has today announced an agreement with the UK-based global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for the further development, large-scale manufacture and potential distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine candidate currently being trialled by the University.
23 April 2020
A team from NDM's Big Data Institute is sharing an epidemiological model to help configure a contact tracing app for coronavirus.
7 April 2020
The world’s largest randomised clinical trial of potential coronavirus treatments is well underway in the UK as part of the race to find a treatment.
31 March 2020
A team of medical researchers and bioethicists at Oxford University has published results today in Science that further our understanding of coronavirus transmission.
24 March 2020
The three projects include work on an effective vaccine, enabling pre-clinical and clinical vaccine trials, as well as supporting researchers to develop manufacturing processes to produce a vaccine at a million-dose scale.
Infectious disease experts provide evidence for a coronavirus mobile app for instant contact tracing
17 March 2020
A team of medical research and bioethics experts are supporting several European governments to explore the feasibility of a coronavirus mobile app for instant contact tracing.
5 February 2020
BBC Radio 4 - The Life Scientific, 2019 Nobel Prize winner for Physiology or Medicine, Sir Peter Ratcliffe - Listen to Peter talking about how his early medical career led him into a deeply unfashionable area of medicine that would solve how and why our bodies are so clever at being able to fine tune themselves to keep functioning under a range of conditions.
International research consortium activates clinical study for novel coronavirus in England and Scotland
31 January 2020
In response the novel coronavirus emergency, the International Severe Acute Respiratory and emerging Infection Consortium (ISARIC) has activated its Clinical Characterisation Protocol (CCP) for emerging infections in England and Scotland.
17 December 2019
Congratulations to NDM's Sergi Padilla-Parra, who has been successful in obtaining one of the nine new ERC Consolidator Grants, the most awarded to any institution in the UK and second place in Europe.
26 November 2019
Oxford University has been ranked as the world's best institution for medical and health teaching and research for the ninth consecutive year in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
22 November 2019
Each year, the Nuffield Department of Medicine awards prizes to its graduate research students for various achievements, including success in terms of discoveries and published work, significant achievements in establishing infrastructure, success in strongly collaborative projects, and involvement in public engagement and other departmental activities.
18 November 2019
A new series of open letters from the NTD Modelling Consortium, which provide insight into the most viable and effective ways to tackle neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), has been published in Gates Open Research.
Obesity now linked to broader range of leading killers, with women and men showing different patterns of risk
25 October 2019
New research from the Big Data Institute, in collaboration with the George Institute has revealed that the health implications of obesity extend much further than diabetes and heart disease, increasing the risk of death from diseases of the kidneys, lungs and liver.