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DPAG ranked top in the World for Anatomy and Physiology


In the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject, the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics has been placed top for Anatomy and Physiology.

Winners of the Image Competition Announced


A competition amongst the graduate students in the Department has yielded some wonderful images, and four prize winners.

Heads of Department new and old unite to bid farewell to Laurie Surman


Laurie, who worked as PA to the various Heads of Department for thirteen years, retires at the end of the month. The previous Heads of Department for whom she worked, gathered for a fitting send-off last week.

DPAG academics' textbook wins "Highly commended” prize at BMA Medical Book Awards

Publication General

Neil Herring and Robert WIlkins' textbook entitled “Basic Sciences for Core Medical Training” published by OUP, won a “Highly commended” prize in the Basic and Clinical Sciences category of the BMA Medical Book Awards 2016 at their Annual awards ceremony on 7th September. The awards take place annually to recognise outstanding contributions to medical literature.

Chinese Medicine Seminar in DPAG


A delegation of doctors in Chinese Medicine visited the Department in August to speak about their work and research.

Jakub Tomek awarded Google Scholarship


Jakub Tomek, a graduate student in DPAG has been awarded one of Google's prestigious student scholarships.

Brianna Stubbs Wins Gold at Rowing World Championships


DPhil Student Brianna Stubbs and her team mates finished top of the medal table at the Senior World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

An Afternoon of Chinese Medicine in DPAG

Outreach General

A group of esteemed Chinese medicine doctors will visit the Department on 25th August 2016 aiming to enhance communication and exchanges between biomedical/ physiological scientists and the Chinese medicine doctors.

Congratulations to DPAG's new Associate Professors


The Medical Sciences Divisional Panel has conferred the title of Associate Professor on three members of DPAG's academic staff.

DPAG Cricket Team Secures a Win in Tightly Contested Match


On 7 July 2016 the DPAG cricket team were victorious against IT Services, Anant Parekh and Pradeep Kumar report:

Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre Featured on BBC One

Outreach Research General

Paul Mayhew-Archer visited the Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre (OPDC) to find out more about our cutting edge research.

DPAG'S Dr Tastan in "I'm a scientist, get me out of here!"

Outreach General

Dr. Omur Tastan from the Liu Lab is taking part in a free online event where school students meet and interact with scientists.

DPAG Academics Publish MRCP Textbook


Robert Wilkins, Associate Professor of Epithelial Physiology and Neil Herring, Associate Prefessor of Cardiovascular Physiology have joined forces to publish a textbook via OUP on "Basic Sciences for Core Medical Training".

How the zebrafish could hold the key to heart disease cure

General Outreach Research

Stimulating the heart to repair itself is within scientific touching distance, thanks in large part to the work of Professor Paul Riley and his team in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Athena SWAN Silver Award for DPAG

General Athena SWAN

The Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics has been awarded an Athena SWAN Silver Award for its commitment to advancing women's careers.

Professor Robbins delivers talk to Deputy Premier of China on research programme into Chinese medicine

General Research

Professor Peter Robbins, Head of the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, was invited to present to the Deputy Premier of China on behalf of the Department on the collaborative research programme on Chinese medicine with Shaanxi Momentum Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

New collaborative research programme on Chinese herbal medicine starts

General Research

A five-year collaborative research programme with Shaanxi Momentum Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd has been signed and a Chinese Herbal medicine research laboratory at DPAG has been granted.

Celebration for Professors Dame Fran Ashcroft and Gero Miesenboeck


The Department celebrated Professor Fran Ashcroft's DBE and Professor Gero Miesenboeck's FRS.

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