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.
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.
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.
5 December 2019
A large field study of typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) in Nepal has shown a single dose to be safe and effective in reducing typhoid in children aged 9 months to <16 years in an endemic setting.
19 November 2019
The launch of the MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Centre marks an exciting new stage in the partnership between Muscular Dystrophy UK and the University of Oxford, with the goal of delivering new experimental medicines and developing enhanced clinical trial capacity in adult and paediatric neuromuscular diseases.
7 November 2019
A new wearable ‘bike helmet’ style brain scanner, that allows natural movement during scanning, has been used in a study with young children for the first time. This marks an important step towards improving our understanding of brain development in childhood.
4 November 2019
The emergence of untreatable strains of typhoid threatens a new global health emergency that requires urgent collective action, argue experts from Paediatrics and the Oxford Martin School in Clinical Infectious Diseases.
28 October 2019
Following the publication of figures showing UK childhood vaccination rates have fallen for the fifth year in a row, researchers from Paediatrics and the Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease discuss possible responses.
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.
Teaching Real World Evidence: A Systematic Review Protocol
LAM C. et al, (2019), JMIR Research Protocols
Mobile apps for health behaviour change: a systematic review protocol
Milne-Ives M. et al, (2019), JMIR Research Protocols
Neonatal Antifungal Consumption Is Dominated by Prophylactic Use; Outcomes From The Pediatric Antifungal Stewardship
Ferreras-Antolín L. et al, (2019), The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 38, 1219 - 1223
The Future of Vaccines for Tuberculosis.
Stockdale L. and Fletcher H., (2019), Clin Chest Med, 40, 849 - 856
The impact of repeated vaccination on influenza vaccine effectiveness: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Ramsay LC. et al, (2019), BMC Medicine, 17
Use of apps to promote childhood vaccination: a systematic review protocol
VAN VELTHOVEN M. et al, (2019), JMIR Research Protocols
Plasma lipid profiles discriminate bacterial from viral infection in febrile children.
Wang X. et al, (2019), Sci Rep, 9
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