University of Oxford and Selvita collaborate to advance potential therapeutics for Parkinson's Disease
26 May 2023
The University of Oxford and Selvita (WSE: SLV), one of the largest contract research organisations in Europe, are collaborating on drug discovery in the area of Parkinson's disease
Colin Espie becomes a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
18 May 2023
Professor Espie is one of eight Oxford researchers to become Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Professor Irene Tracey elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society
10 May 2023
Award Integrative Neuroimaging
Professor Irene Tracey, Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford and Professor of Anaesthetic Neuroscience, was selected for her substantial contributions to the advancement of science.
Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging (WIN) receives Silver Engage Watermark Award
9 May 2023
Integrative Neuroimaging Public engagement
This award from the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement is a significant landmark, indicating WIN's commitment to embedding support for public engagement.
Oxford Epilepsy Research Group Papers Highlighted
2 May 2023
Clinical Neurology Publication Research
Two papers by early career researchers in our Oxford Epilepsy Research Group have been highlighted recently.
Study shows need for greater screening for frailty in emergency hospital admissions
26 April 2023
A new study has shown the need for more widespread screening for frailty in unplanned admissions to hospitals to better inform the care received by patients.
Twenty-five years of functional MRI of the brain at Oxford
21 April 2023
If you think back to 1998, you might remember it as the year that Google came into existence, or the year that construction began on the International Space Station, or perhaps even the year that the UK won the Eurovision Song Contest. But it was also a very significant year for medical sciences: the year that the Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB) officially opened.
Surgery for sciatica reduces leg pain and disability, but benefits are short-lived
20 April 2023
And the certainty of evidence supporting its use is low, say researchers
Jaideep Pandit appointed Editor-in-Chief for world's leading anaesthesia journal
4 April 2023
Congratulations are in order for Professor Jaideep Pandit, Professor of Anaesthesia, on his appointment as the next Editor-in-Chief of Anesthesia & Analgesia (A&A) and its companion journal, A&A Practice. Professor Pandit is the first A&A Editor-in-Chief based outside the United States to lead this prestigious journal.
European Platform for Neurodegenerative Diseases launches repository of cohorts for researchers
14 March 2023
The new Cohort Catalogue will facilitate discovery of over 60 neurodegeneration research cohorts from 17 countries across Europe
Two NDCN students join BNA Scholars Programme
9 March 2023
The British Neuroscience Association Scholars Programme was launched in 2021 with a view to improving equality, diversity and inclusion in neuroscience.
Researchers win UK Dementia Research Institute Grand Challenge Award to identify early signs of Alzheimer's
7 March 2023
The MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit has received funding for a multi-year research partnership designed to advance the understanding of early changes to the operations of brain circuits in Alzheimer's disease.
Ophthalmology Conference in Kyiv
6 March 2023
On 21 February, Robert MacLaren organised a one-day ophthalmology conference in Kyiv together with Dr Andrii Ruban, President of the Ukrainian Vitreoretinal Society.
Ashmolean turns red for World Encephalitis Day
23 February 2023
Our researchers are tackling the devastating brain condition encephalitis.
Bioelectronic implant offers an intelligent therapy to treat incontinence
31 January 2023
Clinical Neurology MRC BNDU Research
The first participants in a clinical trial of a bioelectrical therapy to treat incontinence have received their 'smart' bioelectronic implants.
New Public Engagement Ambassadors 2023
9 January 2023
We're delighted to introduce our new cohort of public engagement ambassadors for 2023.
Direct evidence of reduced NMDA receptors in people with form of encephalitis
3 January 2023
NMDAR-antibody encephalitis is an autoimmune brain condition caused by patient’s own antibodies that bind to NMDA (N-Methyl-D-Aspartate) receptors in the synapses between nerve cells.
Director of MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit appointed
15 December 2022
From 2 January 2023, Professor Peter Magill will lead the Medical Research Council Brain Network Dynamics Unit (MRC BNDU) at the University of Oxford.
The Symphony of the Brain - new video about brain waves
14 December 2022
Scientists in our Medical Research Council Brain Network Dynamics Unit have been working with Oxford Sparks to produce this engaging video about their research.