About the TGU

The TGU main laboratory is situated in the John Radcliffe hospital. The Unit builds on excellent clinical programmes in inflammatory bowel disease and hepatology as well as cutting edge fundamental science programmes in mucosal immunology.

The Oxford Gastroenterology Unit is acknowledged as one of the premier units for clinical care and research in Europe and has attracted clinical and research fellows from all over the world.

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Latest Publications

A biallelic mutation in IL6ST encoding the GP130 co-receptor causes immunodeficiency and craniosynostosis. J Exp Med. Article

Clinical Genomics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Trends Genet. Article

Immunology taught by rats. Science, 357 (6347), pp. 129-130. Article

News and Events

BRC3 Gastro RMF Application form

Posted 09/06/2017

Download the application form here   The deadline  to apply for the First Call is June 20th and for the Second Call September 25th.

International Clinical Trials Day, May 20th 2017

International Clinical Trials Day, May 20th 2017

Posted 16/05/2017

To raise public awareness of research for International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD), Oxford University Hospitals (OUH), Oxford Health ...

The TGU welcomes STEM Apprentice Placements this summer!

The TGU welcomes STEM Apprentice Placements this summer!

Posted 27/04/2017

  This July we are hosting two STEM Apprentice Placements, funded by OxLEP and Oxfordshire Apprenticeships. They are organised by ...

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Oxtalks Feed

Sandrine Claus: Metabolic profiling of IBD to improve diagnosis and treatment, 07/Sep/2017 16:30

Prof Ellie Barnes: Vaccination for viral hepatitis - hope or hype?, 05/Oct/2017 16:30

Featured TGU Researcher

Featured Researcher

Featured Researcher

Posted 08/05/2017

   1.     How did you become interested in translational gastroenterology?  I received my master's degree in computer science in ...

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Podcasts- meet our researchers!

Gut Reactions

Gut Reactions

Posted 06/05/2016

Professor Fiona Powrie talks about the importance of our guts, and her research in gastroenterology.

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