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About RDM

The Radcliffe Department of Medicine (RDM), University of Oxford, is a large multi-disciplinary department with research interests that span the translational spectrum, from basic biological research through to clinical application.

The department has internationally renowned programmes in a broad range of sciences related to medicine, ranging from cardiovascular, diabetes, endocrinology, and stroke research, to molecular medicine, immunology, haematology and pathology, including programmes in stem cell & regenerative medicine.

The Radcliffe Department of Medicine, Oxford, is led by Prof Hugh Watkins. Read more

Latest Publications

Multi-modal assessment of neurovascular coupling during cerebral ischaemia and reperfusion using remote middle cerebral artery occlusion

Posted 16/09/2016

B Sutherland et al have developed a new way to build a detailed picture of neurovascular coupling during cerebral ischaemia and reperfusion. Neurovascular coupling is the mechanism that regulates blood flow to the brain and it is disrupted during cerebral ischaemia and reperfusion (as occurs in ...

Athena SWAN

The Radcliffe Department of Medicine is fully committed to implementing the Athena SWAN initiative and supporting the careers of its students and staff. RDM currently holds a Silver award. Read more

Athena Swan

Latest News & Events

10,000th patient for pioneering cardiac genetic testing service

10,000th patient for pioneering cardiac genetic testing service

Posted 23/09/2016

The largest NHS-based centre to identify genetic causes of heart disease has welcomed its 10,000th patient. Founded by Oxford University and NHS staff, the Oxford Medical Genetics Laboratory at the Churchill Hospital began its cardiac genetic testing service in 2003 and was the first accredited NHS ...

RDM Career Day 2016

RDM Career Day 2016

Posted 21/09/2016

We’re hosting a Career Day on Thursday 13 October, to showcase the range of scientific careers inside and outside academia. There will be a chance to hear from professionals working across the industrial, policy, charity and legal sectors, plus many more. In addition to a series of talk ...

New Scientist Live

New Scientist Live

Posted 19/09/2016

RDM researchers are heading down to London this week for New Scientist Live – the UK's biggest festival of science, technology, ideas and discovery. The team from the WIMM will be showcasing innovative new software that allows users to play with DNA in 3D space. The interactive exhibition will ...

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