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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

Colonic epithelial cell diversity in health and inflammatory bowel disease. Nature, 567 (7746), pp. 49-55. Article

Antibody opsonization enhances MAIT cell responsiveness to bacteria via a TNF-dependent mechanism. Immunol Cell Biol. Article

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

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Professor Satish Keshav Memorial Fund

Professor Satish Keshav Memorial Fund

Posted 19/03/2019

  A fund has been established through the University to remember Satish, to support a scholarship in clinical science for a young ...

Professor Satish Keshav

Professor Satish Keshav

Posted 30/01/2019

Satish Keshav, a lynchpin of the TGU and a fine colleague and mentor to many in the Unit died unexpectedly on Wednesday 23rd January. ...

Dietary fibre metabolite helps immune system fight invasive bacteria

Dietary fibre metabolite helps immune system fight invasive bacteria

Posted 29/01/2019

Macrophages treated with the short-chain fatty acid butyrate – a by-product of dietary fibre breakdown - are better equipped to fight ...

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Yi-Ling Chen (Graham Ogg group): Re-evaluation of human skin dendritic cells using single cell RNAseq; a masquerade ball , 21/Mar/2019 14:00

Dr Joel Smith: Illusive benefits and treatment effect heterogeneity in cost-effectiveness analyses, 21/Mar/2019 15:00

Featured TGU Researcher

Roxanne Williams

Roxanne Williams

Posted 04/02/2019

1.      How did you become interested in translational gastroenterology?  In all honesty, I had not considered translational ...

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