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
Persistence of immunity after vaccination with a capsular group B meningococcal vaccine in 3 different toddler schedules
Snape MD. et al, (2017), CMAJ
Intravenous immunoglobulin for the treatment of childhood encephalitis.
Iro MA. et al, (2017), Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 10
Dorsal stream deficits following perinatal brain injury: reduced global motion sensitivity correlated with specific components of visual attention in the ecab (early child attention battery)
Montague-Johnson C. et al, (2017), PERCEPTION, 45, 84 - 84
Efficacy and immunogenicity of a Vi-tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine in the prevention of typhoid fever using a controlled human infection model of Salmonella Typhi: a randomised controlled, phase 2b trial.
Jin C. et al, (2017), Lancet
Prevalence and decay of maternal pneumococcal and meningococcal antibodies: A meta-analysis of type-specific decay rates.
Voysey M. et al, (2017), Vaccine
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