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Professor pollard among the worlds most distinguished paediatricians

Professor Pollard among the world's most distinguished paediatricians

Congratulations to Professor Andrew Pollard, named as one of three 2019 Rosén von Rosenstein laureates.

A call for blood and iron

A call for blood and iron

Sarah Atkinson’s research team investigates whether an iron export mutation in African populations can protect from anaemia, malaria and bacterial infections.

Childhood all same same but different

Childhood ALL: Same same but different!

For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Dr Andi Roy explains current challenges in the treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and how research is trying to tackle them.

First steps towards treating myotonic dystrophy type 1

First steps towards treating myotonic dystrophy type 1

Collaborative research between teams from the Department of Paediatrics and the Institut de Myologie shows how antisense oligonucleotides can penetrate muscles to treat myotonic dystrophy type 1, a rare muscle disease.

Fellowship success for paediatrics researcher

Fellowship success for Paediatrics researcher

Many congratulations to Prof Andi Roy who was awarded a fellowship to further develop her independent research.

Upcoming events

Introduction to Immunisations

Monday, 02 December 2019 to Tuesday, 03 December 2019, 9am - 4pm

A free 2-day Training Event for general practice nurses and health professionals new to immunisation practice who administer / promote / advise about vaccines in the Thames Valley. Funding for this event is from NHS England through Health Education England.

Introduction to Immunisations

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 to Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 9am - 4pm

A free 2-day Training Event for general practice nurses and health professionals new to immunisation practice who administer / promote / advise about vaccines in the Thames Valley.

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How does herd immunity work?

‘Herd immunity’ or 'herd protection' gives protection to vulnerable people such as newborn babies, elderly people and those who are too sick to be vaccinated.

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The Paediatric Neuroimaging group are measuring brain activity when babies experience pain #StartedinOxford.

How do babies feel pain?

How do vaccines work?

This short animation explains how vaccines enable the body to make the right sort of antibodies to fight a particular disease.

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