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$2m fund awarded for Oxford’s single-cell ancestry vaccine research

The University of Oxford is to benefit from $2 million (£1.49 million) in funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) to investigate how our ancestry and diversity influence the way that vaccines work in our cells.

Researchers identify genetic cause of endometriosis and potential drug target

Publication Research

Endometriosis is a painful, chronic condition in which tissue from the uterus inappropriately grows outside the uterus.

Eoghan Mulholland receives prestigious Lee Placito Research Fellowship


Dr Eoghan Mulholland has received the prestigious Lee Placito Research Fellowship in Gastrointestinal Cancer. Eoghan will use this 3-year position to research cell interactions in colorectal cancers.

New Endometriosis Podcast

Listen now to the 1st episode of "Unheard of - The hidden voices of endometriosis". Co-hosted by WHG DPhil Magda Mareckova and Department for Women's and Reproductive Health DPhil Danielle Perro, they seek answers to the biggest questions posed by the endometriosis community

Oxford collaborates with Janssen to map the cellular landscape of immune mediated disorders

The University of Oxford has entered into a strategic collaboration with Janssen Biotech, Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.

Launch of WHG/BSA Future Forum report

The report involved a survey of 1,000 14-to-18-year-olds on a range of issues including genetics research, medical data usage and COVID-19, gathering their perspectives on the impact such work has – and will have – on their lives

Ancient gene mutation found to cause rare hereditary condition


UK scientists have found that a 7,000-year-old genetic mutation is responsible for a rare form of hereditary motor neuropathy (HMN).

Professor Sir Dave Stuart, FRS FMedSci knighted in New Year's Honours


Congratulations to Sir Dave Stuart, FRS FMedSci, NDM’s Professor of Structural Biology, knighted for services to medical research and the scientific community.

Winners of 2020 WHG Public Engagement Awards announced

The winners of the second annual WHG PE Awards were announced at the centre ‘Digital Together Day’ on the 16th of November.

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