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, neuromuscular diseases and vaccinology.
20 April 2021
Though the COVID-19 pandemic has now been active for a year, not much is known about what happens when people who have already had COVID-19 are infected for a second time.
14 April 2021
Researchers running the Com-Cov study, launched in February to investigate alternating doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and the Pfizer vaccine, have today announced that the programme will be extended to include the Moderna and Novavax vaccines in a new study.
7 April 2021
Medical regulators in the UK and Europe have announced their conclusions from their reviews of very rare cases of unusual blood clots in people who have received the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.
31 March 2021
The new easy-to-produce test detects coronavirus spike-protein binding antibodies in people who have tested positive for COVID-19.
Quantifying individual noxious-evoked baseline sensitivity to optimise analgesic trials in neonates.
Cobo MM. et al, (2021), Elife, 10
Efficacy of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern 202012/01 (B.1.1.7): an exploratory analysis of a randomised controlled trial.
Emary KRW. et al, (2021), Lancet, 397, 1351 - 1362
Functional and diffusion MRI reveal the neurophysiological basis of neonates’ noxious-stimulus evoked brain activity
BAXTER L. et al, (2021), Nature Communications
T cell assays differentiate clinical and subclinical SARS-CoV-2 infections from cross-reactive antiviral responses.
Ogbe A. et al, (2021), Nat Commun, 12
How can community engagement in health research be strengthened for infectious disease outbreaks in Sub-Saharan Africa? A scoping review of the literature.
Vanderslott S. et al, (2021), BMC Public Health, 21
Using changes in brain activity to assess pain-relief in infants: Methodological considerations with Benoit et al. (2021).
Baxter L. et al, (2021), Early Hum Dev, 157
Gain-of-function variants in SYK cause immune dysregulation and systemic inflammation in humans and mice.
Wang L. et al, (2021), Nat Genet
Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 9.15am to 3pm
This training is for general practice nurses and other health professionals who are new to the role of administering and promoting and / or advising about vaccines.
Friday, 02 July 2021
IIC - The ESPID-Oxford Course is a residential training course covering topics in paediatric infection for paediatric infectious diseases trainees and trainers, and for all those who manage children with infections. This will be the 18th edition of the course. After having to cancel last year's IIC, the Organising Committee have decided to hold IIC 2021 as a one-day, intensive virtual event.
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