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MitOX 2017 - 1st December

MitOX 2017 - 1st December

Research Cancer Reproductive Medicine & Genetics

The Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology invites you to MitOX 2017 - an annual meeting with talks on mitochondrial genetics, physiology, neurosciences and cancer.

Cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive

Cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive

Cancer

Cancer tumours manipulate a natural cell process to promote their survival suggesting that controlling this mechanism could stop progress of the disease, according to new research led by Professor Ahmed Ahmed at the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. This discovery could help clinicians identify and inhibit the process, giving them much better control of a person's cancer.

Cannabinoid biomedicine research programme launched

Cannabinoid biomedicine research programme launched

Cancer Research

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

Professor receives award for his work on ovarian cancer

Professor receives award for his work on ovarian cancer

Research Cancer

Professor Ahmed is seen here receiving an award for `International Scientist of the Year' from the United Arab Emirates Genetics Diseases Association (UAEGDA). The award was presented by His Royal Highness Sheikh Nahyan Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Youth and Culture.

New research routes for scientists trying to detect ovarian cancer

New research routes for scientists trying to detect ovarian cancer

Department Publication Cancer

Oxford University researchers have found a way to detect ovarian cancer early and identified an enzyme that is key in making ovarian cancer more deadly. Their results, published in two journals, provide new research routes for scientists trying to detect and beat the disease.

Prize for best poster presentation

Prize for best poster presentation

Research Cancer

Postdoctoral Research Assistant Yiyan Zheng has won one of three prizes for best poster presentations.

Future Fertility Trust charity launched

Future Fertility Trust charity launched

Cancer Reproductive Medicine & Genetics

A pioneering new charity dedicated to helping young people at risk of infertility has been set up by specialists from the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, the Institute of Research Studies at the University of Oxford, and the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Children with cancer given hope of having a family in the future

Children with cancer given hope of having a family in the future

Reproductive Medicine & Genetics Cancer

More children in England and Wales, who are at high risk of being infertile after cancer treatment, will be given the chance of a family later in life thanks to a major donation to Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

'Starvation gene' could make resistance futile for ovarian cancer cells

'Starvation gene' could make resistance futile for ovarian cancer cells

Cancer

Dr Ahmed talks about the research in the Ovarian Cancer Research Laboratory