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 ...
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.
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.
WTCHG group leader Dr Ross Chapman has been interviewed for the Nuffield Depatment of Medicine's 'Meet the researcher' web series. He speaks about his work on DNA damage and cancer, and how a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms can help develop innovative and targeted therapies.
Professor Helen McShane, Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Research Fellow at the Jenner Institute and the interim Deputy Head of the Nuffield Department of Medicine, is interviewed by the Oxford Science Blog to mark International Women's Day.
A new study, published this week in eLife , found that Plasmodium falciparum kelch13 mutations that cause artemisinin resistant malaria in Southeast Asia show markedly different patterns of evolutionary selection in Africa. The efficacy of ...
A paper from Julian Knight’s group and the UK Genomic Advances in Sepsis Investigators uses an integrated functional genomics approach to uncover differences in the host response to pneumonia, identifying opportunities for personalised treatment.
Image is of Galen of Pergamon, who first described the different inflammatory conditions of the body.
A French documentary on Endometriosis, which includes contrubtions by WTCHG researcher Professor Krina Zondervan, is being broadcast on the 8th of March. French speakers with access to "French 5" can see it at 3.10pm. More information, and pictures, can be found on their facebook page.
As part of the University of Oxford's partnership with The Conversation, centre member George Busby has written an article on how we're using genetic information to track the history of human migration.