6 December 2023
The Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging has been awarded the Silver Engage Watermark in recognition of their outstanding commitment to supporting public and community engagement.
5 December 2023
Research carried out at the University of Oxford has led to the development of a new blood-based test to identify the pathology that triggers Parkinson’s disease before the main symptoms occur. This could allow clinicians to screen for those individuals at high risk of developing the disease and facilitate the timely introduction of precision therapies that are currently at clinical trial stage.
9 October 2023
A team of researchers from the University of Oxford has shown for the first time that it is possible to track the progression of Parkinson’s Disease accurately using specially trained machine learning algorithms to analyse data derived from sensor devices worn by patients.
5 October 2023
Our researchers have shown the potential of a new gene therapy approach to silence human sensory neurons as a means of treating persistent pain. Many current drugs for chronic pain are highly addictive, which makes it important to discover new alternatives.
7 September 2023
PAINCAST: Neuropathic Pain Unravelled, a creative podcast about living with long-term pain, is part of a ground-breaking four-year collaborative research project into neuropathic pain.
5 September 2023
Muscular Dystrophy UK has announced that it is investing £1.3 million into 11 new research projects including one at the University of Oxford.
11 August 2023
Researchers from the University of Oxford have found that a brief form of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for insomnia, delivered by nurses in GP surgeries, significantly improves sleep and quality of life compared to sleep hygiene alone.
14 July 2023
Several of our research groups have been accredited by the Laboratory Efficiency Assessment Framework (LEAF).
28 June 2023
Clinical scientists in Oxford have presented a new method of imaging of the retina that overcomes many of the drawbacks of the current standard way of diagnosing and monitoring retinal diseases like age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
28 June 2023
In the midst of a global opioid epidemic, a team of scientists is exploring natural killer (NK) cells as an alternative treatment for neuropathic pain.
26 June 2023
Oxford University has announced the winners of Beyond Boundaries, its science-inspired schools’ art competition. Their work will be going on public display at Oxford University Museum of Natural History for all to see, from Friday 30 June – Monday 3 July 2023.