If you're not immune to measles you can catch it just by going into a room up to 2 hours after an infected person has left it!
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
The Vaccine Knowledge Project provides independent and authoritative scientific information about vaccination.Explore
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
The impact of administration of conjugate vaccines containing cross reacting material on Haemophilus influenzae type b antibody responses in infants: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.
Voysey M. et al, (2016), Vaccine, 34, 3986 - 3992
Curtis N. et al, (2016), 72 Suppl
Immunisation of the immunocompromised child.
Pinto MV. et al, (2016), J Infect, 72 Suppl, S13 - S22
The Antibody Response Following a Booster With Either a 10- or 13-valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Toddlers Primed With a 13-valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine in Early Infancy.
Trück J. et al, (2016), Pediatr Infect Dis J, 35, 787 - 793
Changing balance of spinal cord excitability and nociceptive brain activity in early human development
Hartley C. et al, (2016), Current Biology