20 May 2019
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23 April 2019
Drs Samantha Vanderslott and Claas Kirchhelle introduce their typhoid history research and 'Alice in Typhoidland' public engagement project. This work delves into the history of typhoid in Oxford and highlights why typhoid is still a major global health problem needing both water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) interventions alongside vaccines.
8 April 2019
Professor Anindita Roy provides expert comment on research published in JAMA Pediatrics, which found a small association of IVF with overall cancers of early childhood.
25 March 2019
Acclaimed clinical researcher, Professor Laurent Servais, has been appointed Professor of Paediatric Neuromuscular Diseases at the MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Centre. The centre is a partnership between Muscular Dystrophy UK (MDUK) and the University of Oxford with the aim of driving research into potential treatments from the lab into the clinic.
20 March 2019
An undergraduate working with the Healthcare Translation Research Group published an article suggesting that Blockchain could be used to manage electronic health records in a secure, decentralised way.
28 February 2019
The University of Oxford and Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals have announced a new affiliation to advance therapies for rare diseases. The joint program combines capabilities to improve treatment options globally for patients with rare diseases.
28 February 2019
In a Medium interview, Professor Matthew Wood, a professor of Neuroscience in the Department of Paediatrics, talks about his work and the advances that a new Rare Diseases Centre could herald for the future of rare disease and genetics.
13 February 2019
In the latest issue of the Blueprint, Shaunna Latchman meets Professor of Paediatric Neuroimaging, Rebeccah Slater to discuss the Paediatric Neuroimaging Group and find out why a gentle touch really does goes a long way.
7 December 2018
The Lancet has published the results of the Procedural Pain in Premature Infants (Poppi) study, ran by the Paediatric Neuroimaging Group and co-ordinated by the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (Clinical Trials Unit).
28 November 2018
Dr Caroline Hartley, a Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Paediatric Neuroimaging Group, has been awarded the highly competitive Sir Henry Dale Fellowship.
9 November 2018
The Paediatric Neuroimaging research team from the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Oxford will receive a £145,987 grant from Bliss, over three years, to fund a project which seeks to improve the measurement and treatment of pain in premature babies.
28 October 2018
The Department of Paediatrics has been granted the Athena SWAN Silver Award in recognition for its contribution to advancement of equality and excellence in employment.
15 August 2018
Deniz Gursul won the Inez Oliver Prize for an outstanding essay on how brain imaging is used for measuring pain in babies, and how it can assist in developing pain relief measures.
31 July 2018
What does it mean to be poor in the UK and around the world? Could we eliminate this kind of inequality or is it an unavoidable part of society? This needs a lot more thought...
16 July 2018
Dr Matthew Snape leads a study investigating if giving small amounts of oral insulin to babies can prevent type 1 diabetes, thus allowing mothers to protect their children from injecting insulin.