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.
19 April 2017
TRIG and NDS have launched the Andrew Bushell Travel Bursary Fund in memory of an outstanding senior researcher and lecturer.
8 February 2017
A multi-disciplinary team led by the Transplantation Research Immunology Group (TRIG) in the University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences has been awarded a grant of c£2.5m from the Medical Research Council to undertake a pioneering clinical trial of cellular therapy in renal transplantation.
7 February 2017
Professor Keryn Williams has been made a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC), the highest award that the Queen can make in Australia.
20 January 2017
Emeritus Professor of Clinical Neurology, Professor Christopher Kennard joins the Medical Sciences Division as its new interim Head of Division today, replacing Professor Alastair Buchan, who will be taking a new role as the University’s Head of Brexit Strategy.