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Diabetes researchers go back to school for British Science Week

Diabetes researchers from OCDEM head to a local school to help children understand more about DNA, sugar and diabetes.

2017 RDM Image Competition Winners Announced

2017 RDM Image Competition Winners Announced

Posted 15/03/2017

Thank you to all of you who entered the RDM Image Competition and a huge congratulations to the winners! We received some amazing entries in each of our three categories (‘Scientific’, ‘In and Around the Department’ and ‘Around Oxford’) and there was some lively discussion amongst the judges ...

2017 RDM Symposium Poster Prizes

2017 RDM Symposium Poster Prizes

Posted 13/03/2017

As always, the RDM Symposium Poster Session was full of fascinating science, new techniques interesting discussion. Congratulations to the following researchers who won our Poster Prizes: Student Prize First Place – Tiong Kit Tan (Gill group, NDCLS) for their work on the ‘Development of ...

American Society of Hematology Announces 2017 Translational Research Training in Hematology Program Participants

American Society of Hematology Announces 2017 Translational Research Training in Hematology Program Participants

Posted 13/03/2017

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the European Hematology Association (EHA) have announced the names of 20 early-career hematologists who will participate in the joint 2017 Translational Research Training in Hematology (TRTH) program. These include Dr Alice Giustacchini (WIMM-NDCLS, ...

Dilated cardiomyopathy: the disease that killed George Michael – explained

Dilated cardiomyopathy: the disease that killed George Michael – explained

Posted 15/03/2017
An Oxfordshire coroner recently announced that George Michael died of natural causes. The post-mortem examination revealed that the singer suffered from a number of health problems, including dilated cardiomyopathy.
Prof Raj Thakker wins Hakan Ahlman Award

Prof Raj Thakker wins Hakan Ahlman Award

Posted 13/03/2017

Congratulations to Prof Raj Thakker who has been awarded Hakan Ahlman Award, for publications of excellence, at the annual European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society conference in Barcelona. Prof Thakker received the award for his publication in the journal Endocrinology – Pasireotide Therapy of ...

RDM website redevelopment – staff and student profile pages

Posted 21/02/2017

As previously announced, we are redeveloping the RDM website in order to streamline communications and better articulate our cutting-edge research. As part of the RDM website redevelopment, you all have the opportunity to have an online profile page. This page is a chance for you to tell others ...

Drugs from bugs tops list of LAB282’s first round of grants

Drugs from bugs tops list of LAB282’s first round of grants

Posted 21/02/2017

Oxford University and Evotec’s drug discovery partnership launched last year to quickly accelerate drugs to market begins making awards. LAB282, the £13m drug discovery partnership for Oxford University, has made its first wave of awards, backing projects targeting cardiovascular and infectious ...

Oxford International Women’s Festival

Oxford International Women’s Festival

Posted 13/02/2017

RDM researchers are taking part in the Oxford International Women’s Festival (24-11 March), which celebrates ‘Women Thinking Big in the Arts, Science, Politics and Education’. Dr Mariane Bertagnolli (Leeson Group) will be giving a special Oxford Sci Bar talk about the links between maternal health ...

New MRI scanner to give Oxford scientists high tech view of heart disease

New MRI scanner to give Oxford scientists high tech view of heart disease

Posted 13/02/2017

A powerful new heart scanner to improve the treatment of heart disease has been installed at the Oxford Centre for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, thanks to a £1m grant from the British Heart Foundation (BHF). The state-of-the-art device will enable scientists to create detailed images of the heart, ...

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