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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

Invasive Salmonella exploits divergent immune evasion strategies in infected and bystander dendritic cell subsets. Nat Commun, 9 (1), pp. 4883. Article

Cannabis, cannabinoids and the endocannabinoid system - is there therapeutic potential for inflammatory bowel disease? J Crohns Colitis. Article

Memory inflation following adenoviral vaccination depends on IL-21. Vaccine, 36 (46), pp. 7011-7016. Article

News and Events

Falk Foundation Symposium – 29-30 Mar 2019

Falk Foundation Symposium – 29-30 Mar 2019

Posted 15/11/2018

      Falk Foundation Symposium – 29-30 Mar 2019 The IBD: From Pathophysiology to Personalized Medicine Symposium will take ...

BRC - How Vital Funding Makes a Difference

BRC - How Vital Funding Makes a Difference

Posted 21/12/2018

The BRC has profiled several young investigators for whom BRC funding has been vital in progressing their careers. Early Career ...

forCrohn's Heroes 2018

forCrohn's Heroes 2018

Posted 19/12/2018

forCrohns is a UK based charity solely dedicated to Crohn's Disease. Their mission is to fund research that helps those with the ...

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Oxtalks Feed

Dr Fay Probert: Metabolomics for IBD - are the answers in the blood?, 07/Feb/2019 16:30

Dr Dominik Aschenbrenner: Microbiota, Intestinal Inflammation and Arthritis - Lessons from a Novel Immunodeficiency., 21/Feb/2019 15:00

Featured TGU Researcher

Melania Capitani

Melania Capitani

Posted 03/12/2018

1.How did you become interested in translational gastroenterology? I come from a molecular biology background and at the beginning ...

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