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Ventilator project - OxVent - gets green light by UK government to proceed to next stage of testing

OxVent is a multidisciplinary team of engineers and medics at the University of Oxford and King’s College London. The team has been shortlisted by the UK government to go to the next stage of testing for safety and usability for their ventilator prototype.

First patients enrolled in new clinical trial of possible COVID-19 treatments

Researchers from the University of Oxford have launched a new clinical trial to test the effects of potential drug treatments for patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19. The first patients have now been recruited.

COVID-19's impact on youth mental health the focus of new research

COVID-19 has led to an elevated awareness of threat in the environment and has caused major disruptions to families’ lives, through social distancing, school closures, and now effective lock-down. A new research survey, launched today from experts at the University of Oxford, will track children and young people’s mental health throughout the COVID-19 crisis to identify what advice, support and help can actually protect their mental health.

GP practices urged to join COVID-19 research

The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) have joined forces with clinical system supplier EMIS Health to urgently recruit as many GP practices as possible for COVID-19 research.

New research stresses the urgent need for serologic testing to help tackle the COVID-19 outbreak

Serologic tests are blood tests that look for antibodies in your blood, and would allow scientists to decipher what fraction of the British public have already had COVID-19 and recovered, and provide an improved estimate of the number remaining at risk of serious illness.

Oxford's COVID-19 research receives government funding

Three Oxford-based COVID-19 projects are among the first to benefit from a share of £20 million in government investment.

Infectious disease experts provide evidence for a coronavirus mobile app for instant contact tracing

A team of medical research and bioethics experts at Oxford University are supporting several European governments to explore the feasibility of a coronavirus mobile app for instant contact tracing. If rapidly and widely deployed, the infectious disease experts believe such an app could significantly help to contain the spread of coronavirus.

New stroke research centre opens in Oxford

Research into strokes and vascular dementia has taken a major step forward with the official opening of the Wolfson Centre for the Prevention of Stroke and Dementia (CPSD) in Oxford, based at the new Wolfson Building at the John Radcliffe Hospital.

Oxford scientists in ground-breaking cancer and MND discovery

9 Mar 2020 Oxford scientists have discovered a key underlying cause of a range of serious conditions including cancers and Motor Neurone Disease (MND). It's important because if you know why something happens, you can try to do something about it and you are a lot closer to fixing it. So it was overwhelming when Professor Kristijan Ramadan and his team at Oxford's Department of Oncology discovered that a naturally-occurring, but faulty, ‘protein plough’ is linked to a range of very serious conditions.

Scientists closer to finding the cell of origin for ovarian cancer

Researchers have used a new technique to identify six previously unknown cell types in human Fallopian tubes, paving the way for faster identification and treatment of ovarian cancer.

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