Catch up on the latest research findings and success stories from across the department.
3 October 2017
The Curiosity Carnival rolled into town on 29 September for a festival of all things research. Over 30 researchers from across RDM took part in the largest public engagement event Oxford has ever staged.
21 September 2017
New research shows that blood donors could safely give blood more frequently than is allowed at present. At the moment in the UK men can give blood every 12 weeks, women every 16 weeks. The new research demonstrates that in certain situations and for certain donors, shortening the donation interval is a viable approach for blood services to take.
20 September 2017
The Diabetes Trials Unit have published the results of two mega-trials, involving over 20,000 participants and 36 countries, shedding new light of the impact of diabetes drugs on the cardiovascular system.
14 September 2017
We are pleased to announce that we have three new University Research Lecturers within RDM.
14 September 2017
Congratulations to Prof Marella de Bruijn (Professor of Developmental Haematopoiesis), Prof Deborah Gill (Professor of Gene Medicine) and Prof Charalambos Antoniades (Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine) who were all awarded the title of full professor in the recent Recognition of Distinction Exercise.
12 September 2017
Staff across RDM have been recognised in the Medical Sciences Division’s Teaching Excellence Awards 2017. The Teaching Excellence Awards scheme recognises and rewards excellence in teaching, the organisation and development of teaching, and support for teaching and learning, within a research-intensive environment.
8 September 2017
Congratulations to Dr Lisa Ayers, who has been awarded a Chief Scientific Officer’s (CSO) WISE Fellowship. Now in its second year, the Chief Scientific Officer's WISE Fellowship is a unique opportunity for mid-career female healthcare scientists to gain invaluable leadership experience. Successful applicants will be selected based on both their potential to make a difference in their current and future roles in addition to their commitment to inspire the next generation of healthcare scientists.
7 September 2017
Curiosity Carnival (European Researchers Night) is nearly here! Join us on 29 September as researchers across RDM showcase their research in Oxford’s largest ever public engagement event. From a dance performance about heart rhythm research and virtual reality genetics, through to uncovering the mysteries of your amazing blood – we will be dotted across Oxford’s amazing museums.
7 September 2017
The MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (MRC WIMM) invited Oxford East MP Anneliese Dodds to learn more about cutting edge research taking place in her constituency and learn more from researchers about the challenges they face. The visit took place on 30 August.
4 September 2017
Congratulations to Prof Marella de Bruijn, Associate Professor of Developmental Haematopoiesis, who has become the Director of the Oxford-MRC Doctoral Training Partnership.
28 August 2017
Congratulations to Dr Beth Psaila, who has won a prestigious Fellowship at the L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland For Women In Science awards. She was one of five scientists to receive the highly competitive award.
13 July 2017
Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a new type of imaging test to provide an early warning of coronary artery disease, and the risk of heart attacks.
12 July 2017
An Oxfordshire man who took part in fatty liver disease research after the condition was discovered through his role in an Ebola vaccine trial has urged others to participate in NHS research.
27 June 2017
Proteins found in tick saliva could be used to treat a potentially fatal form of heart disease, according to new research led by Professor Shoumo Bhattacharya and his team.