15 July 2021
With funding from Kidney Research UK, a team of researchers from the University of Oxford, the University of Nottingham and University College London will develop ways to assess donor kidneys and predict how well they will work after transplant.
Oxford University and partners win government funding to evaluate Paige Prostate Cancer Detection System
16 June 2021
A prostate cancer detection software system to help pathologists quickly identify suspicious areas of tissue, developed by Paige, will be investigated in a multicentre clinical study led by Oxford University as part of a successful NHSx Artificial Intelligence Health and Care Award application.
3 September 2020
Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) is one of the NHS trusts that will benefit from a £13.5m national funding boost to further enhance cellular pathology services and provide faster and more accurate diagnosis of deadly diseases such as cancer.
27 February 2020
On Saturday 22 February, a team from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) enjoyed a day engaging with some of tomorrow's future scientists and surgeons at Swindon's first science festival.
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.
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.