16 February 2017
Stroke remains the biggest cause of disability in the UK, and completely changed the life of celebrated broadcaster and political journalist Andrew Marr in 2013. The life-threatening stroke resulted in his family being told twice that he was unlikely to survive, and if he did, that he may never regain normal speech, cognitive function or movement.
7 December 2016
The Wellcome Trust has today announced five-year funding for 14 major research centres, including a centre for neuroimaging in Oxford
20 September 2016
Data from the first 5,000 UK Biobank participants taking part in the world’s largest health imaging study has been released for health researchers worldwide to use in their own research.
31 August 2016
Our brains have a detailed picture of our hands and fingers, and that persists even decades after an amputation, our researchers have found. The finding could have implications for the control of next generation prosthetics.
18 May 2016
Researchers at Oxford University are playing a key role in expanding the UK's network of ultra-powerful MRI machines. Oxford and Nottingham Universities have been pioneering research using so-called 'Ultra-high field' (UHF) MRI scanners, which are at the cutting edge of biomedical imaging. They are now joined by new systems in Cardiff, Cambridge and Glasgow.
14 April 2016
The world’s largest health imaging study, funded by the Medical Research Council, Wellcome Trust, and the British Heart Foundation is launched today. It will create the biggest collection of scans of internal organs, and transform the way scientists study a wide range of diseases.
17 March 2016
Applying an electric current to the brain can help recovery from stroke, Oxford University researchers have found.
1 March 2016
Researchers find that components of a small group of brain cells in the brainstem are important in how people perceive the threat of breathlessness.
13 November 2015
On Friday 23 October, patients, carers, researchers and healthcare professionals gathered together at the Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel for the first ever UK day dedicated to primary lateral sclerosis.
28 September 2015
There is a strong correspondence between a particular set of connections in the brain and positive lifestyle and behaviour traits, according to a new study by Oxford University researchers.
23 September 2015
We are pleased to announce that the FMRIB Graduate Programme for the 2015/2016 academic year is now open for registration.