Congratulations are in order for Professor Jaideep Pandit, Professor of Anaesthesia and consultant anaesthetist, who has received the rarely awarded prestigious Gold Medal of the Royal College of Anaesthetists. Professor Pandit was a student and research fellow at DPAG and is now an Academic Visitor in the department; he is also a Fellow and Tutor in Medicine at St John's College.
The annual Burdon Sanderson Prize lecture, given this year by Professor Richard W. Tsien, a pioneer in the study of calcium channels and synaptic transmission, is held in honour of John Burdon Sanderson (1828 - 1905), the University of Oxford's first Waynflete Professor of Physiology, after whom the Cardiac Centre is named.
On Monday 17 October 2022, as part of The Physiological Society roadshow at the University of Oxford, Emeritus Professor of Cardiovasular Physiology Denis Noble FRS unveiled a new plaque honouring the Department's first Waynflete Professor of Physiology, Sir John Burdon Sanderson.
Attended by Head of Department Professor David Paterson, an Oxfordshire Blue Plaque commemorating Mabel Purefoy FitzGerald (1872 - 1973), pioneering physiologist and high altitude explorer, was unveiled on Friday 14 October at 12 Crick Road, Oxford.