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.
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.
11 October 2019
Dr Sushma Shankar from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) has been awarded the second prize for the very first European Society of Organ Transplant (ESOT) Leonard da Vinci Transplant Research Innovation Award, the most prestigious award of the ESOT 2019 Congress in Copenhagen.
11 October 2019
New research shows that BMP inhibitors are able to reverse the main untreatable symptom of multiple myeloma, a type of bone marrow cancer.
9 October 2019
On Friday 4 October, Professor David Taggart from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) presented the results of the VEST III trial at the 2019 European Cardio-Thoracic Surgery annual meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.
23 September 2019
Congratulations to Professor Rutger Ploeg who has been recognised by UEMS Europe with the first-ever Honorary Diploma of the Division of Transplant Surgery for his lifetime achievements in transplant surgery research and training.
5 September 2019
The Patient Safety Academy (PSA) at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences was honoured to host two high profile British doctors and an international research leader yesterday.
27 August 2019
Dr Matthew Bottomley from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) has written about his work on the development of skin cancer in renal transplant recipients, which is funded by the British Skin Foundation.
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 August 2019
Our congratulations go to Dr Richard Colling from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) who has been elected to a Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) at Kellogg College in Oxford.
25 July 2019
The 5th annual Bristol Oxford Surgical Trials Course (BOSTiC) was held in Oxford this year at Worcester College, University of Oxford. The course is primarily aimed at surgical trainees who are interested in clinical research, with an emphasis on design and conduct of randomised control trials.
18 June 2019
On Wednesday 5 June, a team from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) spent a fantastic day sharing and learning with some energetic scientists and surgeons of the future at the Cheltenham Science Festival.
9 June 2019
The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced the finalists for the 2019 MacRobert Award, the most prestigious prize for UK engineering innovation.
11 February 2019
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.
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.
28 January 2019
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.
21 January 2019
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.
16 January 2019
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'.