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Oxford spinout Brainomix is revolutionising stroke care through AI

This year, around 100,000 people in the UK will have a stroke. AI algorithms developed by a University of Oxford spinout company are ensuring that more stroke patients will receive better care and outcomes. It’s no coincidence that the best-known acronym for spotting signs of a stroke urges FAST action. Every second counts, not least for […]

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BRC interns take first steps on their research pathway

Eight Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) healthcare professionals have taken their first steps on the clinical academic pathway after presenting the results of their six-month NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) internship research projects. The internships are aimed at Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals, Pharmacists and Healthcare Scientists (NMAHPPS) who have little or no research experience. The BRC […]

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FCDO Minister meets with University of Oxford’s vaccine researchers

The University of Oxford today welcomed the Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP, Minister for Development and Africa, to the laboratories and clinics of several of its vaccine development groups. Mr. Mitchell, along with Professor Charlotte Watts, FCDO Chief Scientific Adviser and Director for Research and Evidence, toured the research facilities of the Jenner Institute, the […]

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Next step in plans for Warneford Park

Plans for Warneford Park took a step forward as partners in the project signed a Conditional Option Agreement (COA) and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), agreeing how they will work together going forward. If plans are approved, Warneford Park will provide a new mental health hospital alongside a major brain health research and innovation campus and […]

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£3 million awarded to establish HealthTech Research Centre

The University of Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, in partnership with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded £3 million by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) to establish a new HealthTech Research Centre (HRC). The five-year award will support the development and evaluation of innovative health technologies […]

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New research endoscopy service launches

The launch of a new endoscopy service at the University of Oxford’s Experimental Medicine Clinical Research Facility (EMCRF) will enhance the collection of data for research projects, and relieve pressure on the NHS Trust’s endoscopy unit. The facility is hosted by the University’s Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences. ‘This facility will really […]

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Oxford to launch UK’s first trials unit dedicated to precision-prevention and early detection studies

University of Oxford researchers have been given a £1 million boost to support their strategy of developing cancer prevention treatments and early diagnostic tools for people at high risk of cancer. Cancer Research UK is investing the money over the next five years into a partnership between the University’s Oncology Clinical Trials Office (OCTO) and the Primary […]

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OAHP Chair recognised in King’s Birthday Honours 2023

We wish the warmest congratulations to Professor Sir John Irving Bell on being appointed as a Companion of Honour (CH) in the King’s Birthday Honours list. He is recognised for services to Medicine, Medical Research, the Life Science Industry and to Public Health. We are delighted that Professor Sir John Bell continues to Chair the […]

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£650m life sciences growth package revealed

The UK Government have today announced a growth package worth £650 million to boost the UK’s life science sector and drive economic growth. The package includes policies such as improving commercial clinical trials, investing in scientific innovation, expanding the UK’s biological data bank, and incentivising pension schemes to invest in science and technology companies. The […]

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