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Ground breaking studyl for huntington2019s disease under way

Ground-breaking study for Huntington’s disease under way

Clinical Neurology Research

NDCN’s Associate Professor Andrea Nemeth is leading the Oxford part of a clinical trial for Hungtinton’s disease.

Sarosh irani wins graham bull prize

Sarosh Irani wins Graham Bull Prize

Award Clinical Neurology

The Graham Bull Prize in Clinical Science / Goulstonian Lectureship is a prestigious annual prize awarded by the Royal College of Physicians

Ndcn staff win teaching awards

NDCN staff win teaching awards

Award Teaching

The 2019 MSD Teaching Excellence Awards were celebrated in a ceremony at Merton College on Wednesday 23 October.

Oxford is top recruiter to drug resitant epilepsy study

Oxford is joint top recruiter to drug-resitant epilepsy study

Clinical Neurology

The Oxford Epilepsy Research Group is at the forefront of some potentially ground-breaking work with patients who have drug-resistant epilepsy. Epilepsy affects over 50 million people worldwide and nearly one in three people with epilepsy are resistant to current drugs.

Advances made in understanding how eye movements are affected by medication in parkinsons

Advances made in understanding how eye movements are affected by medication in Parkinson's

Clinical Neurology Publication Research

Our Neurometrology Group has published findings from its OxQUIP study looking at how eye movements are affected by medication in Parkinson's.

Prize for work on gene therapy for retinal diseases

Prize for work on gene therapy for retinal diseases

Award Ophthalmology

Dr Kanmin Xue has won the Ruskell Medal from the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers

Masonic charitable foundation fund studentship at centre for the prevention of stroke and dementia

Masonic Charitable Foundation Fund Studentship at Centre for the Prevention of Stroke and Dementia

Stroke & Dementia Teaching

The charity has provided £126K of funding for one 3-year clinical research fellowship starting in January 2020.

Heart rate rise and blood pressure drops during pregnancy are not as dramatic as previously thought

Heart rate rise and blood pressure drops during pregnancy are not as dramatic as previously thought

Anaesthetics Research

New analysis from over 36,000 healthy women in 20 countries suggests that physiological changes during pregnancy may not be as dramatic as traditionally taught. However, blood pressures do appear to be increasing year on year.

High profile doctors visit the patient safety academy

High-profile doctors visit the Patient Safety Academy

Anaesthetics

The Patient Safety Academy (PSA) at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences was honoured to host two high profile British doctors and an international research leader yesterday.

Researchers identify genetic regions associated with left handedness and link them with brain architecture in language regions

Researchers identify genetic regions associated with left-handedness and link them with brain architecture in language regions

Integrative Neuroimaging Research

A new study has for the first time identified regions of the genome associated with left-handedness in the general population and linked their effects with brain architecture. The study linked these genetic differences with the connections between areas of the brain related to language.

Engaging young people with our work over the summer

Engaging young people with our work over the summer

Public engagement

The summer of 2019 saw many of our researchers getting involved in initiatives to engage young people with our work.

Six new professors

Six New Professors

Award Research

We are delighted to announce that the University of Oxford has conferred the title of Full Professor on several members of our Department. This demonstrates the breadth and depth of our research.

Shelock holmes inspiring girls with science

SHElock Holmes - inspiring girls with science

Integrative Neuroimaging Public engagement

On 27 July, 16 girls aged between 11-14 joined the SHElock team from our Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging.

Former staff honoured in naming of rooms

Former staff honoured in naming of rooms

Integrative Neuroimaging

Our Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging has chosen to name its new meeting rooms after several people who have played a key role in shaping what the Centre is today.

Ruxandra dafinca awarded oxford celgene fellowship

Ruxandra Dafinca awarded Oxford-Celgene Fellowship

Award Clinical Neurology Research

This is one of six new Oxford-Celgene Fellowships, which give postdoctoral researchers exposure to the field of commercial drug discovery and development.

New head for nuffield department of clinical neurosciences kevin talbot

New Head for Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences: Professor Kevin Talbot

Research

Today we formally welcome Professor Kevin Talbot to the Headship of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

Smartphone test predicts how symptoms develop in parkinson2019s

Smartphone test predicts how symptoms develop in Parkinson’s

Clinical Neurology Research

Our researchers have found that a simple test carried out on a smartphone can help to predict future change in people in the early stages of Parkinson’s.

Oxford partners with quinnipiac to improve neuro rehabilitation

Oxford partners with Quinnipiac to improve neuro-rehabilitation

Clinical Neurology Teaching

The delivery of clinical care, research, and education in neuro-rehabilitation in Oxford will be revolutionised by an innovative partnership with Quinnipiac University, Hartford, USA.

Wellcome centre for integrative neuroimaging triumphs at public engagement with research awards

Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging triumphs at Public Engagement with Research Awards

Award Integrative Neuroimaging Public engagement

The Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging (WIN) has won an award in this year’s University of Oxford Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Awards. These celebrate excellence in public engagement across the University.

Human brains reorganise experiences while resting to find new solutions

Human brains reorganise experiences while resting to find new solutions

Integrative Neuroimaging Research

Although computers are making impressive strides in learning, humans still learn orders of magnitude faster.

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