Forty of the United Kingdom’s leading doctors and medical researchers have been recognised for excellence in medical science with their election to the Academy Fellowship. The new Fellows will be formally admitted to the Academy at a ceremony on Wednesday 24 June. For a list of fellows, visit: http://www.oxfordbrc.org/files/news/elected_fellows.pdf
The Medical Research Centre (MRC) is pleased to announce an additional investment in high-throughput sequencing that will bring funding of hubs for high-throughput sequencing to more than £9 million. The new hub will be based in Oxford and adds to the previously announced hubs in Scotland, the North of England and the East of England.
Keith Channon, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital has been appointed Director of the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre. The Oxford Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre (OxBRC) is a partnership between the research expertise of the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of Oxford. The … Read more
Professor David Matthews has handed over the reigns of diabetes research theme leader (Oxford Biomedical Research Centre – OxBRC) to Dr Fredrik Karpe, Reader in Metabolic Medicine, Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Research Fellow and Honorary Consultant Physician. In 2007 Dr Karpe initiated the Oxford Biobank for prospective genetic epidemiological research. The aim is to study … Read more
Professor Christopher Kennard, who has been appointed Head of the Department of Clinical Neurology, succeeds recently retired Professor Angela Vincent to take on the mantle of brain research theme leader for the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre. He moves to the University from his position as Professor of Clinical Neurology and Deputy Principal (Dean) of the … Read more
An Oxford group has today been chosen as one of two major consortia dedicated to research into healthcare associated infections and antibiotic resistance. The Oxford consortium comprises the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (a partnership between the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals and the University of Oxford), the Health Protection Agency, and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. It … Read more