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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

Quantification of Serial Cerebral Blood Flow in Acute Stroke Using Arterial Spin Labeling

Posted 25/11/2016

George Harston et al have employed arterial spin labelling to study cerebral blood flow after an ischaemic stroke. There is a relationship between cerebral blood flow after stroke and the risk of tissue injury. Currently, perfusion weighted MR scans can be used to define which areas of tissue are ...

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

MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology is officially opened by Sir John Savill

MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology is officially opened by Sir John Savill

Posted 08/12/2016

The MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology is a new purpose-built facility at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM) which brings together experts in analysis of large computational datasets. The new Centre was officially opened by Sir John Savill, Chief Executive of the ...

2017 RDM Image Competition Launches

2017 RDM Image Competition Launches

Posted 09/12/2016

We’ve now launched the 2017 RDM Image Competition! We are looking for engaging and exciting images that showcase the cutting edge science and working environment within RDM, and also demonstrate the beautiful city of Oxford. You can enter an image into three of the following ...

International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC) celebrates major coordinated paper release

International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC) celebrates major coordinated paper release

Posted 17/11/2016

One of the great mysteries in biology is how the many different cell types that make up our bodies are derived from a single cell and from one DNA sequence, or genome. We have learned a lot from studying the human genome, but have only partially unveiled the processes underlying cell determination. ...

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