Oxford COVID-19 vaccine begins human trial stage
24 April 2020
COVID-19 Recruitment Research Vaccinology
University of Oxford researchers have begun testing a COVID-19 vaccine in human volunteers in Oxford today. Around 1,110 people will take part in the trial, half receiving the vaccine and the other half (the control group) receiving a widely available meningitis vaccine.
Pregnant women invited to take part in pioneering diabetes prevention research
16 July 2018
Clinical Trials Parents & Carers Recruitment Research
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.
Oxford Vaccine Group leads meningitis vaccine trial for teenagers
28 March 2018
Clinical Trials Recruitment Research Vaccinology
Researchers are working with schools around the county to find 24,000 volunteers aged 16 to 18 years to take part in the Be on the TEAM (Teenagers Against Meningitis) trial, led by the Oxford Vaccine Group at the Oxford University's Paediatrics Department with funding and support from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).