Professor Andrew King delivers talk on the effects of auditory experience on the brain at Oxford May Music Festival
17 May 2019
The annual Oxford May Music Festival combines the very cutting edge of science alongside world class concerts and took place from May 2 - 6 2019.
Cortex Club celebrates 10 years of student-run talks and discussions for Oxford's neuroscience community
9 May 2019
On Tuesday 7 May 2019, the Oxford University Cortex Club celebrated its 10th birthday with its founders, past and current members here at DPAG. The event marked a decade of successful student-run neuroscience events ranging from intense Q&A sessions to talks from world-leading scientists.
New guidelines available for controlling pH in cell culture systems could improve reproducibility in numerous experiments
9 May 2019
Preparing media for tissue culture, but not sure how to get it to the right pH? Worried about pH changes during your incubations? DPAG Group publishes recommendations for best practice in controlling and managing pH under culture conditions.
9 May 2019
The revised and updated "Human Metabolism: A Regulatory Perspective" offers a new and integrated review of metabolism and metabolic regulation, where difficult concepts are explained in clear and concise terms to provide an accessible and essential guide to the topic.
BHF Intermediate Basic Science Research Fellowship awarded to Joaquim Miguel Vieira to promote the investigation of non-coding transcripts in heart development and disease
8 May 2019
Congratulations are in order for Senior Postdoctoral Research Scientist Dr Joaquim Miguel Vieira, who was been awarded an Intermediate Fellowship from the British Heart Foundation. This award will fund research designed to better understand the basic mechanisms behind cardiovascular development and could pave the way for innovative treatments of heart disease.
Wade-Martins study uncovers a new way to target and treat the leading genetic contributor to Parkinson's
2 May 2019
The Wade-Martins Group has identified how the dysfunction of a key protein, LRRK2, causes the neurons affected in Parkinson's to lose their ability to effectively clear out cell components that have been damaged. This discovery has enabled the team to find a new way to target and correct this issue, paving the way for a potential new clinical treatment.
Adam Packer discusses how sculpted light in the brain helps us to better understand brain function ahead of innovative annual conference
1 May 2019
In a new interview with Scientifica, Dr Adam Packer reveals plans for the 2019 Sculpted Light in the Brain conference, to be held at the Royal Society in June.
26 April 2019
The annual lecture is held in honour of Sir Charles Sherrington, former Waynflete Professor of Physiology and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Laureate, who coined the word "synapse."
25 April 2019
Congratulations are in order for DPhil student Matthew Kerr, who has been awarded the William C Stanley Early Investigator Award. The award highlights the scientific accomplishments of promising young researchers and is a major focus of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Heart and Vascular Metabolism.
Watch Kay Davies explore the latest promising genetic approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
15 April 2019
Event video for the Croonian Lecture 2019, delivered by Professor Dame Kay Davies on Wednesday 10 April 2019 at The Royal Society.
12 April 2019
Congratulations are in order for Elizabeth Haythorne, the winner of Poster Awards from Diabetes UK and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes
11 April 2019
A new study from OPDC Career Development Fellow Natalie Connor-Robson investigates how mutations in the gene LRRK2, which are known to cause Parkinson’s, affect normal cell function.
11 April 2019
An Oxford University medical student who stepped in to help a stranger off a train has been identified following a viral appeal to find and thank her. Rebecca te Water Naude was once a member of Stephanie Cragg's Group here in DPAG.
8 April 2019
This week we raise awareness of Parkinson's Disease and related disorders with a unique video insight into the work of the Wade-Martins Group.
4 April 2019
Dr Kerry Walker and her team help us to better understand how we perceive pitch, a feature of hearing critical to recognising communication through sound, such as speech and music.
Srinivas Group members enhance public understanding of embryo development with virtual reality at local school festival
2 April 2019
Three members of the Srinivas Group attended Cheney School's Iris Festival of Natural History, Classics, Art and More, bringing a stall of virtual reality and 3D printed models of embryos to engage students and the general public with how they study embryogenesis and heart development.