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
Improving the treatment of infant pain
Moultrie F. et al, (2017), Current Opinion in Supportive & Palliative Care
Ironing out sex differences in tuberculosis prevalence
Atkinson S. and Yates TA., (2017), International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
The Influence of Maternally Derived Antibody and Infant Age at Vaccination on Infant Vaccine Responses : An Individual Participant Meta-analysis.
Voysey M. et al, (2017), JAMA Pediatr
Non-specific effects of vaccines: plausible and potentially important, but implications uncertain.
Pollard AJ. et al, (2017), Arch Dis Child
Memory B cell response to a PCV-13 booster in 3.5year old children primed with either PCV-7 or PCV-13.
Trück J. et al, (2017), Vaccine, 35, 2701 - 2708
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