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.
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.
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.
Dr Lauren Morgan selected to deliver the 2019 Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors award lecture
14 May 2019
Congratulations to Dr Lauren Morgan for being asked to give the prestigious Institute Lecture at the 70th anniversary meeting of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF).
26 April 2019
Kokila Lakhoo, Associate Professor of Paediatric Surgery at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, has been awarded a Carnegie-Wits Alumni Diaspora Fellowship for 2019 and the title of Honorary Professor of Paediatric Surgery by the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.
2 April 2019
During British Science Week, members of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences’ Outreach Working Group ran a fun and educational science session in an Oxfordshire primary school.
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.
NDS alumna Professor Maggie Dallman appointed first Vice President (International) at Imperial College London
14 November 2018
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.
7 November 2018
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.
15 October 2018
As her term as the first female president of the European Society for Vascular Surgery comes to end, Alison Halliday, Professor of Vascular Surgery at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, reflects on what she has achieved and the future of the society.
Two countries, seven teaching centres, 550 miles: Miss Katherine Hurst gears up for first ever RCSEd cycling symposium across Britain
9 August 2018
A dozen surgeons and surgeons-in-training, including NDS DPhil student Miss Katherine Hurst, will soon take to the road for the first ever Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) Travelling Surgical Symposium.
8 August 2018
A team of pathologists in Oxford, including Professor Clare Verrill from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), is working with healthtech company Philips to create a digital pathology network to help drive faster and more efficient diagnoses for patients.
16 July 2018
Professor Kathryn Wood has been honoured by The Transplantation Society (TTS) for her lifetime contributions in the field of transplantation with its highest distinction, the Medawar Prize.
16 May 2018
Kathryn Wood, Emeritus Professor of Immunology at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, joins Intellia Therapeutics's team of new scientific advisors focused on cell therapy in immuno-oncology and autoimmunity.
22 March 2018
We offer many congratulations to Rebeca Arroyo Hornero and Jessica Padley who are the first two recipients of the Andrew Bushell Memorial Travel Fund Awards.
29 January 2018
Experts in Med Tech Regulation and Surgical Technologies join the Medical Sciences Division Industry Experts in Residence Scheme.
21 December 2017
Professor Clare Verrill has recently been appointed the lead of workstream 4 (Technology and Informatics) within the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) initiative, CM-Path (Cellular Molecular Pathology initiative).
29 November 2017
Kathryn Wood, Emeritus Professor of Immunology at Oxford University’s Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, recently received the 2017 Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology in recognition of her outstanding basic scientific and clinical research achievements.