The Department of Paediatrics was established in 1972, and is a member of the University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division. The University Department maintains strong links with the NHS Department of Paediatrics, and has a world renowned reputation for excellence in both our research and our teaching; we currently host around 120 staff and post-graduate research students, as well as teaching Paediatric Medicine to undergraduate students from the University of Oxford Medical School.
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Thursday, 22 January 2015 to Friday, 23 January 2015, 9am - 5pm
Wednesday, 18 March 2015
Our goal is to be recognised as number 1 for academic paediatrics in the UK
Founded in 1972
Respected worldwide for our research and teaching
Over 120 staff and students
Research Groups within the Department
Population and single-cell genomics reveal the Aire dependency, relief from Polycomb silencing, and distribution of self-antigen expression in thymic epithelia.
Sansom SN. et al, (2014), Genome Res, 24, 1918 - 1931
Haematopoietic development and leukaemia in Down syndrome.
Roberts I. and Izraeli S., (2014), Br J Haematol, 167, 587 - 599
Genome Sequencing of an Extended Series of NDM-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolates from Neonatal Infections in a Nepali Hospital Characterizes the Extent of Community- versus Hospital-Associated Transmission in an Endemic Setting.
Stoesser N. et al, (2014), Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 58, 7347 - 7357
Identification of Antigen-Specific B Cell Receptor Sequences Using Public Repertoire Analysis.
Trück J. et al, (2014), J Immunol
Noxious stimulation in children receiving general anaesthesia evokes an increase in delta frequency brain activity.
Hartley C. et al, (2014), Pain, 155, 2368 - 2376
Hot topics in infection and immunity in children
Curtis N. et al, (2014), Journal of Infection, 69, S1 - S1
The serodominant secreted effector protein of Salmonella, SseB, is a strong CD4 antigen containing an immunodominant epitope presented by diverse HLA class II alleles.
Reynolds CJ. et al, (2014), Immunology, 143, 438 - 446