Clinical trial investigating potential investigational treatment for relief of fatigue in people with long COVID reports results
14 April 2023
COVID-19 research CVM Department General Publication Research
Research led by Associate Professor Betty Raman finds positive results from a Phase 2 clinical trial of an investigational treatment against long COVID fatigue.
Exercise in young adults with high blood pressure alters blood vessel structure in the brain
10 February 2023
CCRF CVM Department General Publication Research
Exercise changes internal carotid artery size, even when blood pressure is not lowered.
New study reveals role of lymphatic system in bone healing
19 January 2023
Department General IMD MRC HIU MRC WIMM Publication Research
Bones were thought to lack lymphatic vessels, but new research from the Kusumbe Group published in Cell not only locates them within bone tissue, but demonstrates their role in bone and blood cell regeneration and reveals changes associated with aging.
Trial to test diabetes drug for reducing risk for Alzheimer's Disease
22 September 2022
Intensive blood glucose control for people with type 2 diabetes when they are first diagnosed reduces diabetic complications and prolongs life
21 September 2022
DTU Department General OCDEM Research
The study, which tracked volunteers for up to 44 years, showed that the benefits of early intensive blood glucose control can persist for decades.
Novel all-in-one vaccine developed to tackle future coronavirus threats
6 July 2022
COVID-19 research HIU COVID-19 research MRC HIU MRC WIMM Publication Research
Up to $30 million in funding has been announced by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to bring a new nanoparticle vaccine offering protection against a range of coronaviruses to clinical trial.
Understanding the interplay of dietary iron, anaemia and the immune system
16 June 2022
Department General IMD MRC HIU MRC WIMM Research
Four related projects aim to unravel how the iron we eat shapes how the immune system develops and responds to vaccines.
Researchers find genetic ‘fingerprints’ of ancient migrations in modern-day United Arab Emirates
28 February 2022
CVM Department General Publication Research
A team of geneticists and archaeologists have analysed the fine-scale genetic structure and ancestry of nearly 1200 people from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and found genetic traces of population mixing spanning thousands of years.
Study reveals ‘stop-eating’ response to DNA damage
24 November 2021
Department General MRC MHU MRC WIMM NDCLS Publication Research
A new study from the Patel Group sheds light on the mechanism by which DNA damage suppresses appetite, a finding with implications for understanding the appetite lowering side-effects of chemotherapy.
Major research network to investigate body clock and stroke
27 October 2021
Department General IMD OCDEM Publication Research
The University of Oxford is part of a new international research network to investigate the interactions between the biology of the body's internal clock and the disordered physiological processes associated with stroke.