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Dpag academics deliver uniq summer school in medicine classes

DPAG Academics deliver UNIQ Summer School in Medicine classes

Athena SWAN Goberdhan Group News Outreach

UNIQ is open to students studying in their first year of further education, who are based at UK state schools or colleges. The Summer School provides an opportunity for students to receive first-hand experience of life at university, meet like-minded people and gain a deeper understanding of a subject that interests them.

Emma bardsley and david paterson awarded hypertensions top paper for 2018

Emma Bardsley and David Paterson awarded Hypertension's top paper for 2018

Athena SWAN Head of Department's News Publication

Congratulations are in order for Dr Emma Bardsley and Professor David Paterson, who have been awarded top paper for 2018 by the journal Hypertension.

New study discovers the impact of environment on sleep patterns in wild primates

New study discovers the impact of environment on sleep patterns in wild primates

Publication Research Vyazovskiy Group News

Associate Professor Vladyslav Vyazovskiy has co-authored a paper based on a pioneering sleep study led by Oxford Brookes researchers. Their research into a nocturnal primate performed in the wild is the first of its kind and could enhance our understanding of human sleep.

New approach to reducing damage after a heart attack

New study led by Neil Herring uncovers potential new approach to reducing damage after a heart attack

Cardiac Theme Publication Research

During the emergency procedure used to reopen the blocked artery causing a heart attack, smaller "micro" blood vessels can remain constricted causing significant damage. A new study led by Associate Professor Neil Herring and published in the European Heart Journal has established a key cause behind this constriction and identified a potential therapeutic target to block the mechanism behind it.

Sarah de val to expand critical research into endothelial cell dysfunction in cardiovascular disease

Sarah De Val set to expand critical research into endothelial cell dysfunction in cardiovascular disease

Athena SWAN Cardiac Theme De Val Group News Research

Prof Sarah De Val in collaboration with Dr Gillian Douglas from the Radcliffe Department of Medicine has received a grant from the John Fell Fund to support their work investigating the behaviour of different endothelial regulatory pathways during disorders of the cardiovascular system.

Critical role demonstrated for auditory cortex in adapting to hearing loss

Critical role demonstrated for the auditory cortex in adapting to hearing loss

Publication Research

A collaborative King Group study published today in Nature Communications enhances our understanding of how our brains learn to adapt to abnormal sensory changes such as hearing loss. Their results could inform the future development of devices that restore hearing or other sensory impairments.

Cardiac metabolism and cell physiology researchers come together for integrative physiology theme day

Cardiac, metabolism and cell physiology researchers come together for Integrative Physiology Theme Day

Athena SWAN Cardiac Theme Head of Department's News Postdoctoral Research Students

The Department's third and final theme day of the year culminated in a series of exciting internal talks from a diverse range of research groups covering all aspects of integrative physiology. From diabetes to iron deficiency, from pH physiology to cancer cells, the talks showcased the huge breadth of science studied across DPAG.

Professor kieran clarke delivers the william c stanley award lecture

Professor Kieran Clarke delivers the William C. Stanley Award Lecture

Athena SWAN General

The Lecture is given every year by an established investigator in the field of cardiac metabolism at the Society for Heart and Vascular Metabolism conference in honour of the Society's founding father.

Next generation of scientists meet crispr pioneer

Next generation of scientists meet CRISPR pioneer

Athena SWAN Head of Department's News Outreach

The Department hosted a special public understanding of science lecture, the Sherrington Prize Lecture, delivered by Dr Jennifer Doudna FRS on Tuesday 25 June. Dr Doudna outlined research into CRISPR-cas9 gene editing to a captivated audience including graduate students and local sixth form Biology students.

Sherrington talks 2019 prize winners

Sherrington Talks 2019 Prize Winners

Athena SWAN Head of Department's News Students

The 2019 Sherrington talks were presented by graduate students in their third year of DPhil research study

Zoltan molnar publishes insights into cajals interactions with sherrington and the croonian lecture

Zoltán Molnár publishes insights into Cajal's interactions with Sherrington and the Croonian Lecture

Publication

Professor Zoltán Molnár has co-written an insightful paper into the story of preeminent neuroscientist Santiago Ramón y Cajal's delivery of the Croonian Lecture over a century ago and his interactions with Sir Charles Sherrington, our former Waynflete Professor of Physiology.

David paterson honoured by the american physiological society

David Paterson honoured by the American Physiological Society

General Head of Department's News

Professor David Paterson has been made a Fellow of the American Physiological Society, joining a distinguished class of 2019.

Kieran clarke answers the big question why are athletes using ketones

Kieran Clarke answers the Big Question: Why are athletes using ketones?

Athena SWAN Research

Ketones are billed as the alternative energy source in the athletic world. With Tour de France 2019 just round the corner, this week Professor Kieran Clarke features on the Oxford Sparks Big Questions podcast to answer the question: why are professional cyclists using ketones?

Bhf senior fellowship renewal for nicola smart paves the way for stimulating vessel growth to repair damaged hearts

BHF Senior Fellowship renewal for Nicola Smart paves the way for stimulating vessel growth to repair damaged hearts

Athena SWAN Cardiac Theme Research

Congratulations are in order for Associate Professor Nicola Smart, who has been awarded a renewal of her British Heart Foundation Senior Basic Science Research Fellowship. The award will fund research investigating the processes behind blood vessel growth in order to understand how to stimulate heart repair after injury.

Drinking alcohol at conception shown to cause harm in new paper from jacinta kalisch smith

Drinking alcohol at conception shown to cause harm in a new paper from Jacinta Kalisch-Smith

Athena SWAN Postdoctoral Publication Research

Research carried out by Postdoctoral Research Scientist Jacinta Kalisch-Smith during her PhD, now published in Development, reveals key insights into the effects of alcohol in the very early stages of pregnancy, a stage during which a mother is unlikely to know she is pregnant.

Jeffrey friedman delivers inaugural sir hans krebs lecture

Jeffrey Friedman ForMemRS delivers inaugural Sir Hans Krebs Lecture

General Head of Department's News

The new annual lecture is held in honour of Sir Hans Adolf Krebs, awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine for his ground-breaking discovery of the citric acid cycle.

New ashcroft group research reveals key insights into the underlying mechanisms behind type 2 diabetes

New Ashcroft Group research reveals key insights into the underlying mechanisms behind Type 2 diabetes

Athena SWAN Postdoctoral Publication Research

Research led by Postdoctoral Research Scientist Dr Elizabeth Haythorne and published in Nature Communications sheds light on a vicious cycle that causes specialised cells to fail in their function to maintain healthy bloody sugar levels.

Dpag students impress at the british cardiovascular society annual conference

DPAG students impress at the British Cardiovascular Society Annual Conference

Athena SWAN Cardiac Theme Postdoctoral Students

Congratulations are in order to Smart Group members Dr Tonia Thomas and Sonali Munshaw.

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