30 June 2022
The annual Prize Lecture from The Physiological Society will provide an opportunity to highlight the importance of the Herring lab's work into the nervous system’s critical role in cardiovascular health and disease.
29 June 2022
Congratulations are in order for Departmental Research Lecturer Dr Mootaz Salman who has been awarded a prestigious Early Career Fellowship funded by the Leverhulme Trust.
BHF Senior Fellowship renewal for Duncan Sparrow could pave the way to revealing unknown causes of heart defects in babies
27 June 2022
Congratulations are in order for Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow, who has been awarded a renewal of his British Heart Foundation Senior Basic Science Research Fellowship. The award will fund crucial investigations into little understood environmental risk factors of congenital heart disease, and could one day lead to new therapeutic strategies.
9 June 2022
Congratulations are in order for Dr Peregrine Green, who was won a prestigious abstract award at the BCS Annual Conference.
7 June 2022
The Molecular Flow Sensor Team, with collaborating members principally from DPAG’s Robbins and Talbot groups and the Department of Chemistry, has been named the winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s (RSC) Analytical Division Horizon Prize for the development of a new technology for measuring lung function.
19 May 2022
Congratulations are in order for Professor Randy Bruno, who has been awarded an AMS Professorship. The AMS Professorship Scheme provides a package of support to biomedical and healthcare researchers taking up a full Professorship in the UK.
18 May 2022
The post is in association with a Tutorial Fellowship at Christ Church College.
10 May 2022
Congratulations are in order for Professor Irene Tracey, Warden of Merton College and former University Lecturer at DPAG, who has been nominated as the next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford.
5 May 2022
DPAG scientists across four research groups were highlighted at the major annual European Society of Cardiology basic science conference (FCVB 2022). Congratulations are in order for Dr KC Park on receiving the Young Investigator Award and to Dr Elisabetta Gamen on winning the Moderated Poster Prize.
29 April 2022
A collaborative research team led by the Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre (OPDC) has been awarded a £3.8 million Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award to study the function of calcium in dopamine neurons, and how this is plays a role in Parkinson’s. Their research will help explain how and why dopamine neurons are vulnerable in the disease and look at how they may be preserved.
19 April 2022
Dr Matthew Stower was selected to give an oral presentation of his work and his abstract won the second prize at the Joint Spring Meeting of the British Society for Developmental Biology (BSDB) and the British Society for Cell Biology (BSCB).
5 April 2022
Congratulations are in order for Associate Professor Ana Domingos, who has been awarded the 2023 Carl Ludwig Distinguished Lectureship from the American Physiological Society.
21 March 2022
Congratulations are in order to Professor Pawel Swietach, who will represent the Department in strategic decision-making for Oxford Cancer.
18 March 2022
Congratulations are in order for Sir Henry Dale Fellow Dr Armin Lak who has been awarded a Starting Grant from the European Research Council. His funded project will investigate the neural circuits for learning under perceptual uncertainty.
15 March 2022
The 2022 Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement, awarded by the American Diabetes Association, recognises extraordinary leaders in diabetes research, prevention, and treatment.
8 March 2022
The campaign theme for this year is #BreakTheBias. Celebrate women's achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality. This International Women's Day, we celebrate some of the awards, accolades and advances several of DPAG’s women have achieved over the past year, despite the challenges of the pandemic.
1 February 2022
Congratulations to Dr Filipa Simões who has been awarded a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Intermediate Basic Science Research Fellowship. She will investigate how immune cells called macrophages facilitate long-lasting heart regeneration in the zebrafish and how this could be harnessed for the human heart.