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
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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
An assessment of implications of adaptive licensing for pharmaceutical intellectual property and regulatory exclusivity rights in the European Union.
Meier A. et al, (2016), Clin Pharmacol Ther, 100, 743 - 753
Serum Bactericidal Antibody Responses of Adults Immunized with the MenB-4C Vaccine Against Genetically Diverse Serogroup B Meningococci.
Giuntini S. et al, (2016), Clin Vaccine Immunol
ImmunoglobuliN in the Treatment of Encephalitis (IgNiTE): protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial.
Iro MA. et al, (2016), BMJ Open, 6
Natural resistance to Meningococcal Disease related to CFH loci: Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies
Martinón-Torres F. et al, (2016), Scientific Reports, 6
Hospital admissions for viral meningitis in children in England over five decades: a population-based observational study.
Martin NG. et al, (2016), Lancet Infect Dis, 16, 1279 - 1287