11 September 2019
Collaborative research between teams from the Department of Paediatrics and the Institut de Myologie shows how antisense oligonucleotides can penetrate muscles to treat myotonic dystrophy type 1, a rare muscle disease.
27 August 2019
Many congratulations to Prof Andi Roy who was awarded a fellowship to further develop her independent research.
27 June 2019
We recently worked with Mediaplanet on the 2019 Health Awareness: Value of Vaccines campaign. The campaign features exclusive content from key thought leaders and industry voices about the critical importance of full immunisation throughout life.
24 June 2019
Dr Samantha Vanderslott (Oxford Vaccine Group), Dr Eleanor Draeger (sexual health expert and medical writer), and Professor Beate Kampmann (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) debate compulsory vaccination. Presented by Philippa Thomas on BBC World service.
24 June 2019
PBS features Daniel O'Connor's research on how children's genetic profiles affect their immunity.
19 June 2019
Many congratulations to Prof Irene Roberts, recipient of the European Hematology Association (EHA) Education & Mentoring Award 2019.
20 May 2019
Sign up to take part in our clinical trials, talk to the research staff, or simply enjoy a Microbe Mugshot Match or a Game of Crohn's (Disease).
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.