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Professor Molly Stevens made a Dame in New Year’s Honours

Awards and Honours General Head of Department's News

The New Year Honours 2024 Lists have been published, marking the achievements and service of extraordinary people across the UK, including Professor Molly Stevens

Head of Department honoured – twice!

Awards and Honours Head of Department's News

Head of Department Professor David Paterson has recently received two honorary awards.

New artwork by Patrick Hughes unveiled

General Head of Department's News

DPAG welcomed artist Patrick Hughes back to an unveiling event and reception

Computational neuroscientist Rui Ponte Costa joins DPAG

CNCB Costa Group News Head of Department's News Integrative Neuroscience

This September, Dr Rui Ponte Costa relocates his Neural and Machine Learning group to DPAG. He was previously a Senior Lecturer in Computational Neuroscience and Machine Learning at the University of Bristol. His research group focuses on producing AI-driven brain-wide computational models of learning.

Sherrington Road Street Party 2023

General Head of Department's News

On Friday 7 July 2023, DPAG, Biochemistry and Kavli INsD came together for the second Sherrington Road Street Party to enjoy paella, ice cream, street food snacks, Pimms, and garden games in University Parks. Enjoy some photographs of the event here.

Professor Scott Waddell appointed Deputy Head of Department

Awards and Honours CNCB Head of Department's News

Congratulations are in order to Professor Scott Waddell FRS who becomes Deputy Head of the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics alongside Professor Manuela Zaccolo.

Winners of the DPAG Image Competition 2023 announced

Awards and Honours EDI News Head of Department's News Postdoctoral Riley Group News Stone Group News Students

A department-wide image competition has yielded a wide variety of beautiful images showcasing the diversity and breadth of DPAG's science. Two prize winners and a further three commended pictures are announced.

Annual Report 2022 - 2023

Head of Department's News

The Department's Annual Report for the academic year 2022-23 has been released. The brochure showcases a selection of the year's highlights, including another top world ranking for Anatomy and Physiology, our prestigious new hires, and our longest list of awards and honours yet.

Leducq-funded transatlantic network set to pioneer new diagnosis and treatment of heart disease

Awards and Honours Cardiac Theme Head of Department's News

Professor David Paterson, in collaboration with the UCLA’s Professor Kalyanam Shivkumar, has been awarded a prestigious Leducq International Network of Excellence Program Award of $8 million (£6.3M) to set up a major new transatlantic network linking world leading researchers from the USA and Europe to develop ‘Bioelectronics for neurocardiology diagnosis and therapeutics’.

Professor Dame Frances Ashcroft FRS delivers 2023 Krebs Prize Lecture

General Head of Department's News

Professor Ashcroft, who discovered the previously missing link connecting an increase in blood sugar level to the secretion of insulin (the KATP channel), delivered a talk about her pioneering research in honour of Sir Hans Krebs, the 1953 Nobel Laureate in Physiology and Medicine who discovered the critic acid cycle.

Nobel Laureate Peter Agre delivers special lecture

General Head of Department's News

Professor Peter Agre visited DPAG to deliver a talk about his Nobel winning discovery of the aquaporin water channels, known as the 'plumbing system of cells'.

Three new DPAG Fellows of the Royal Society

Awards and Honours EDI News Head of Department's News

Congratulations are in order to Professor Scott Waddell FRS, Visiting Professor Sue Black FRS and Honorary Professor Irene Tracey FRS on their election to The Royal Society.

Silvia Arber delivers 2023 Sherrington Prize Lecture

EDI News General Head of Department's News

The renowned neuroscientist recognised for her work on the organisation and function of neuronal circuits controlling movement gave the lecture in honour of Sir Charles Sherrington, who became Waynflete Professor of Physiology in 1913 and is widely regarded to be the father of neurophysiology.

DPAG top of the world rankings for fourth consecutive year

General Head of Department's News Teaching

Re-defining Excellence - Oxford Anatomy and Physiology ranked #1 in the QS World University Rankings by subject 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023.

Professor Molly Stevens joins DPAG as John Black Professor of Bionanoscience

EDI News General Head of Department's News Stevens Group News

The Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics is delighted to welcome Professor Molly Stevens FREng FRS, as she takes up the post of John Black Professor of Bionanoscience on 1 April 2023. We also extend a warm welcome to Professor Stevens’s large, interdisciplinary research group whose members are drawn from disciplines across the medical and physical sciences.

Tribute to Sir Wilfrid Le Gros Clark FRS displayed in Sherrington

General Head of Department's News

The bronze portrait bust created by Sir Jacob Epstein was originally presented to the Department of Human Anatomy to mark the occasion of Sir Wilfrid Le Gros Clark's silver jubilee as Dr Lee's Professor of Anatomy.

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