19 May 2022
New reporting guidelines, jointly published in Nature Medicine and the BMJ by Oxford researchers, will ensure that early studies on using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to treat real patients will give researchers the information needed to develop AI systems safely and effectively.
11 May 2022
The Surgical Intervention Trials Unit in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (SITU NDS) has had another successful year, now running ten randomised controlled trials across surgical specialties and securing a total of £32 million in current peer-reviewed grants.
10 May 2022
Two research projects at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) have been awarded pump-prime funding from this year’s CRUK Oxford Centre Development Fund.
21 April 2022
This year’s winner of the prestigious Giovanni Maria Lancisi Award is Dr Pierfrancesco Lapolla Losasso, DPhil candidate at Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), presenting the research project 'Combined physiological and biochemical approach for the prediction of abdominal aortic aneurysm growth in humans' conducted through the OxAAA study.
Study finds higher risk of all-cause mortality among paediatric cancer patients in LMICs during the pandemic
13 April 2022
During the first nine months of the COVID-19 pandemic, paediatric cancer patients from lower- and middle-income countries (LMICs) faced a higher risk of all-cause mortality than those in high-income countries, according to an international study led by the University of Oxford.
11 March 2022
Interrogating metabolic cross-talk in the tumour-bone microenvironment, new research from the Edwards Group shows how the pentose phosphate pathway contributes to prostate cancer bone metastasis.
Oxford entrepreneur wins Young Innovators Award to develop non-invasive medical device to wean patients off ventilators quicker
16 February 2022
Former Oxford Global Insight Fellow Mihir Sheth has been announced as one of this year’s Innovate UK Young Innovators.
First-in-human implant of a “closed-loop” bioelectronic research system for investigating treatments for brain disorders
7 February 2022
Researchers at Oxford University have implanted a novel closed-loop research platform for investigating the role of the pedunculopontine nucleus (PPN) – a brainstem nucleus – in Parkinson’s-like Multiple Systems Atrophy (MSA).
7 February 2022
Congratulations to Dr Lisa Browning who has been announced as this year’s winner of the Golden Microscope Award by the Pathological Society.
4 January 2022
First therapeutic device developed within the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) and the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) completes regulatory approval on both sides of the Atlantic.
21 December 2021
The University of Oxford’s vaccine manufacturing research team has today published a pre-print paper demonstrating the feasibility of a step change in the speed and volume of production of adenovirus-vectored vaccines against new virus variants or other future pandemics.
9 December 2021
Congratulations to Dr Matthew Bottomley, who has been announced as the joint winner of the Stewart Cameron Science Award by the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM).
26 November 2021
The Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) is delighted to announce that Professor Michael Douek has been elected Vice President of the British Association of Surgical Oncology (BASO) and will take on the role of President in two years’ time.
26 October 2021
The Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) were thrilled to part in this year's IF Oxford Science + Ideas Festival.
1 October 2021
Thirty-three University of Oxford researchers have been named Turing Fellows for the 2021/22 academic year, including Associate Professor Clare Verrill from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS).