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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.

Spot the difference

Spot the difference

Clinical Neurology Publication Research

Remember trying to spot the subtle differences between pictures as a child? It kept us quiet for hours! Neuroscientists including Chrystalina Antoniades have been working with staff at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum on some interesting ‘spot the difference’ experiments, to try and find out more about how we perceive things.

Encephalitis Research Engagement Day

Encephalitis Research Engagement Day

Clinical Neurology Public engagement

On 14 November, NDCN's Autoimmune Neurology Group held an event for patients and public, to discuss the research on autoimmune encephalitis at the University of Oxford.

Trench Foot discovery paves way for new treatment

Trench Foot discovery paves way for new treatment

Clinical Neurology Research

A team including Professor David Bennett has uncovered the physical cause of trench foot more than 100 years after the painful and debilitating condition was first identified in the First World War.

Potential new route to treatment for Cerebellar Ataxia?

Potential new route to treatment for Cerebellar Ataxia?

Clinical Neurology Research

Researchers from the teams of Andrea Németh (NDCN) and Esther Becker (DPAG) have published an important paper reporting dominant mutations that cause a new type of cerebellar ataxia, Spinocerebellar Ataxia type 44.

James Parkinson 200th anniversary events

James Parkinson 200th anniversary events

Clinical Neurology Event

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of the first codified description of the condition that we now know as Parkinson's disease.

New consortium to investigate Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

New consortium to investigate Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

Clinical Neurology Research

New research project could enable novel therapeutic approaches in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.

Cannabinoid biomedicine research programme launched

Cannabinoid biomedicine research programme launched

Clinical Neurology Research

Oxford University and Kingsley Capital Partners have launched a new research programme to investigate the role of cannabinoids in biology and medicine.

New Oxford Neurodevelopment Consortium

New Oxford Neurodevelopment Consortium

Clinical Neurology Research

Professor Andrea Németh has successfully applied to the John Fell Fund to establish the Oxford Neurodevelopment Consortium (OxNDC).

New drug trial for Parkinson's

New drug trial for Parkinson's

Clinical Neurology Research

Our researchers have been granted 600K euros from EU’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme to join in a multi-centre initiative studying a new drug for Parkinson's disease

Brain activity predicts the force of your actions

Brain activity predicts the force of your actions

Clinical Neurology Research

A clear link between the activity in nerve clusters in the brain and the amount of force generated in a physical action has been demonstrated by our researchers, opening the way for the development of better devices to assist paralysed patients.

Study paves the way for new autoimmune disease treatments with fewer side effects

Study paves the way for new autoimmune disease treatments with fewer side effects

Clinical Neurology Research

New research from our Department has raised the possibility of minimising the side effects of treatment for patients with autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel disease.

Medical Research Council awards £4.3m to boost UK research base in dementia

Medical Research Council awards £4.3m to boost UK research base in dementia

Award Clinical Neurology

Six universities including Oxford have been awarded a total of £4.3m by the Medical Research Council (MRC) to grow and develop the UK’s research base in dementia science.

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