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Professor freddie hamdy wins eau willy gregoir medal

Professor Freddie Hamdy wins EAU Willy Gregoir Medal

Awards and appointments

During the 34th Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology (EAU), the Head of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), Professor Freddie Hamdy, was awarded the prestigious Willy Gregoir Medal - the highest recognition conferred by the Association.

Richard blackwell pharsalia professorship will enable a scientist surgeon to lead the way in the treatment of colorectal disease

Richard Blackwell Pharsalia Professorship will enable a 'scientist surgeon' to lead the way in the treatment of colorectal disease

Awards and appointments

The University of Oxford is delighted to announce the creation of a new professorship in the medical sciences, thanks to the generous support of the Pharsalia Charitable Trust.

Careers and networking event held for trial management staff

Careers and networking event held for Trial Management staff

Clinical

Four Oxford University Trial Managers from four different trial units and departments recently organised a careers and networking event.

Nds research away day 2019 winners and highlights

NDS Research Away Day 2019: winners and highlights

Awards and appointments Department Research

This year's NDS Research Away Day was held on Thursday 7 February at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, where 150 staff and students gathered for a fantastic day of talks, presentations and networking.

Ten year outcomes of cardiac surgery trial published

Ten-year outcomes of cardiac surgery trial published

Publication Research

The ten-year outcomes of the Arterial Revascularisation Trial (ART), conducted by the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) at Oxford University, have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Innovations get 3m boost to prove the potential of health data to transform lives

Innovations get £3M boost to prove the potential of health data to transform lives

Innovation

Ten innovative data solutions to healthcare challenges, including a project led by the Head of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), Professor Freddie Hamdy, are set to receive a share of £3 million Government funding following a UK-wide competition. The initiatives will see NHS, universities and companies combining expertise and using health data responsibly to drive innovation and improve health outcomes for people across the UK.

Nice approves machine perfusion of livers for transplantation in the nhs

NICE approves machine perfusion of livers for transplantation in the NHS

Clinical Research

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has approved the use in the NHS of ex-vivo machine perfusion for preservation of livers donated for transplants.

Research oriented medical education a must for producing socially aware doctors

Research-oriented medical education a must for producing socially-aware doctors

Awards and appointments Research Women

In collaboration with the Oxford University Global Surgery Group, a research workshop was recently held at Chittagong Medical College (CMC) in Bangladesh to promote a research culture amongst young medical professionals.

Nds research team wins royal society of medicine poster prize

NDS research team wins Royal Society of Medicine poster prize

Awards and appointments Research

A research team at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) has been awarded a 2018 Research Prize by the Palliative Care Section of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) for their poster 'Recognising the dying patient, when less could be more: a diagnostic framework for shared decision-making at the end of life'.

Professor david taggart appointed international associate editor to the european heart journal

Professor David Taggart appointed International Associate Editor to the European Heart Journal

Awards and appointments

Professor David Taggart, who is Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, has been appointed International Associate Editor to the European Heart Journal.

Nds professor contributes to rcs report on the technologies that will transform surgery

NDS professor contributes to RCS report on the technologies that will transform surgery

Clinical Publication

Professor Peter McCulloch has contributed evidence to the Royal College of Surgeons' independent Commission on the Future of Surgery.

Triple award win for oxaaa team

Triple award win for OxAAA team

Awards and appointments Research

Drs Regent Lee, Ismail Cassimjee and Zachary Whaley have each received an award this year with work from the Oxford Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Study (OxAAA) at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS).

Tackling prostate cancer

Tackling prostate cancer

Research

Prostate cancer has become the most common cancer in men in the UK. One in eight men will develop the condition at some point in their lives, with more than 47,000 new cases being diagnosed every year.

Surgery professors publish new book on lord nuffield

Surgery professors publish new book on Lord Nuffield

General

Professor David Cranston and Sir Peter J Morris have authored a new book about the extraordinary life of William Morris, Lord Nuffield.

Festschrift held for professor david cranston

Festschrift held for Professor David Cranston

Department

A festschrift was held on 10 November 2018 in honour of Professor David Cranston, Associate Professor of Surgery at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS).

Nds alumna professor maggie dallman appointed first vice president

NDS alumna Professor Maggie Dallman appointed first Vice President (International) at Imperial College London

Awards and appointments Department Women

Professor Maggie Dallman OBE, who was a member of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) from 1984 to 1994, has been appointed the first Vice President (International) at Imperial College London. Sir Peter J Morris reports on her outstanding scientific career so far.

Nds team of the year enjoy activity prize

NDS Team of the Year enjoy activity prize

Awards and appointments Department

Members of the Quality in Organ Donation (QUOD) initiative recently participated in a paintballing team building event as their prize for winning the NDS Team of the Year award.

Oxford retains top spot for medicine for eighth consecutive year

Oxford retains top spot for medicine for eighth consecutive year

Awards and appointments

Oxford University has been ranked as the world's best institution for medical and health teaching and research in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for the eighth consecutive year.

Professor clare verrill leads the oxford centre for pathlake with 2 7m award

Professor Clare Verrill leads The Oxford Centre for PathLAKE with £2.7m award

Awards and appointments Women

The Oxford Centre for Project PathLAKE (Pathology image data Lake for Education, Analytics and Discovery) has been awarded £2.7m from government and industry, funded through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Oxford secures ps17 5 million to lead national ai healthcare programmes

Oxford secures £17.5 million to lead national AI healthcare programmes

Research

Innovate UK and industry are to invest more than £17.5 million in the University of Oxford to develop artificial intelligence (AI) healthcare applications to benefit patients.

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