Our mission is to lead discovery, innovation and education in surgical sciences.
4 August 2017
Dr Clare Verrill and Dr Lisa Browning have been filmed demonstrating how to sample fresh tumours from prostate and renal cases for whole genome sequencing and the 100,000 Genomes Project.
21 July 2017
The OxAAA Study has been awarded a Novel and Emerging Technologies Grant worth £247,685 from Heart Research UK to develop a novel treatment for pseudoaneurysm in the groin.
5 July 2017
At the recent American Transplant Congress meeting, NDS researcher Dr Annemarie Weissenbacher received the Best in Congress Poster Award.
World’s leading scientists and clinicians come together to discuss state-of-the-art advances in transplantation for type 1 diabetes
22 June 2017
This week, NDS is hosting the International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association (IPITA) 16th International Congress in Oxford. This is the first time that this biennial meeting has been held in the UK.
Surgical Grand Rounds
The Surgical Grand Rounds are the key educational meetings for consultants, juniors and medical students. Presentations revolve around clinical cases and are followed by lively, educational discussion.
Resources for Researchers
Explore our collection of resources useful to researchers in all parts of the research process, from experimental techniques to publication and review.
Radiologically Determined Sarcopenia Predicts Morbidity and Mortality Following Abdominal Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Jones K. et al, (2017), World J Surg, 41, 2266 - 2279
Surgeons opinions of legal practice in bile duct injury following cholecystectomy.
Gordon-Weeks A. et al, (2017), HPB (Oxford), 19, 721 - 726
Flow Mediated Dilatation as a Biomarker in Vascular Surgery Research.
Bellamkonda K. et al, (2017), J Atheroscler Thromb, 24, 779 - 787
Developing Consensus-Based Priority Outcome Domains for Trials in Kidney Transplantation: A Multinational Delphi Survey With Patients, Caregivers, and Health Professionals.
Sautenet B. et al, (2017), Transplantation, 101, 1875 - 1886
Subthalamic nucleus gamma activity increases not only during movement but also during movement inhibition.
Fischer P. et al, (2017), Elife, 6
The drebrin/EB3 pathway drives invasive activity in prostate cancer.
Dart AE. et al, (2017), Oncogene, 36, 4111 - 4123
Informed consent in randomised controlled trials: development and preliminary evaluation of a measure of Participatory and Informed Consent (PIC).
Wade J. et al, (2017), Trials, 18
Acalculous Cholecystitis: Is an Elective Interval Cholecystectomy Necessary
Abbas SH. et al, (2017), Digestive Surgery
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