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How to lose weight well

How to lose weight well

OCDEM

Prof Fredrik Karpe appeared in the Channel 4 show ‘How to Lose Weight Well’ on Monday 8 January, helping to bust some dieting myths.

Oxford Centre for Haematology Launched

Oxford Centre for Haematology Launched

Department NDCLS OCH

The Radcliffe Department of Medicine has launched a new initiative – the Oxford Centre for Haematology (OCH). Through this virtual Centre we aim to promote integration between academic and clinical haematology programmes in the University and Oxford University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and thereby capitalise on scientific opportunities to transform our understanding of haemopoiesis and blood diseases, with the goal of radically improving patient care.

Artificial Intelligence added to cardiologists toolbox

Artificial Intelligence added to cardiologists toolbox

CCRF CVM Department Research

Researchers from the University of Oxford are using artificial intelligence to improve diagnostic accuracy for heart disease. The team hope to roll out the system across the NHS later this year, helping to improve patient outcomes and saving millions is misdiagnoses. The research, led by Prof Paul Leeson and RDM DPhil student Ross Upton (Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility), took place in the Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust and is the basis of spin-out company Ultromics.

Research funding to unpick causes of common blood cancer

Research funding to unpick causes of common blood cancer

NDCLS OCH Research

Congratulations to Prof Jackie Boultwood and Dr Andrea Pellagatti, who have been awarded a project grant from Leuka – a leading leukaemia research charity. Their work will focus on Chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia (CMML), a blood cancer with a poor prognosis and limited treatment options.

Researchers zero in on causes of skin inflammation

Researchers zero in on causes of skin inflammation

Department HIU IMD Research WIMM

Researchers at the MRC WIMM have discovered an unexpected way by which different pathways of the skin’s defence system interact, and how they can go astray in skin inflammation. This research suggests a new line of investigation to develop treatments for conditions such as eczema.

Congratulations to our RDM Graduate Prize Winners!

Congratulations to our RDM Graduate Prize Winners!

Department HIU IMD MHU NDCLS WIMM

Congratulations to Huw Colin-York, Quentin Ferry and Thomas Riffelmacher, who have won this year’s RDM Graduate Prize. All three students displayed research excellence during their DPhil studies and have helped to progress their respective fields.

Dr Robert Beagrie awarded prestigious Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dr Robert Beagrie awarded prestigious Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Fellowship

Department MHU NDCLS WIMM

Many congratulations to Dr Robert Beagrie, a postdoc with Prof Doug Higgs at the MRC Molecular Haematology Unit, who has been awarded a prestigious Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship. The four-year award offers recently qualified postdoctoral researchers the opportunity to start independent research careers.

Innovators in Diabetes

Innovators in Diabetes

Athena SWAN OCDEM Research

Researchers from OCDEM recently attended the ‘Innovators in Diabetes’ programme – a Diabetes UK-supported scheme now in its 10th year. The programme aims to create a vibrant diabetes research network and facilitate knowledge exchange. Dr Kerry McLaughlin, postdoctoral researcher in OCDEM and programme alumni, tells us more about the day.

Heart failure in the UK continues to rise; poorest people worst affected

Heart failure in the UK continues to rise; poorest people worst affected

CVM Department Research

The number of people being diagnosed with heart failure in the UK continues to grow, and the poorest people are significantly more likely to be affected by the condition, new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found. The research was co-led by Professor Kazem Rahimi, and RDM Principal Investigator.

Ground-breaking €34 million project to develop better test for liver disease

Ground-breaking €34 million project to develop better test for liver disease

CVM Department OCMR Research

A pioneering European research project aims to lead to new diagnostic tests to assess patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and identify those most at risk for developing severe inflammation and liver scarring. Researchers from the Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research will play a key role in evaluating a series of biomarkers for NAFLD.

Rohan Wijesurendra wins prestigious Melvin Judkins Young Investigator Award

Rohan Wijesurendra wins prestigious Melvin Judkins Young Investigator Award

CVM OCMR OCMR YA

The Melvin Judkins Young Clinical Investigator Award, named for the pioneer of coronary angiography, recognises meritorious research from early career investigators and promotes careers in cardiovascular radiology.

Celebrating achievements and highlighting challenges in diabetes research

Celebrating achievements and highlighting challenges in diabetes research

OCDEM

Prof Fredrik Karpe and Dr Ioannis Spiliotis have been interviewed by BBC Oxford as part of World Diabetes Day 2017 (14 November).

Meet the...Harassment Advisor

Meet the...Harassment Advisor

Athena SWAN Department

For anti-bullying week 2017 (13-20 November), we caught up with James Brown – one of our network of Harassment Advisors – to find out more about the role and sources of support within the department.

Diabetes, fat and sugar – behind the headlines

Diabetes, fat and sugar – behind the headlines

Department OCDEM

Dr Ioannis Spiliotis, Clinical Research Fellow and DPhil student at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, will be getting ‘Behind the Headlines’ about diabetes, fat and sugar on Thursday 16 November. He will examine what the causes of diabetes could be and explore the discoveries that have shaped our understanding of this disease.

Rohan Wijesurendra scoops Trinity College Graduate Prize

Rohan Wijesurendra scoops Trinity College Graduate Prize

CVM OCMR OCMR YA

Many congratulations to Rohan for winning a very competitive Graduate Prize from Trinity College.

Associate Prof Leanne Hodson wins prestigious Cuthbertson Award

Associate Prof Leanne Hodson wins prestigious Cuthbertson Award

Athena SWAN OCDEM

Congratulations to Professor Leanne Hodson, Associate Professor of Diabetes and Metabolism, who has been awarded the prestigious Cuthbertson Award from the Nutrition Society. The Cuthbertson Award has been awarded annually since 1990 as a tribute Sir David Cuthbertson. It is awarded to scientists for excellence in Clinical Nutrition and/or Metabolism research providing an evidence base for clinical practice.

Disruptive bioengineering – changing the way cells interact with each other

Disruptive bioengineering – changing the way cells interact with each other

Department NDCLS Research WIMM

Researchers at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine have developed a new platform based on CRISPR/Cas9 technology, to alter the way human cells respond to external signals.

Microscopy workshop fosters UK-Turkey collaborations

Microscopy workshop fosters UK-Turkey collaborations

Department HIU WIMM

Researchers at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine participated in a collaborative imaging workshop that aims to build scientific links between early career researchers in Turkey and the United Kingdom.

RDM Learning and Development Programme Launches

RDM Learning and Development Programme Launches

Athena SWAN Department

We are pleased to announce a new initiative within the department – the RDM Learning and Development Programme.

Quality in Care Awards

Quality in Care Awards

OCDEM

Congratulations to Angela Hargreaves and Pam Dyson for winning the Patient Care Pathway – Adults category at the highly regarded Quality in Care Awards held on the 12 October.

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