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New Cochrane evidence finds CBT may have benefits for people with tinnitus

Publication Research

A new Cochrane Review says Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) may be effective in reducing the negative impact that tinnitus can have on quality of life.

How Oxford Medical Sciences is fighting Coronavirus

Clinical Research

Researchers from across the Medical Sciences Division are working hard to combat the COVID-19 crises. With particular strengths in infectious diseases and international health, we are well placed to contribute to better understanding and effectively controlling the epidemic.

Engaging with tomorrow's future scientists and surgeons at Swindon's Science Festival

Public engagement Research Women

On Saturday 22 February, a team from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) enjoyed a day engaging with some of tomorrow's future scientists and surgeons at Swindon's first science festival.

NDS Research Away Day 2020: winners and highlights

Awards and appointments Department Research

Around 150 staff and students from across the department gathered at Lady Margaret Hall in Oxford on Thursday 6 February for our sixth annual NDS Research Away Day.

Professor Clare Verrill collaborates on international cancer genomes project

Publication Research Women

Professor Clare Verrill from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Oxford has contributed to the publication of The Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes (PCAWG) project.

Study reveals how cancer cells use bone marrow fat for growth and survival

Publication Research Women

As society battles with an obesity epidemic, new research from the Edwards group shows how increased body fat contributes to cancer establishment and progression.

NDS launch new journal

Department Publication

We are pleased to announce that the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) has launched a new journal showcasing case reports written by medical students at the University of Oxford during their surgical attachment.

NDS research fellow offers advice at local sixth form careers evening

Public engagement

Dr Dimitrios Doultsinos, Prostate Cancer Research Associate at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), recently took part in a sixth form careers evening at Abingdon School.

Oxford named best for medicine for ninth consecutive year

Awards and appointments

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.

Stimulating young minds at IF Oxford

Department Public engagement Research Women

During this year's IF Oxford Science + Ideas Festival, a NDS team of outreach volunteers spent a fun weekend stimulating young minds with a range of family-friendly activities.

NDS professor receives teaching excellence award

Awards and appointments Teaching

The 2019 MSD Teaching Excellence Awards were celebrated in a ceremony at Merton College on Wednesday 23 October.

Best first aid for a burn injury

On National Burn Awareness Day, Mr Fadi Issa, a Wellcome Trust CRCD Fellow at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, has featured on BBC Breakfast to explain what to do if your child suffers a burn or a scald.

Advances made in understanding how eye movements are affected by medication in Parkinson's

Publication Research

A group of researchers, including Professor James FitzGerald from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, have published findings from its OxQUIP study looking at how eye movements are affected by medication in Parkinson's.

NDS clinical lecturer wins prestigious prize at ESOT Congress

Awards and appointments Research Women

Dr Sushma Shankar from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) has been awarded the second prize for the very first European Society of Organ Transplant (ESOT) Leonard da Vinci Transplant Research Innovation Award, the most prestigious award of the ESOT 2019 Congress in Copenhagen.

Pre-clinical study able to regrow bone in myeloma model

Research Women

New research shows that BMP inhibitors are able to reverse the main untreatable symptom of multiple myeloma, a type of bone marrow cancer.

Professor David Taggart presents results of the VEST III trial

Clinical Research

On Friday 4 October, Professor David Taggart from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) presented the results of the VEST III trial at the 2019 European Cardio-Thoracic Surgery annual meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.

Professor Ashok Handa to receive lifetime achievement accolade at 2019 Teaching Excellence Awards

Awards and appointments Teaching

Professor Ashok Handa has been announced as the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement prize at the 2019 Teaching Excellence Awards.

Professor Rutger Ploeg recognised for lifetime achievements

Awards and appointments Research

Congratulations to Professor Rutger Ploeg who has been recognised by UEMS Europe with the first-ever Honorary Diploma of the Division of Transplant Surgery for his lifetime achievements in transplant surgery research and training.

High-profile doctors visit the Patient Safety Academy

Clinical Department Research Women

The Patient Safety Academy (PSA) at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences was honoured to host two high profile British doctors and an international research leader yesterday.

Dr Matthew Bottomley discusses his research into skin cancer in kidney transplant patients

Research

Dr Matthew Bottomley from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) has written about his work on the development of skin cancer in renal transplant recipients, which is funded by the British Skin Foundation.

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