Experimental Medicine

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Experimental Medicine is part of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford. Staff are based at the John Radcliffe Hospital, the Churchill Hospital, the Peter Medawar Building for Pathogen Research and the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine.

Administration support for Experimental Medicine is based on Level 5 of the John Radcliffe Hospital in Headington with research units having their own admin support attached to where they are based.



Fake news: PR’s role in a post-truth age

We will be looking at this growing phenomenon of  of fake news, what we can do to react and how we can protect our organisations from falling victim to it. Wed 8th March, 6pm at Jericho Tavern.

European researchers' night

Posted 11/11/2016

The University of Oxford will be running its first ever European Researchers’ Night on 29 September 2017.

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The Nuffield Department of Medicine operates unit-based formal mentoring schemes for all externally funded research fellows.

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Graduate Study Prize Winners 2016

Graduate Study Prize Winners 2016

Posted 04/11/2016

The NDM Graduate Prize winners for 2016 are Emma Davenport, Symon Kariuki, Sarah McCuaig, Manuel Rivas and Joshua Tan. The winners were awarded a £500 prize. This year’s winners have worked across many research areas including malaria vaccine work, behavioural studies and software development.

Ada Lovelace Day 2016

Ada Lovelace Day 2016

Posted 06/10/2016

Ada Lovelace Day is an annual international event to celebrate the achievements of women in Science, Engineering, Technology and Maths.

NDM is proud to have many successful female scientists in a variety of roles across the Department. To mark this occasion NDM spoke to some of our successful female scientists about their careers and inspiration to become a scientist.

Medicine at Oxford named world's best for sixth year running

Medicine at Oxford named world's best for sixth year running

Posted 29/09/2016
Medical and health teaching and research at Oxford University has been ranked as the world's best for the sixth year running in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The discipline-specific tables, released today, follow on from last week's announcement that Oxford has been ranked the top university in the world by the same publication – the first time a UK institution has been awarded the accolade.

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Graduate Studies

We currently have a large number of postgraduate students studying within Experimental Medicine.

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Podcast: Meet our Researchers



Understanding how an infection spreads is vitally important for prevention. Whole genome sequencing of microorganisms allows us to construct family trees of infections, from donnor to recipients, and understand how microbes behave in general. Through its genetic code, we can also predict whether a germ is susceptible or resistant to a specific antibiotic, and give patients a more stratified and personalised treatment, as explained by Professor Derrick Crook.

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Medical-Surgical Grand Round


Thu 23 Feb 2017, 1-2pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Centre, JR Hospital

GU Medicine, "Keeping a positive outlook" by Dr Bret Palmer and Prof Lucy Dorrell

Gastroenterology, “When IBD isn't” by Dr Simon Travis and Dr Holm Uhlig

Chair: Professor Chris Conlon

Upcoming Grand Rounds

Jobs and Vacancies

There is a wide range of opportunities in the Experimental Medicine Division.

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