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Children’s pain ‘swept under the carpet for too long’ – Lancet Commission

The launch of Lancet Child and Adolescent Health Commission - the first ever to address paediatric pain - aims to raise the profile of children’s pain from early years to early adulthood.

Paul Riley appointed Director of Oxford’s Institute of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine

Professor Paul Riley will lead the scientific vision of the first institute of its kind in the world to physically merge the disciplines of developmental biology and regenerative medicine in a common goal to treat some of the world’s most prolific diseases.

Coronavirus: the road to vaccine roll-out is always bumpy, as 20th-century pandemics show

Public trust is key to a successful immunisation programme, writes Samantha Vanderslott in a piece for The Conversation.

Enriching Engagement (Round 2) awardees announced

The awardees for the second round of the University of Oxford’s Enriching Engagement funding scheme have now been announced, including a project from Paediatrics.

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