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.
29 July 2021
The University of Oxford’s and our partners AstraZeneca have today announced that one billion doses of the ChAdOx1 nCov-19 coronavirus vaccine have been released, to more than 170 countries, marking a key milestone as part of the University and AstraZeneca’s joint vision to make the available to the world, on a not-for-profit basis for the world during the pandemic, and in perpetuity for low- and middle-income countries.
27 July 2021
Researchers at the University of Oxford today launched a Phase 1 trial to test a new vaccine against plague.
9 July 2021
Researchers behind the Oxford AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine have been recognised for their excellence at a healthcare awards ceremony.
8 July 2021
'Brain Fever', a new book by internationally-renowned medical scientist Professor Richard Moxon, describes the decades of research that contribute to the development of vaccines for life-threatening illnesses such as meningitis, and how immunisation has been our greatest public health intervention.
Efficacy of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 lineages circulating in Brazil; an exploratory analysis of a randomised controlled trial
Clemens SC. et al, (2021)
Sowing the seeds of leukemia before birth.
Roberts I. and Vyas P., (2021), Science, 373, 155 - 156
"Should children be offered covid-19 vaccination?" No
Wilkinson D. et al, (2021), BMJ: British Medical Journal
Combining multiomics and drug perturbation profiles to identify muscle-specific treatments for spinal muscular atrophy.
Meijboom KE. et al, (2021), JCI Insight, 6
Tolerability and Immunogenicity After a Late Second Dose or a Third Dose of ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222)
Flaxman A. et al, (2021), SSRN Electronic Journal
Safety and Immunogenicity Report from the Com-COV Study – a Single-Blind Randomised Non-Inferiority Trial Comparing Heterologous And Homologous Prime-Boost Schedules with An Adenoviral Vectored and mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine
Liu X. et al, (2021), SSRN Electronic Journal
A Salmonella Typhi Controlled Human Infection Study for Assessing Correlation between Bactericidal Antibodies and Protection against Infection Induced by Typhoid Vaccination.
Jones E. et al, (2021), Microorganisms, 9
Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 10am to 12.30pm
This training is for general practice nurses and other health professionals who as part of their role already administer and promote / advise about influenza vaccines. The training will cover the theory of the influenza programme. ** Please note the local logistics of delivering the 2021/22 influenza programme will NOT be addressed **
Wednesday, 06 October 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.
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