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Research results in drug discovery programme for pain treatment

Research leads to drug discovery programme for treating pain

Clinical Neurology Research

LifeArc, one of the UK’s leading medical research charities, has signed a deal to license an ion channel drug discovery programme to Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited.

New combined model to understand payoffs and costs of actions

New insights into how we learn payoffs and costs of actions

Clinical Neurology Research

How do we decide what to do in any given situation? We need to work out the payoffs and costs of actions – what we will gain and what it might cost us. But what is the exact nature of the mechanism in the brain which weighs up these payoffs and costs?

Professor tipu aziz recipient of britains highest neurosurgery honour

Professor Tipu Aziz recipient of Britain's highest neurosurgery honour

Award Clinical Neurology

Professor Tipu Aziz from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) has been awarded the Medal of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) for his lifetime achievement in neurosurgery.

Brain awareness week activities engage the public

Brain Awareness Week activities engage the public

Clinical Neurology Integrative Neuroimaging Public engagement

Brain Awareness Week is an annual global initiative designed to raise awareness among the public about brain-related research and the impact that neuroscientists are having on the world.

Nmdar antibody encephalitis a new clinical way to identify patients

NMDAR-Antibody Encephalitis: A new clinical way to identify patients

Clinical Neurology Research

Paper published in Lancet Psychiatry may help with the accurate detection of this form of autoimmune encephalitis

New research to investigate role of blood brain barrier in neurological conditions

New research to investigate role of blood-brain barrier in neurological conditions

Clinical Neurology Research

A new consortium of 27 partners coordinated by our department will tackle the challenge of discovery and characterisation of blood-brain barrier targets and transport mechanisms for brain delivery of therapeutics to treat neurodegenerative and metabolic diseases.

Natural killer cells used to treat chronic pain

Natural Killer cells used to treat chronic pain

Clinical Neurology Research

Damage to nerves during surgery or after an injury can lead to long-term pain. Scientists have found that specialised cells help to remove damaged nerve fibres, allowing new healthy nerves to re-grow, ameliorating nerve pain.

Discussing autoimmune encephalitis research and treatment

Discussing autoimmune encephalitis research and treatment

Clinical Neurology Public engagement

Patients, carers, clinicians and scientists get together to talk about this condition

World2019s largest autism grant will transform research landscape

World’s largest autism grant will transform research landscape

Clinical Neurology Research

The largest research grant ever given for neurodevelopmental conditions has been awarded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative to an international consortium academically led by the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London.

Prestigious zulch prize for angela vincent

Prestigious Zülch Prize for Angela Vincent

Award Clinical Neurology

The 2018 Zülch Prize honours research into autoimmunity in neurological diseases. Angela Vincent shares the award with Jerome Posner and Josep Dalmau.

Research in our headache centre underpins new european licence for migraine prevention drug

NDCN research underpins new European licence for migraine prevention drug

Clinical Neurology

Novartis receives European licence for Aimovig® (erenumab), the first treatment designed specifically for the prevention of migraine

Change blindness work presented at digital humanities summer school

Change blindness work presented at Digital Humanities Summer School

Clinical Neurology Research

Chrystalina Antoniades of the NeuroMetrology Lab delivered a session to these summer school delegates about her work on change blindness with the Ashmolean.

Study identifies biomarker for the diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis als

Study identifies biomarker for the diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Clinical Neurology Research

Our Department collaborated with Oxford BioDynamics and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

Neurology featured in bbc programme about the jr hospital

Neurology features in BBC programme about the JR Hospital

Clinical Neurology Public engagement

Aarti Jagannath presents the first in a new series about how the NHS changed our world

Oxford centre for neuroinflammation launched

Oxford Centre for Neuroinflammation Launched

Clinical Neurology

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new Oxford Centre for Neuroinflammation (OCNI), which aims to shed light on the causes of neurodegenerative diseases and uncover new treatment pathways.

New fellows of the academy of medical sciences

New Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Clinical Neurology Research

We are delighted to announce that David Beeson, Professor in Molecular Neurosciences, and Robert MacLaren, Professor of Ophthalmology, have been elected Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

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