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Diabetes data dashboard partnership shortlisted for award

An Oxfordshire NHS diabetes team has been shortlisted for a Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value Award in the ‘Diabetes Care Initiative of the Year’ category. The shortlisted team includes senior clinicians and managers from: Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust South Central and West Commissioning […]

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New national study of long-term impacts of debilitating lung damage from COVID-19

A new national study will investigate the long-term effects of lung inflammation and scarring from COVID-19. The study, launched with £2 million of funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), aims to develop treatment strategies and prevent disability. Many people recovering from COVID-19 suffer from long-term symptoms of lung damage, including breathlessness, coughing, fatigue and […]

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Oxford Brookes ranked highly for commercialisation and research partnerships

Oxford Brookes University’s successful work in commercialising its intellectual property (IP), predominantly through IP licensing but also through spinouts, has been ranked in the top 10% of English universities in the first Knowledge Exchange Framework results published today [Wednesday 31 March] by Research England. Oxford Brookes was placed in the top 40% for its research […]

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New roles for Oxford AHSN Chief Officer and OUH Consultant

Professor Gary Ford, Chief Executive of the Oxford Academic Health Science Network and consultant stroke physician at OUH, is the new Chair of the AHSN Network, the national body bringing together England’s 15 AHSNs. Gary said: “I am delighted to be taking on this role at an important time for AHSNs and the wider NHS. […]

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Funding boost for pioneering eye genetics research

Medical research into eye genetics at Oxford Brookes University has received a funding pledge of £2 million from Baillie Gifford, an international investment business. The gift supports the work of Professor Nicola Ragge who has spearheaded a national eye genetics service, leading world-leading research into eye development problems in children. Specialising in cases where babies are […]

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MRC HIU researchers release cheap, quick COVID-19 antibody test

An international research team led by the Townsend Group at the Medical Research Council Human Immunology Unit ((MRC HIU) with other Oxford University scientists has developed a portable test for antibodies that fight the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, published today in Nature Communications. The test, which spots the presence of virus-fighting antibodies rather than a coronavirus infection, can be […]

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New partnership enables access to state-of-the-art radiotherapy machine

The first NHS patient has received treatment on the cutting-edge ViewRay MRIdian technology, thanks to a new partnership between the University of Oxford, Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust and GenesisCare.   © Genesis Care The partners, with the support of the John Black Charitable Foundation, have collaborated to establish a ten-year programme of […]

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Gary Ford, CEO Oxford AHSN, joins the NICE Board

Professor Gary Ford, Chief Executive of the Oxford AHSN, is joining the Board of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Gary is one of six new non-executive directors. They take up their new roles from 1 April 2021. Gary said: “I am delighted to join the NICE Board and bring my experience in clinical […]

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Novavax success in final analyses

The final analyses for this trial are described in Novavax UK and SA Final Data Announcement March 11 2021 FINAL[87]  .  Part of the Study took place at the Warneford site in Oxford houses both the Oxford Health NHS FT and the University of Oxford’s Department of Psychiatry 

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Success in QS Subject Ranking

Oxford Medical Sciences has come top in two subject areas in the latest and internationally-respected QS rankings. The QS World University Rankings by Subject cover a total of 51 disciplines, grouped into five broad subject areas. The QS World University Rankings by Subject are compiled annually to help prospective students identify the leading universities in a particular […]

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