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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

MLL-AF4 Spreading Identifies Binding Sites that Are Distinct from Super-Enhancers and that Govern Sensitivity to DOT1L Inhibition in Leukemia

Posted 20/01/2017

Jon Kerry et al have probed gene regulation in mixed-lineage leukemia (MLL), highlighting a possible biomarker for treatment selection and combination. MLL is a form of leukemia characterised by the translocation of the MLL gene from chromosome 11. This translocation produces over 120 fusion ...

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

Research volunteer donates £500 to OCMR

Research volunteer donates £500 to OCMR

Posted 20/12/2016

A volunteer who has been taking part in a heart imaging study at the Oxford Centre for Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR), has kindly donated £500 to support further work in the Centre. Mr Brian Archibald first met the OCMR team in June 2015 when he came into hospital for bypass surgery – an ...

RDM Annual Symposium 2017 - Registration now open

RDM Annual Symposium 2017 - Registration now open

Posted 19/12/2016

The RDM Annual Symposium 2017 will take place on 6 March 2017 at the Saïd Business School. This event is an excellent opportunity to bring all members of the department together to celebrate and share the cutting edge research being undertaken within RDM. We are pleased to announce that our ...

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 ...

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