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Blood lipoprotein levels linked to future risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Clinical Neurology Research

Greater understanding of the role of lipoproteins could support screening and efforts to develop treatments.

International study finds insomnia, anxiety and depression very prevalent during first phase of COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus Ophthalmology Research SCNi

Researchers are recommending public health interventions to reduce the long-term adverse outcomes associated with chronic insomnia and mental health problems.

Alexander Davies wins top UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship

Award Clinical Neurology Research

Alex is one of eight Oxford University academics who have been awarded significant financial funding from the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships Scheme

New study on link between autoimmunity and pain

Clinical Neurology Research

Patients with autoantibodies which target neuronal proteins can have pain as an under-recognised clinical manifestation.

John Jacob wins clinical academic research partnership for brain cancer project

Clinical Neurology Research

The Medical Research Council awarded Dr John Jacob upwards of £200,000 to fund a project on brain cancer modelling.

Newborn brain scans clarify how some diseases develop

Integrative Neuroimaging Research

Newborn brain scans from the Developing Human Connectome Project are now available online in large-scale open-source project, clarifying how some diseases develop.

New consortium to uncover mechanisms of neuropathic pain

Clinical Neurology Integrative Neuroimaging Research

Professor David Bennett is leading a new national research consortium to investigate neuropathic pain.

NDCN Thomas Willis Day Prize Winners

Award Public engagement Research Teaching

Our annual Thomas Willis Day celebrates the work of our Department over the previous year.

Heidi Johansen-Berg elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Integrative Neuroimaging Research

Congratulations to Heidi Johansen-Berg, one of 11 University of Oxford biomedical and health scientists that the Academy of Medical Sciences has elected to its fellowship.

Celebrating International Women's Day

Event

100 years since women were admitted as full members of the University of Oxford, women now hold vital posts at all levels of this institution.

Researcher publishes children's book of the brain

Integrative Neuroimaging

Betina Ip, a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow, has written a book for children: The Usborne Book of the Brain

Research shows how the brain reorganises old memories when new ones are made

MRC BNDU Research

Researchers have discovered that the arrangement of existing memories in the brain is altered when we embed new memories

Capturing immune cells that colonise the brain to prevent disease progression in multiple sclerosis

Clinical Neurology Research

Researchers have revealed a disease-causing population of immune cells, which travel to the brain in patients with multiple sclerosis. They demonstrate how to trap these cells in the blood, which means they can be targeted to prevent disease progression.

New machine learning system developed to identify deteriorating patients in hospital

Anaesthetics Research

Researchers have developed a machine learning algorithm that could improve clinicians’ ability to identify hospitalised patients who need intensive care.

Retirement of Professor Peter Brown

MRC BNDU

This month sees the retirement of Professor Peter Brown as Director of the Medical Research Council Brain Network Dynamics Unit at the University of Oxford.

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