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Using AI to diagnose heart disease

Using AI to diagnose heart disease

CCRF Department General Research

Research fostered at RDM has increased the accuracy of echocardiogram interpretations, pinpointing many more people at risk of heart disease.

Largest ever diabetes genetics study uncovers mechanisms behind type 2 diabetes

Largest ever diabetes genetics study uncovers mechanisms behind type 2 diabetes

Department General Publication Research

Genetic data from nearly a million people could find new drug targets.

Spinout launch for technology that can predict heart attacks years before they happen

Spinout launch for technology that can predict heart attacks years before they happen

CVM Department General

An Oxford University spinout led by RDM's Professor Charlambos Antoniades utilises standard CT scans to identify a potentially fatal build-up of plaques that could trigger a heart attack.

Dr Kathryn Robson featured in BBC programme

Dr Kathryn Robson featured in BBC programme

Department General MRC WIMM

Dr Robson from the MRC Weatherall Instititute of Molecular Medicine explains how a genetic mutation leads to haemetochromatosis, where people have too much iron.

Lifestyle factors linked to brain health of young adults

Lifestyle factors linked to brain health of young adults

CCRF CVM Department General OCMR Publication

Researchers from our Department led by Prof Paul Leeson, in collaboration with researchers from Canada and the Universities of Bristol and London, have used advanced magnetic resonance imaging to investigate whether factors such as blood pressure, fitness, smoking and alcohol intake during young adult life are associated with changes in the blood vessels inside the brain.

Study shows that new technology can predict fatal heart attacks

Study shows that new technology can predict fatal heart attacks

CVM Department General Research

Prof Charalambos Antoniades, working with colleagues in Erlangen, Germany and at the Cleveland Clinic, USA, have developed a new technology based on analysis of computed tomography (CT) coronary angiograms that can flag patients at risk of deadly heart attacks years before they occur.

New grant to study pre-cancerous blood disease

New grant to study pre-cancerous blood disease

MRC MHU MRC WIMM NDCLS OCH

Dr Anna Rose at the MRC Molecular Haematology Unit will study disease pathogenesis and prognosis in a subset of patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes.

Congratulations to our new Associate Professors and University Research Lecturers

Congratulations to our new Associate Professors and University Research Lecturers

Athena SWAN CCRF CVM Department MRC WIMM NDCLS Research

We are pleased to announce that we have two new Associate Professors and two new University Research Lecturers in RDM.

Congratulations to our new Professors

Congratulations to our new Professors

Athena SWAN Department General IMD MRC MHU MRC WIMM NDCLS OCDEM OCH

Congratulations to Professor Leanne Hodson (Professor of Metabolic Physiology), Professor Adam Mead (Professor of Haematology) and Professor Gary Ford (Professor of Stroke Medicine) who were all awarded the title of full professor in the recent Recognition of Distinction.

Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis

Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis

Department General NDCLS Research

Professors Deborah Gill and Stephen Hyde, together with their UK Cystic Fibrosis Gene Therapy Consortium partners, have teamed up with Boehringer Ingelheim and Oxford Biomedica to develop gene therapy for cystic fibrosis.

Controlling infection essential to tackle global anaemia

Controlling infection essential to tackle global anaemia

General MRC HIU MRC WIMM Research

New proposals published today by MRC HIU suggest that iron supplements on their own are not enough to efficiently tackle this disease.

‘Family trees’ of AML treated with enasidenib mapped for the first time

‘Family trees’ of AML treated with enasidenib mapped for the first time

General MRC MHU MRC WIMM NDCLS OCH

The study led by MRC WIMM researchers as part of an international team aims to understand what happens when patients stop responding to treatment.

From the bench to VR

From the bench to VR

General MRC WIMM NDCLS

Computational Biologist Stephen Taylor and his team were awarded an Innovation grant to develop a software package that allows researchers to use virtual reality for scientific research and public engagement.

Dialling down inflammation in psoriasis

Dialling down inflammation in psoriasis

General MRC WIMM NDCLS

A collaborative study between the Kennedy Institute and MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (MRC WIMM) identifies a new pathway that limits the severity of inflammatory skin disease.

2018 Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Diabetes Research Award

2018 Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Diabetes Research Award

Department General OCDEM Research

Congratulations to Prof Rury Holman has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Diabetes Research Award by the American Diabetes Association.

New research makes progress towards general Salmonella vaccine

New research makes progress towards general Salmonella vaccine

Department General IMD MRC HIU MRC WIMM Research

Work by researchers at MRC HIU zeroes in on the mechanisms by which T cells respond to Salmonella infections.

New guidelines to monitor blood cancer in  babies with Down Syndrome

New guidelines to monitor blood cancer in babies with Down Syndrome

General MRC MHU MRC WIMM NDCLS OCH

The recommendations result from research by Prof Irene Roberts and Prof Paresh Vyas, published today in the British Journal of Haematology.

Facebook LIVE: What is a virus?

Facebook LIVE: What is a virus?

IMD MRC HIU MRC WIMM

Layal and Mirjam in the Rehwinkel lab were live on Facebook to talk about their research on viruses.

OCMR launches upgraded Calpendo system

OCMR launches upgraded Calpendo system

OCMR

From Monday 4th June the OCMR Calpendo system will launch in a new upgraded format.

The Big Crash Diet Experiment

The Big Crash Diet Experiment

Department OCMR Research

Dr Jenny Rayner, a cardiologist from RDM, teamed up with Prof Susan Jebb and Prof Paul Aveyard, from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, and the BBC, to put the latest research on “crash dieting” to the test.

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