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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

Snapin promotes HIV-1 transmission from dendritic cells by dampening TLR8 signaling. EMBO J, 36 (20), pp. 2998-3011. Article

Shared and Distinct Phenotypes and Functions of Human CD161++ Vα7.2+ T Cell Subsets. Front Immunol, 8 (AUG), pp. 1031. Article

Shared and Distinct Phenotypes and Functions of Human CD161++ V alpha 7.2+T Cell Subsets FRONTIERS IN IMMUNOLOGY, 8. Article

News and Events

Blenheim Fun Run 2017

Blenheim Fun Run 2017

Posted 10/10/2017

Sunday 1st October saw Blenheim Palace host the British Heart Foundation Half Marathon, 10k and Family Fun Run. We had some ...

Curiosity Carnival

Curiosity Carnival

Posted 06/10/2017

The judges awarded Julie Schulthess’s entry first prize as the best representation of a biological process (autophagy) as well as ...

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.

News Archive

Oxtalks Feed

Rimma Goldberg: Optimising regulatory T cell therapy for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, 02/Nov/2017 16:30

Dr Arian Laurence: Bach2 and the superenhancer universe in immune disorders, 11/Jan/2018 16:30

Featured TGU Researcher

Alissa Walsh

Alissa Walsh

Posted 08/05/2017

     1.     How did you become interested in translational gastroenterology? I was fortunate to have completed an IBD fellowship ...

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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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