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Sir Peter J Morris pays tribute to Linda Hands, Associate Professor of Surgery at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, who has retired after 34 years of loyal service to Oxford University.
Clinical Publication Research
26 May 2021
A multidisciplinary team, comprising Andrea Chatrian, Dr Richard Colling, Professor Clare Verrill, Professor Jens Rittscher and colleagues, develops an algorithm for automated requesting of additional investigation in diagnostically uncertain prostate biopsies.
20 April 2021
The latest issue of the Journal of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (JNDS) is now available to read.
3 March 2021
A new Evidently Cochrane blog post for World Hearing Day summarises seven recent reviews on medical treatments for infection and inflammation of the middle ear.
11 December 2020
Journal of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (JNDS) has published its next issue, featuring top case reports written by University of Oxford medical students during their clinical studies.
First peer-reviewed results of phase 3 human trials of Oxford coronavirus vaccine demonstrate efficacy
Coronavirus COVID-19 Publication Research
8 December 2020
Today University of Oxford and AstraZeneca researchers present a pooled analysis of Phase 3 trials of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 across two different dose regimens, resulting in an average efficacy of 70.4%.
20 November 2020
New research by the Consortium for Organ Preservation in Europe (COPE) has found that a new method to transport donor kidneys, which uses a combination of cold perfusion with oxygen, can significantly improve transplant results, with less graft failure, better function and lower rejection of the kidney when compared to cold perfusion alone. For patients who need a kidney transplant this is a big step forward. The study, carried out in Belgium, The Netherlands and the UK, was published today in The Lancet.
26 October 2020
Congratulations to George Adigbli, a DPhil student in the Transplantation Research and Immunology Group at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, whose article on the limitations of using race in biomedicine has been published this month in Nature Medicine.
9 July 2020
Journal of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (JNDS) has published its fourth issue.
16 April 2020
Journal of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (JNDS) has published its third issue.
16 March 2020
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.
Publication Research Women
10 February 2020
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.
Publication Research Women
17 January 2020
As society battles with an obesity epidemic, new research from the Edwards group shows how increased body fat contributes to cancer establishment and progression.
17 January 2020
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.
13 October 2019
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.
MRI assisted biopsies more effective at identifying prostate cancer that needs treatment than standard biopsies
12 August 2019
Using MRI scans to target biopsies is more effective at detecting prostate cancers that are likely to need treatment than standard ultrasound guided biopsies alone, according to research published on 7 August in JAMA Network Open. The research, led by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Universities of Bristol, Ottawa, Exeter and Oxford, combined the results from seven studies covering 2,582 patients.
1 February 2019
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.
7 December 2018
Professor Peter McCulloch has contributed evidence to the Royal College of Surgeons' independent Commission on the Future of Surgery.
7 August 2018
A new Cochrane review into the effects of ear drops (or sprays) to remove or aid the removal of ear wax in adults and children has been released from the Cochrane ENT Disorders Group at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences.
Innovation Publication Research
10 July 2018
Researchers have made a breakthrough in more precisely targeting drugs to cancers. Using ultrasound and lipid drug carriers (liposomes), a multi-disciplinary team of biomedical engineers, oncologists, radiologists and anaesthetists at the University of Oxford have developed a new way to improve the targeting of cancer drugs to tumours.
3 May 2018
A team of scientists, including Dr David Nasralla and Professor Peter Friend from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, have had their research featured on the cover of the prestigious journal Nature.