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Eight Oxford scientists are amongst 50 of the Uk's world-leading researchers elected to join the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences this year including from NDM: Professors Philip Bejon, Helen McShane, Richard Price, Alison Simmons and Sarah Walker. Many congratulations to you all!

Detailed map of colon cells in health and disease

Publication

Help is on its ways for patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

New grant to study the role of immune cells in lung regeneration

Research

£872K awarded to study an exciting new research avenue in lung fibrosis.

NDM's Translational Gastroenterology Unit awarded a CRUK Primer grant of £100,000

Research

A new Cancer Research grant will help them develop early detection methods for one of the leading causes of cancer death in the UK.

NDM Researchers elected Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences

General

Eight Oxford scientists are amongst 50 of the UK's world-leading researchers

Oxford IBD Masterclass 2020

Immunology and Immuno-Modulatory Therapy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Bench to Bedside

TGU, University of Oxford Awarded the IBD Stress Test QuickFire Challenge

Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS announced on 11th July that the Translational Gastroenterology Unit, University of Oxford, has been selected as the awardee in the IBD Stress Test QuickFire Challenge.

TGU@10 - 10 Years Celebration Event!

The Translational Gastroenterology Unit is celebrating its 10th year in existence in 2019. We thought this was a great opportunity to look at what shape the TGU has taken over that time, and where we would like to be heading in the future.

OUH Quality Improvement Symposium (QIP)

Oxford Simulation, Teaching and Research (OxSTaR) and the Medical Directors Office held the yearly QIP Symposium on Friday 5th July 2019 at Tingewick Hall, John Radcliffe Hospital.

FALK Symposium Poster First Prize Winner!

IBD:Inflammatory Bowel Disease: From Pathophysiology to Personalized Medicine - FALK Foundation Symposium

High Sheriff Award

Congratulations and a huge well done to Denise O’Donnell, Lead Research Nurse for the Gastro and Hepatology Clinical Trials Facility, Transalational Gastroenterology Unit, for receiving a High Sheriff Award!

Professor Satish Keshav

Satish Keshav, a lynchpin of the TGU and a fine colleague and mentor to many in the Unit died unexpectedly on Wednesday 23rd January. The sudden loss of Satish is tragic for his family and for all of us who were lucky enough to be his friends. In due course we will post an obituary and some memories of his work.

Dietary Fibre Metabolite Helps Immune System Fight Invasive Bacteria

Macrophages treated with the short-chain fatty acid butyrate – a by-product of dietary fibre breakdown - are better equipped to fight bacteria in the gut, report researchers from the Kennedy Institute and the Translational Gastroenterology Unit. These findings could lead to new strategies to restore gut health in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Open Evening Crohn's and Colitis

Thursday 7th Feb

Crohn's and Colitis Open Evening on Tuesday 4th February at 17.30-19.30

Charities Crohn's and Colitis UK (CCUK) and Crohn's in Childhood Research Association (CICRA) will speak about the support they offer.

forCrohn's Heroes 2018

forCrohns is a UK based charity solely dedicated to Crohn's Disease. Their mission is to fund research that helps those with the condition today and contributes to finding a cure for Crohn’s disease in the future whilst making more people in the UK aware of the disease and its symptoms.

The Good Doctors Guide: Meet the best doctors for gall bladder and learn the cutting-edge treatments for inflammatory bowel disease

In case you missed it when first released in the Mail online in June 2018, 'The good Doctors Guide' for Gall Bladder Surgery and treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases as compiled by the Mail, based on peer reviews, includes the following:

Falk Foundation Symposium - 29-30 Mar 2019

The IBD: From Pathophysiology to Personalized Medicine Symposium will take place on March 29–30, 2019 at the Examination Schools, Oxford.

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