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Brainomix Closes £16M ($21.2M) Financing Round to Expand Its Proven AI-Enabled Platform Beyond Stroke

OAHP is delighted to see this great success to a company that works not only in Oxford but increasingly across the UK and beyond.  Well done The Series B investment will enable the Oxford-based company to expand its award-winning artificial intelligence (AI) portfolio into new indications and extend into new high-growth markets OXFORD, UK, 16th […]

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Local rugby club teams up with Oxford Brookes

A new partnership is giving students valuable hands-on experience alongside their physiotherapy studies at Oxford Brookes University. The University has teamed up with Oxford Quins RFC to give ten final year BSc and MSc Physiotherapy students thirteen weeks of practical experience at the sports club. Great clinical and match day opportunities for students The students began in […]

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World Patient Safety Day: Quality Improvement at Oxford Health

Oxford Healthcare Improvement Centre’s aim is to improve patient safety and the quality of care through a programme of quality improvement, research, training and collaboration. The centre, which is part of Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, has lots to celebrate in relation to the changes and improvements made to the safety of care. Some examples […]

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Major funding boost for UK’s open research agenda

Oxford Brookes University is part of a consortium of 18 universities – the UK Reproducibility Network – that has received funding of £8.5 million, over five years, to encourage open research practices in the sector. The funding includes £4.5 million from the Research England Development fund. The UK Reproducibility Network aims to ensure the UK remains a centre […]

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OUH and partners’ Covid-19 response nominated for HSJ Awards

A collaborative project involving Oxford University Hospitals (OUH), Defence Medical Services (DMS), and the University of Oxford’s Radcliffe Department of Medicine is in the running for a prestigious honour at the HSJ Awards 2021.  The Defence COVID-19 Rehabilitation and Recovery Service (DCRS) is shortlisted for the Military and Civilian Health Partnership Award, which celebrates excellence in healthcare and health […]

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Oxford to assess revolutionary multi-cancer blood test in trial, for future implementation in the NHS

 A partnership between the University of Oxford and GRAIL, LLC will evaluate the use of a new, non-invasive, multi-cancer early detection test known as Galleri in suspected cancer patients. The national SYMPLIFY study aims to demonstrate this revolutionary technology can benefit patients and detect many cancers earlier. Ultimately Galleri could be used in routine visits […]

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Eight Oxford researchers win top UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships

Today eight Oxford University academics have been awarded significant financial funding from the UKRI ‘Future Leaders Fellowships scheme’ that was created to help develop the next wave of world-class research and innovation leaders in academia and business. Science Minister Amanda Solloway announced nearly 100 new Fellows, who will share in £113 million funding, with individual […]

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Double success at HSJ Value Awards

Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) is celebrating a double dose of success after scooping two national awards at the HSJ Value Awards 2021.The diabetes data dashboard, a partnership involving Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (OCCG), Oxford Health, and South Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCWCSU), won the Diabetes Care Initiative of the Year, while the Oxford Integrated […]

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Vaccine for treating cancer made possible using Oxford COVID vaccine technology

Research from the University of Oxford and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research has shown that the technology behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has potential in treating cancer Scientists from the University of Oxford and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research are building on the success of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 to develop a […]

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New app for virtual group exercise classes to support people living with arthritis

A new project to help people with musculoskeletal issues is being developed with the help of researchers from Oxford Brookes University.  Led by Good Boost, the Virtual Community Rehabilitation (VCR) project consortium has received £408,000 of funding from Innovate UK to develop an app so that people can join in with virtual group exercise classes from home […]

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