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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.

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.

Multi-centre collaboration awarded NIH grant funding for endometriosis study

Multi-centre collaboration awarded NIH grant funding for endometriosis study

Reproductive Medicine & Genetics Research General

Funding for a five-year, $3 million multi-centre collaborative study into the causes of endometriosis has been awarded by the US National Institutes of Health to Oxford Professors Krina Zondervan and Christian Becker, Directors of the Oxford Endometriosis CaRe Centre.

Disadvantaged women at greater risk of heart disease than men

Disadvantaged women at greater risk of heart disease than men

Publication Global Health Research

Women from low socioeconomic backgrounds are 25 per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, a major new study has found.

In the Aftermath of the National Children’s Study

In the Aftermath of the National Children’s Study

Global Health Publication Research

Is Large Birth Cohort Data Still a Priority?

INTERGROWTH-21st team receives grant to improve infant health and development

INTERGROWTH-21st team receives grant to improve infant health and development

Maternal & Fetal Health Global Health Research

A global research project that aims to improve the health, nutritional status and development of preterm infants has been awarded a $2.8 million grant from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation (FLRF).

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.

Bending the blood pressure curve down: are we succeeding?

Bending the blood pressure curve down: are we succeeding?

Global Health Research Publication

Until just a few decades ago, raised blood pressure was regarded as a benign and natural process of ageing that did not warrant treatment.

Influenza Vaccination for patients with heart-failure

Influenza Vaccination for patients with heart-failure

Research

Professor Kazem Rahimi, Deputy Director of The George Institute UK discusses a study in the UK regarding the impact of influenza vaccination for patients with heart-failure.

3-Minute Thesis: Embryos and Lasers

3-Minute Thesis: Embryos and Lasers

Reproductive Medicine & Genetics Research

Lien Davidson, a 2nd year DPhil student in the Coward Group, won the Medical Sciences Divisional heat and was then runner up in the University final in a recent 3-minute thesis competition.

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.

High blood pressure could significantly raise the risk of developing vascular dementia

High blood pressure could significantly raise the risk of developing vascular dementia

Publication Global Health Research

In a paper released today in the publication Stroke, Professor Kazem Rahimi of the George Institute for Global Health, Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, describes research findings that show heightened blood pressure increases the risk of developing vascular dementia by 62%.

Oxford Safer Pregnancy Alliance & Gynaecology Research Open Day

Maternal & Fetal Health Research Reproductive Medicine & Genetics

Women and their families are encouraged to come along to a public open day, on Tuesday 24th May, about research into the health of women and babies. During the event you can listen to talks and meet the teams who are involved in gynaecology, pregnancy and reproduction research.