Vaccines stimulate our immune system to make antibodies, which move round the body in the blood and protect against infections.
Research in our Department focuses on a wide variety of aspect of children's health. We study the neuroscience of pain in infants, HIV, immunology, haematology, gastroenterology and vaccinology.Find out more
The Department of Paediatrics is involved in medical sciences teaching in Paediatrics for Undergraduate students of the University of Oxford Medical School, as well as running a number of Postgraduate programmes.Find out more
The research in our Department affects many children and their parents. Here you can find out what we do to reach out, from events that we have organised in the past to information about patient involvement schemes.Find out more
Vaccine Knowledge Project
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Chair in Developmental Medicine
Gift of £3.3million from Mr André Hoffmann has secured future of Oxford Chair in Developmental Medicine.Read more
Andrew Pollard receives BRC award
Professor Pollard received the award for his leadership has had a strong impact on healthcare and research.Read more
Lymphocyte subpopulations in premature infants: an observational study.
Kent A. et al, (2016), Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed
Best practice in the prevention and management of paediatric respiratory syncytial virus infection.
Drysdale SB. et al, (2016), Ther Adv Infect Dis, 3, 63 - 71
Sex-dependent immune responses to infant vaccination: an individual participant data meta-analysis of antibody and memory B cells.
Voysey M. et al, (2016), Vaccine, 34, 1657 - 1664
Phase variation of Opa proteins of Neisseria meningitidis and the effects of bacterial transformation
Sadarangani M. et al, (2016), Journal of Biosciences, 41, 13 - 19
Control of invasive meningococcal disease: is it achievable?
Marshall H. et al, (2016), Int J Evid Based Healthc, 14, 3 - 14
Monday, 11 July 2016 to Wednesday, 13 July 2016 @ The Mathematical Institute and St Anne's College, Oxford