Catch up on the latest research findings and success stories from across the department.
14 September 2017
Congratulations to Prof Marella de Brujin (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. This is a huge achievement and reflects not only their research achievements but commitment to teaching and ‘good citizenship’ within the department and beyond.
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.
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 Brujin, 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.
16 May 2017
Researchers have found a way to identify rogue cancer cells which survive treatment after the rest of the tumour is destroyed, by using a new technique that enables them to identify and characterise individual cancer cells.
28 March 2017
Congratulations to all our prize winners at this year’s WIMM Day. We were delighted to award Mike Barnkob, a DPhil student with Prof Vincenzo Cerundolo in the MRC Human Immunology Unit, the Ita Askonas Medal and Prize for his work on T cells in the tumour microenvironment.
American Society of Hematology Announces 2017 Translational Research Training in Hematology Program Participants
13 March 2017
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the European Hematology Association (EHA) have announced the names of 20 early-career hematologists who will participate in the joint 2017 Translational Research Training in Hematology (TRTH) program. These include Dr Alice Giustacchini (WIMM-NDCLS, Mead/Jacobsen Group) and Dr Lynn Quek (WIMM-NDCLS, Vyas Group). Congratulations to Alice and Lynn for being invited to take part in this prestigious scheme.
International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC) celebrates major coordinated paper release International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC) celebrates major coordinated paper release
17 November 2016
One of the great mysteries in biology is how the many different cell types that make up our bodies are derived from a single cell and from one DNA sequence, or genome.