17 September 2021
Greater understanding of the role of lipoproteins could support screening and efforts to develop treatments.
8 September 2021
Alex is one of eight Oxford University academics who have been awarded significant financial funding from the UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships Scheme
22 June 2021
The Medical Research Council awarded Dr John Jacob upwards of £200,000 to fund a project on brain cancer modelling.
28 May 2021
Professor David Bennett is leading a new national research consortium to investigate neuropathic pain.
16 February 2021
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.
26 November 2020
Two of our Associate Professors, Sarosh Irani and George Tofaris, have been awarded MRC Senior Clinical Fellowships.
23 November 2020
Multiple recent case reports have suggested a link between COVID-19 and Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), an acute, disabling, immune-mediated disorder of the peripheral nervous system. It is currently unclear whether this simply represents a chance association.
20 November 2020
New research into the HIV-1 virus has shed light on an important factor in the evolution of viruses, which is likely also to affect SARS-CoV-2 (the virus which causes COVID-19). This new insight could have important implications for vaccine development.
5 November 2020
2020’s Emerging Leaders Prize awards £200,000 to outstanding scientists from the University of Oxford, University College London and King’s College London, who are all working in the field of pain research.
27 September 2020
The largest research grant ever given for neurodevelopmental conditions has been awarded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative to an international consortium academically led by the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London.
22 September 2020
Congratulations to our MSc in Clinical and Therapeutic Neuroscience, Class of 2019/20 for successfully completing the course.
7 September 2020
In a new study, neuroscientists have found that raised blood pressure and diabetes in mid-life alter brain structure to slow thinking speed and memory.