9 February 2018
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.
1 November 2017
The new centre is a multi-disciplinary neuroimaging research facility which encompasses the Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB), Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity (OHBA, Department of Psychiatry) and imaging facilities within the Department of Experimental Psychology.
10 October 2017
Professor Irene Tracey FMedSci is to be the next Warden of Merton College, Oxford.
3 October 2017
In a laboratory study in Oxford, researchers have shown how it might be possible to reverse blindness using gene therapy to reprogram cells at the back of the eye to become light sensitive.
3 October 2017
Research by Jacinta O’Shea reveals the striking potential of brain stimulation to cause long-lasting improvements in stroke patients’ attention deficits.
20 September 2017
Professor Kyle Pattinson from the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences explains how brain scanning could help doctors to personalise treatment for people with chronic breathing disorders.
18 September 2017
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.
17 July 2017
The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Foundation Year Quality Improvement Symposium is organised by Oxford Simulation, Teaching and Research (OxSTaR), which is based in our Department.
14 June 2017
In people aged 75 or over, long-term daily aspirin use is linked to a higher than expected risk of disabling or fatal bleeding, according to a new study in The Lancet.
24 April 2017
Our Department was well represented at this leading UK neuroscience meeting in April 2017
10 April 2017
New research project could enable novel therapeutic approaches in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
17 March 2017
Oxford University and Kingsley Capital Partners have launched a new research programme to investigate the role of cannabinoids in biology and medicine.
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.