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Congratulations to our newly appointed Associate Professors

We are pleased to announce that four NDS academics have been promoted to the position of Associate Professor in the University of Oxford’s most recent Recognition of Distinction Awards.

Analysis identifies 50 new genomic regions associated with kidney cancer risk

In a new analysis of genetic susceptibility to kidney cancer, an international team of researchers, including Professor Mark Sullivan from Oxford University's Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, has identified 50 new areas across the genome that are associated with the risk of developing kidney cancer.

Prestigious medal presented to tutor in surgery

A tutor in surgery at Oxford University's Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences has been awarded the prestigious Colyer Gold Medal from the Royal College of Surgeons.

New trial using skin patches as an ‘early warning system’ to spot lung transplant rejection

A new trial, SENTINEL, is set to investigate if skin patches can be used as an early warning system to identify if lung transplants are being rejected, so treatment can begin sooner, reducing the chance of longer lasting organ damage.