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DPAG is the host Department for the annual Oxosome meetings, which bring together researchers from across Oxford with an interest in cell communication involving exosomes and other extracellular vesicles.  

The third annual meeting of Oxosome: the extracellular vesicle group organised by Deborah Goberdhan (DPAG), Dave Carter (Oxford Brookes), Eduard Willms (DPhil student, Wood lab, DPAG) and Maria Laura Tognoli (DPhil student, O’Neill lab, Dept of Oncology) was held on the afternoon of Thursday 1 November 2018 in the Sherrington Large Lecture Theatre with around 120 people participating.  

The talks showcased the quality and breadth of local research on extracellular vesicles, with speakers from a wide range of departments:  DPAG, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Dept of Oncology, Radcliffe Dept of Medicine, Nuffield Dept of Clinical Neurosciences and Biological and Medical Sciences at Oxford Brookes.  The talks spanned all the way from fundamental studies of vesicle biology to clinical disorders, including myocardial infarction, cancer, and neurodegenerative disease.

There was plenty of opportunity for interaction and discussion of collaborative work during the coffee break and subsequent wine reception.

Generous sponsorship from DPAG, IZON Science Ltd, EVOX Therapeutics Ltd, NanoView Bios, ONI Ltd and Analytik Ltd enabled the meeting to be held free of charge.

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