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
Gene expression profiles are different in venous and capillary blood: Implications for vaccine studies.
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Non-specific immunological effects of selected routine childhood immunisations: systematic review.
Kandasamy R. et al, (2016), BMJ, 355
Transient Abnormal Myelopoiesis and AML in Down Syndrome: an Update.
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Density Distribution of Pharyngeal Carriage of Meningococcus in Healthy Young Adults: New Approaches to Studying the Epidemiology of Colonization and Vaccine Indirect Effects.
Finn A. et al, (2016), Pediatr Infect Dis J, 35, 1080 - 1085
Schedules for Pneumococcal Vaccination of Preterm Infants: An RCT.
Kent A. et al, (2016), Pediatrics, 138