Nicoletta Surdo, Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Department, has been announced as the judges’ runner-up in the British Heart Foundation (BHF) national ‘Reflections of Research’ image competition.
To mark the centenary of women being awarded degrees at Oxford University, DPAG celebrates some of the women who have contributed to the success of the Department, and its predecessor departments, over the last century.
Online briefings on open access publishing and Oxford's position including guidance on how to comply with the Open Access requirements for the REF and mandates from key funding bodies whilst respecting your publisher's rights and policies.
CortexCast is the official podcast of the Oxford University Cortex Club, a student run society that connects local and internationally recognised neuroscientists with students and researchers in Oxford. DPAG students Raffaele Sarnataro and Maria Claudia Caiazza are Co-President and Social Secretary respectively. This podcast provides in-depth interviews with world leading Neuroscientists.
The OPDC aims to understand the earliest events that lead to Parkinson’s. As part of this research researchers in the Wade-Martins lab have made exciting discoveries about the role of alpha-synuclein oligomers in Parkinson’s in a study of post-mortem brain tissue from people with Parkinson’s and healthy controls.
In animal models, iron deficient mothers have a greatly increased risk of having offspring with congenital heart disease (CHD). The risk of CHD can be greatly reduced if the mother is given iron supplements very early in pregnancy. Additionally, embryos from a mouse model of Down Syndrome were particularly vulnerable to the effects of maternal iron deficiency, leading to a higher risk of developing severe heart defects.
The British Atherosclerosis Society's John French Memorial Lecture is named in honour of the Oxford-based pathologist, Dr John French, who made seminal observations and contributions to the field of cardiovascular pathology.
To mark the centenary of women being awarded degrees at Oxford University, DPAG celebrates some of the women who have contributed to the success of the Department, and its predecessor departments, over the last century