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Catch up on the latest research findings and success stories from across the department.

Diabetes mega-trials yield new insights into impact of diabetes drugs on cardiovascular system

Diabetes mega-trials yield new insights into impact of diabetes drugs on cardiovascular system

Department Research OCDEM

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.

Congratulations to our new University Research Lecturers!

Congratulations to our new University Research Lecturers!

Department CVM OCDEM OCMR

We are pleased to anounce that we have three new University Research Lecturers within RDM.

Ian backs health research after Ebola trial led to fatty liver disease diagnosis

Ian backs health research after Ebola trial led to fatty liver disease diagnosis

Department Research OCDEM

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.

Radcliffe Department of Medicine researchers head to Royal Society Summer Science

Radcliffe Department of Medicine researchers head to Royal Society Summer Science

Department Athena SWAN OCDEM WIMM NDCLS MHU

Researchers from RDM kick off a week-long science extravaganza today at The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.

Oxfordshire Science Festival

Oxfordshire Science Festival

Department CVM OCDEM WIMM NDCLS

Oxfordshire Science Festival is back and RDM researchers are out in force engaging the public with their research. Join us in Oxford Town Hall on 17 and 18 June as we showcase research from across the department.

Five more years of transforming care through research

Five more years of transforming care through research

CVM Research OCDEM

An exciting new chapter in NHS medical research in Oxford began at the start of April, with the £113.7m renewal of the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Department WIMM OCDEM NDCLS

We are delighted to announce that researchers in RDM have been selected to take part in the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition – a prestigious science festival that showcases the best of UK research.

Prof Raj Thakker wins Hakan Ahlman Award

OCDEM Department

Congratulations to Prof Raj Thakker who has been awarded Hakan Ahlman Award, for publications of excellence, at the annual European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society conference in Barcelona.

2017 RDM Symposium Poster Prizes

2017 RDM Symposium Poster Prizes

Department OCDEM NDCLS IMD Athena SWAN MHU

As always, the RDM Symposium Poster Session was full of fascinating science, new techniques interesting discussion.

Handing Over The Baton In Diabetes Research

Handing Over The Baton In Diabetes Research

OCDEM Athena SWAN

At the Diabetes UK Conference which was held last week in Manchester Professor Anna Gloyn took part in a special session celebrating Diabetes UK funded fellows past and present.

Funding Success for Professor Karpe

OCDEM General

We are delighted to announce Professor Fredrik Karpe has been awarded a 5 year programme grant from the British Heart Foundation.

International Day of Women In Science

International Day of Women In Science

OCDEM Athena SWAN

OCDEM Professors celebrate the International Day of Women In Science.

Novo Nordisk enters collaboration with University of Oxford on type 2 diabetes

Novo Nordisk enters collaboration with University of Oxford on type 2 diabetes

Research OCDEM

International research company Novo Nordisk is investing £115 million in a new research centre at the University of Oxford, as part of a new type 2 diabetes research collaboration with the University.

Funding Success For Professor Tomlinson

OCDEM

We are delighted to announce Professor Jeremy Tomlinson has received funding from the MRC for his project "Dissecting the Steroid metabolome in the pathogenesis and treatment of metabolic liver disease".

How baby’s genes influence birth weight and later life disease

Research OCDEM

New research finds genetic differences that help to explain why some babies are born bigger or smaller than others. The research, led by the University of Oxford, also reveals how genetic differences provide an important link between an individual’s early growth and their chances of developing conditions such as type 2 diabetes or heart disease in later life.

Congratulations to Dr Constantinos Christodoulides!

OCDEM General

Well done to Dr Constantinos Christodoulides in OCDEM who has been awarded a BHF Intermediate Clinical Research Fellowship.

Nothing about us, without us

General OCDEM

Nicknamed ‘Why?’ during his years as a student nurse, Tony O’Malley is always asking questions. His quest for explanations is a trait that’s come in handy time and time again in his role as a patient advocate. ony recently won the 2015 Supporter of the Year Gold Award in the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Annual Staff Recognition Awards, a testament to his tireless campaigning to improve patient safety and patient engagement in diabetes care. I caught up with him to learn more about what got him involved in patient advocacy and how we can all work together to improve clinical care.

Precision medicine study reveals how our genetics can alter action of metformin, the most commonly used Type 2 diabetes drug

Precision medicine study reveals how our genetics can alter action of metformin, the most commonly used Type 2 diabetes drug

Research OCDEM

RDM researchers have uncovered new genetic evidence of how the benefits of the world’s most commonly used Type 2 diabetes drug may vary between individuals.

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