30 August 2023
Scientists at the University of Oxford are running a study at participating hospitals in the Thames Valley and Wessex regions, offering parents the ability to have their newborn baby’s blood tested for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), in addition to the nine other conditions that are already tested for.
16 June 2023
Simon Marchant, a DPhil student at the Paediatric Neuroimaging Group [https://neuroimaging.paediatrics.ox.ac.uk/], has been awarded the Postgraduate Research Award by the Institute of Engineering and Technology. The award, worth £2,500, was given in recognition of his outstanding engineering research in the field of paediatric neuroimaging.
13 January 2023
Presented at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, the award and lectureship recognises individuals from outside the United States who have made significant contributions to Haematology.
6 September 2022
Researchers in Oxford have launched the first UK study in the general population to test for early markers of type 1 diabetes before children develop symptoms or need insulin.
5 October 2021
A new study published this week in Nature, provides the most detailed analysis so far of the prenatal development of blood and immune cells in the bone marrow.
1 June 2020
Stéphane Paulus and Else Bijker explore the topic in their article for The Conversation.
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.
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.
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.
18 April 2018
On November 20, 2017, the Typhoid Vaccine Acceleration Consortium (TyVAC) vaccinated the first of 20,000 children against typhoid, successfully launching a study to assess the impact of typhoid conjugate vaccines (TCVs) in preventing typhoid among children in Nepal.