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Toremifene interacts with Ebola virus

Toremifene interacts with Ebola virus

Updated 30/06/2016
Professor Dave Stuart's group have studied the structure of the Ebola virus and the effect of two drugs, toremifene and ibruprofen on the virus. The study was the first to solve the unligated structure of the Ebola virus glycoprotein and the results were published in Nature
Monitoring Malaria Parasite Reveals Evolving Drug Resistance And Infection History

Monitoring Malaria Parasite Reveals Evolving Drug Resistance And Infection History

Updated 27/06/2016

  Scientists have discovered that the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax is evolving rapidly to adapt to conditions in different geographical locations, in particular to defend itself against widely-used antimalarial drugs.The study, published in ...

New BMP regulation paper published in Scientific Reports

New BMP regulation paper published in Scientific Reports

Updated 22/06/2016

A new paper detailing the Bhattacharya group's work on BMP regulation has just been published in Scientific Reports. 

Genes that increase children's risk of blood infection identified

Genes that increase children's risk of blood infection identified

Updated 27/05/2016
A global network of researchers, coordinated from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics in Oxford, therefore carried out a genome-wide association study to identify which genes might be associated with an increased likelihood of developing bacteraemia.
Dr Zam Iqbal in Blueprint magazine

Dr Zam Iqbal in Blueprint magazine

Updated 25/05/2016

Dr Zamin Iqbal tells Tom Calver how his computing background helps him develop tools to track disease strains and determine drug resistance

New website explores women's experiences of science careers

New website explores women's experiences of science careers

Updated 13/05/2016

What is the key to success for women who work in science? A new website delves into the various experiences of successful women scientists at the University of Oxford, including WTCHG group leaders Prof. Anna Gloyn, Prof. Krina Zondervan, and Prof. Barbara Casadei.

Royal Society and Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowships

Royal Society and Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowships

Updated 04/05/2016

Centre group-leader Prof Gil McVean, has been elected as a Fellow to both the Royal Society and the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Leedham to lead Centre for Personalised Medicine

Leedham to lead Centre for Personalised Medicine

Updated 03/05/2016

Associate Professor Simon Leedham has been named as the new Director of the Centre for Personalised Medicine (CPM), joining existing staff Martijn van de Bunt, Catherine Lidbetter and Thea Perry in May 2016. Simon is a Cancer Research UK Clinician ...

Centre/OCDEM researchers visit local primary school

Centre/OCDEM researchers visit local primary school

Updated 14/04/2016

As part of UK Science Week, eleven eager scientists from the Gloyn & McCarthy Groups based at OCDEM & WTCHG descended upon Headington Preparatory School in Oxford for a packed morning of science engagement and fun! Read our report on the visit here.

New Blog Post - World Health Day 2016

New Blog Post - World Health Day 2016

Updated 07/04/2016

The theme for this year’s World Health Day is ‘Beat Diabetes’, so two researchers in the Anna Gloyn group – jointly based at the Wellcome Trust Centre For Human Genetics and the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism – have written about their research into diabetes for the WTCHG blog.