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Nobel prize for medicine awarded to ndm professor sir peter ratcliffe

Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to NDM Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe

Peter Ratcliffe, William Kaelin and Gregg Semenza share the 2019 Nobel Prize for or Physiology and Medicine. They discovered how cells sense and adapt to oxygen levels, findings that affect our day-to-day life from exercise, to being at high altitudes to our early development in the womb. Their work is leading to new treatments for anaemia and even cancer

Oxford tropical medicine awarded two rstmh medals

Oxford Tropical Medicine awarded two RSTMH medals

Two researchers from the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health were awarded medals by the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at the 2019 European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health. Professor David Warrell was awarded the Sir Patrick Manson Medal, and Dr Samson Kinyanjui the Chalmers Medal.

Oxford ranked world2019s best university for fourth year running

Oxford ranked world’s best university for fourth year running

The new league table for 2020 was unveiled at the Times Higher Education World Academic Summit in Switzerland on 11 September 2019. Oxford remains the only UK university to top the international rankings, which assess the quality of research, teaching and innovation at more than 1,200 institutions worldwide.

New ndm professors 2

New NDM Professors

The Medical Sciences Divisional Panel has conferred the title of Professor on six members of NDM's academic staff.

Rapidly spreading multidrug resistant parasites render frontline malaria drug ineffective in southeast asia

Rapidly spreading multidrug-resistant parasites render frontline malaria drug ineffective in southeast Asia

The findings of two studies, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal, reveal that by 2016–2018 malaria parasites resistant to both artemisinin and its widely used partner drug piperaquine represented more than 80% of the parasites circulating in northeast Thailand and Vietnam, despite having only emerged in western Cambodia in 2008.

Vice chancellor2019s choice award for public engagement with research

Vice-Chancellor’s Choice Award for Public Engagement with Research

The Vice-Chancellor’s Choice Award for Public Engagement with Research, which receives a prize of £1,500, has been won by Professor Phaik Yeong Cheah, from the Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit for her work on engaging rural communities in Cambodia with malaria research, reaching 45 villages and over 30,000 adults and young people.

New maps could show how to beat malaria

New maps could show how to beat malaria

New research published in The Lancet shows where the fight to defeat malaria is succeeding and where it has stalled. Two studies present the most comprehensive picture to date of the Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum parasites, which cause the majority of the world’s malaria burden.

Ross chapman awarded 2019 lister prize

Ross Chapman awarded 2019 Lister Prize

The Lister Prizes are highly competitive prizes help support future leader in biomedicine and are awarded as a lump sum of £250,000 over five years, to fund developing a research programme which will aim to further our understanding of the fundamental DNA repair mechanism which allows for genome diversification in the immune system and cancer.

Oxford academics recognised in 2019 queen2019s birthday honours

Oxford academics recognised in 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours

The pioneering work of members of the University has been recognised in The Queen's Birthday Honours List.

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