14 July 2021
Professor Dame Kay Davies, Professor of Genetics, first woman appointed Dr Lee's Professor of Anatomy at Oxford, first woman to become Head of Department for DPAG, University-wide champion of equality, and award winning scientist known for her work on Duchenne muscular dystrophy, has 'retired' after a lifetime's research, but remains Professor Emeritus at DPAG.
1 June 2020
Dr Stone has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Henry Dale Fellowship to lead research investigating how lineage history can impact vascular cell fate and function.
24 March 2020
DPAG announces the closure of all buildings from Friday 27 March at noon and outlines how our department is operating during the pandemic.
19 March 2020
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5 December 2019
Oxford University has been ranked as the world's best institution for medical and health teaching and research for the ninth consecutive year in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
28 November 2019
Event video for the inaugural John Scott Haldane Lecture 2019, delivered by Professor Sir Peter J Ratcliffe FRS on Thursday 21 November 2019 in the Sherrington Large Lecture Theatre.
22 November 2019
The new series is held in honour of British Physiologist John Scott Haldane, known as the father of oxygen therapy.
In Remembrance of distinguished former Oxford Physiology students who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their actions in the First World War
8 November 2019
On Remembrance Day 2019, 101 years on from the ending of the First World War, we remember two of our former students who were awarded the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system.
16 October 2019
The annual lecture given this year by a world leading stem cell scientist is held in honour of John Burdon-Sanderson, the University of Oxford's first Waynflete Professor of Physiology, after whom the Cardiac Centre is named.
Watch Newton-Abraham Professor Don Bers' talk: Calcium is at the Coeur of Normal Heart Function and Disease
10 October 2019
Event video for the Newton-Abraham Lecture 2019, delivered by Professor Donald M. Bers, Ph.D. on Wednesday 25 September 2019 at the Oxford University Natural History Museum. The lecture discusses the mechanisms by which calcium orchestrates cardiac function in health and is also involved in heart failure and life-threatening arrhythmias.
DPAG's inaugural John Scott Haldane Lecture speaker, Sir Peter Ratcliffe FRS, awarded Nobel prize in physiology or medicine
7 October 2019
William G Kaelin, Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg L Semenza share 9m Swedish kronor prize for work on how cells adapt to oxygen availability.
2 October 2019
Professor Zoltán Molnár was elected to deliver the 2019 Ray Guillery Lecture at the Grossman Institute for Neuroscience at University of Chicago.
12 June 2019
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.
26 April 2019
The annual lecture is held in honour of Sir Charles Sherrington, former Waynflete Professor of Physiology and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Laureate, who coined the word "synapse."
11 April 2019
An Oxford University medical student who stepped in to help a stranger off a train has been identified following a viral appeal to find and thank her. Rebecca te Water Naude was once a member of Stephanie Cragg's Group here in DPAG.
29 March 2019
Members of our Department remember the renowned cell physiologist who has passed away this month at age 71.