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Matt Dickinson awarded a Cumberland Lodge Scholarship

Matt Dickinson awarded a Cumberland Lodge Scholarship

General HIU IMD WIMM

A unique opportunity to take part in an engaging programme of conferences, retreats and seminars to explore cross disciplinary topics.

Congratulations to Dr Rina Ariga

Congratulations to Dr Rina Ariga

CVM OCMR OCMR YA

OCMR's Dr Rina Ariga won first prize in the Young Investigator award at the British Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (BSCMR) conference in Edinburgh.

Taking MRC HIU research to schools

Taking MRC HIU research to schools

General WIMM

A workshop for local teachers explored practical activities on microscopy and immunology that aim to enrich the delivery of the science curriculum.

DPhil student Layal Liverpool awarded BSA media fellowship

DPhil student Layal Liverpool awarded BSA media fellowship

General IMD WIMM

Congratulations to Layal Liverpool, a student at the MRC Human Immunology Unit who was awarded a prestigious British Science Association (BSA) media fellowship.

Prof Vincenzo Cerundolo elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Prof Vincenzo Cerundolo elected Fellow of the Royal Society

General HIU IMD WIMM

Many congratulations to the Director of our MRC Human Immunology Unit for this prestigious honour recognizing his pioneering work on T cell immunology.

Ground-breaking phase 3 clinical trial begins in OCMR

Ground-breaking phase 3 clinical trial begins in OCMR

CVM OCMR

A multi-million pound, phase 3 clinical trial (EMPA-VISION) investigating a novel drug that could help failing hearts begins at the Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR)

Two new fellowships to apply computational methods to biological problems

Two new fellowships to apply computational methods to biological problems

Department General Research WIMM

Many congratulations to Dr Emmanouela Repapi and Dr Dominic Waithe, who will be based in the MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology.

£1m funding success for ‘Bug to Drug’ project

£1m funding success for ‘Bug to Drug’ project

CVM Department Research

Congratulations to Prof Shoumo Bhattacharya who has secured a £1m programme grant from the British Heart Foundation to further his research on the use of novel anti-inflammatories in cardiovascular disease.

Scientists to test new treatment for heart valve disease

Scientists to test new treatment for heart valve disease

CVM Department OCMR Research

Dr Masliza Mahmod has been awarded £290,000 by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to carry out a pilot study in patients with aortic stenosis.

Gene that contributes to female body shape may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Gene that contributes to female body shape may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Department OCDEM Research

Scientists at the University of Oxford have identified a gene that in women is linked to the creation and location of new fat cells and in turn contributes to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.

Dr Adam Lewandowski awarded BHF Intermediate Basic Science Fellowship

Dr Adam Lewandowski awarded BHF Intermediate Basic Science Fellowship

CCRF CVM Department

Congratulations to Dr Adam Lewandowski, who has secured a five-year British Heart Foundation Intermediate Basic Science Fellowship to study the impact of premature birth on the heart.

2018 Call for Nominations for the Title of Associate Professor and University Research Lecturer

2018 Call for Nominations for the Title of Associate Professor and University Research Lecturer

CVM Department IMD NDCLS OCDEM

The annual call for nominations for the Title of Associate Professor (AP) and University Research Lecturer (URL) has just been announced. These are prestigious titles within the University and we are working to ensure we are formally recognising the achievements of our staff.

RDM Awards for Excellent Supervision Announced

RDM Awards for Excellent Supervision Announced

Department HIU IMD NDCLS WIMM

Congratulations to Professor Graham Ogg and Associate Professor Tatjana Sauka-Spengler – the first recipients of the RDM Awards for Excellent Supervision. The Awards were presented at the RDM Symposium on Monday 19 March 2018.

Premature hearts less able to cope with exercise

Premature hearts less able to cope with exercise

CCRF CVM Department Research

The hearts of people born prematurely are less able to cope with the pressures of exercise in adulthood, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and part-funded by the British Heart Foundation and the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre.

International Women’s Day – inspiring the next generation of female scientists

International Women’s Day – inspiring the next generation of female scientists

Athena SWAN CVM Department IMD NDCLS OCDEM

International Women’s Day on 8 March was an opportunity for our researchers to be role models to girls and women with a passion for science.

Sharp rise in heart disease patients experiencing five or more other conditions

Sharp rise in heart disease patients experiencing five or more other conditions

CVM Department Research

The proportion of people experiencing heart disease and stroke who have five or more other health conditions quadrupled between 2000 and 2014, and the rise was not driven by age, new research by The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found. The work was led by Prof Kazem Rahimi, Principal Investigator in the Radcliffe Department of Medicine.

People with hidden, deadly heart conditions to be detected as charitable trust funds services across the UK

People with hidden, deadly heart conditions to be detected as charitable trust funds services across the UK

CVM Department Research

The Miles Frost Fund hits £1.5 million target; boosting funding for six inherited heart condition centres across the UK

Oxford medical researchers win prestigious national awards

Oxford medical researchers win prestigious national awards

Department HIU IMD MHU NDCLS OCDEM

Congratulations to Prof Graham Ogg and Prof Paresh Vyas who have been named National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Senior Investigators in recognition of their “outstanding contribution to clinical and applied health and social care research”. In addition, Prof Mark McCarthy has had his Senior Investigator award renewed. This is a tremendous achievement for all of them as these are highly competitive and prestigious awards

Defining the role of lipids in skin inflammation

Defining the role of lipids in skin inflammation

Department HIU IMD Research WIMM

Congratulations to Prof Graham Ogg who has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award to investigate aspects of the immune response in skin diseases such as eczema, with the hope of identifying new treatment options.

Clinical Fellowship Success

Clinical Fellowship Success

Department MHU NDCLS OCH Research WIMM

Congratulations to Dr James Davies and Dr Lynn Quek, who have both been awarded MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowships.

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