29 November 2017
Kathryn Wood, Emeritus Professor of Immunology at Oxford University’s Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, recently received the 2017 Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology in recognition of her outstanding basic scientific and clinical research achievements.
22 November 2017
A symposium to discuss topics around talking about dying was recently held at St Catherine's College in Oxford.
3 November 2017
Personal Assistant Gillian Roberts and colleague Georgios Vrakas, a Consultant Transplant Surgeon also based at Oxford Transplant Centre, have successfully climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.
25 October 2017
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), along with the Hugh Cairns Surgical Society (HCSS), successfully organised the 4th Oxford Surgical Skills Symposium in John Radcliffe Hospital on Saturday 14 October.
25 September 2017
Professor Martin Burton has been appointed as Co-Chair of the Cochrane Governing Board, for an initial term of two years.
8 September 2017
The Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences hosted the inaugural Careers in Academic Surgery (CIAS) conference on Saturday 2 September with 55 students and trainees attending from all over the UK.
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.
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.
7 June 2017
Last week, Drs Emma Morris and James Edwards were invited to take part in the popular Hay Festival in Hay-on-Wye.
2 June 2017
The long-standing dream of using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to build an artificial brain has taken a significant step forward, as a team led by Professor Newton Howard from the University of Oxford has successfully prototyped a nanoscale, AI-powered, artificial brain in the form factor of a high-bandwidth neural implant.
20 May 2017
Professor Peter Friend, professor of transplantation at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, has been selected the inaugural recipient of the American Journal of Transplantation (AJT) Award for Clinical Science.