About 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.

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Latest Publications

Multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging for the assessment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease severity. Liver Int. Article

Characterization of the Specificity, Functionality, and Durability of Host T-Cell Responses Against the Full-Length Hepatitis E Virus. Hepatology, 64 (6), pp. 1934-1950. Article

Wnt disruption in colorectal polyps - the traditional serrated adenoma enters the fray. J Pathol, 239 (4), pp. 387-390. Article

News and Events

TGU Awards, Grants and Prizes Sep-Oct 2016

TGU Awards, Grants and Prizes Sep-Oct 2016

Posted 22/09/2016

Tom Chapman, Tobias Schwerd and Athena Cavounidis on their achievements this month!     Tom, a Gastroenterology Clinical ...

Oxford IBD Masterclass 2016

Oxford IBD Masterclass 2016

Posted 04/05/2016

Oxford IBD Masterclass 2016          17-21 September 2016 

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Podcasts- meet our researchers!

Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease

Posted 06/05/2016

Innate immune system Professor Alison Simmons is interested in the molecular aspects of innate immune recognition, the primitive ...

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Dr Alissa Walsh, Dr James Kinchen: TrueColours UC – the expected and unexpected! and Molecular redefinition of human intestinal stromal cells using single cell RNAseq, 08/Dec/2016 16:30

Human Focus Group: Simmons Group, 21/Dec/2016 12:00

Human Focus Group: Powrie Group, 18/Jan/2017 12:00

Researcher of the Month

Researcher of the Month Nov 2016: Dr Tamsin Cargill

Researcher of the Month Nov 2016: Dr Tamsin Cargill

Posted 13/09/2016

How did you become interested in translational gastroenterology? My first job as a newly qualified Doctor was on a gastroenterology ...

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