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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

Systematic Functional Characterization of Candidate Causal Genes for Type 2 Diabetes Risk Variants

Posted 25/08/2016

Soren Thomsen et al have generated a novel genetic screen to look for genes involved in the causes of type 2 diabetes. They used a new human β-cell line – EndoC-βh1 – to perform and validate an siRNA screen, using insulin secretion is response to varying levels of glucose as a read-out. Using this ...

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

Congratulations to Dr Oliver Rider

Congratulations to Dr Oliver Rider

Posted 26/08/2016

Many congratulations to Dr Oliver Rider, who has been awarded a BHF Intermediate Clinical Research Fellowship. Oliver is interested in the impact of obesity on the cardiovascular system and his Clinical Research Fellowship will allow him to investigate the “effects of bariatric surgery on the ...

Congratulations to Dr Constantinos Christodoulides

Congratulations to Dr Constantinos Christodoulides

Posted 24/08/2016

Well done to Dr Constantinos Christodoulides in OCDEM who has been awarded a BHF Intermediate Clinical Research Fellowship. Dr Christodoulides is interested in the role of Wnt signalling in adipose tissue cellularity and susceptibility to obesity-associated cardio-metabolic disease. His clinical ...

Nothing about us, without us

Nothing about us, without us

Posted 24/08/2016

Nicknamed ‘Why?’ during his years as a student nurse, Tony O’Malley is always asking questions.  His quest for explanations is a trait that’s come in handy time and time again in his role as a patient advocate. Tony recently won the 2015 Supporter of the Year Gold Award in the Oxford University ...

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