The latest updates on our research and how it is improving people’s lives.
24 March 2020
The Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) international community will host a COVID-19 virtual study-a-thon this week (March 26-29) to inform healthcare decision-making in response to the current global pandemic.
Coronavirus information - what we are doing at NDORMS to support our staff and students and the community
20 March 2020
NDORMS announces the closure of the Kennedy and Botnar Institutes and outlines other plans and activities for the department during the pandemic.
20 March 2020
A new Review, published in the Lancet, analyses the use of placebo controls in surgery and offers a practical checklist for researchers designing trials.
9 March 2020
Molecular changes in the joint fluid during surgical joint distraction reveal markers that may drive cartilage repair in osteoarthritis.
18 February 2020
Smartphone apps used as 'early warning systems' for skin cancer are poorly regulated and frequently cannot be relied upon to produce accurate results, according to new analysis by Abhilash Jain at NDORMS.
13 February 2020
The inaugural Doug Altman scholarship will be offered to an LMIC (lower-to-middle-income country) applicant or a student.
12 February 2020
Professor Matthew Costa and Dr David Metcalfe have both been awarded Hunterian Professorships for 2020 by the Royal College of Surgeons of England
11 February 2020
A new method of treating wounds after major trauma costing nearly £150 per dressing is no more effective in reducing surgical infection rates than a standard wound dressing priced under £2, potentially saving the NHS millions.
7 February 2020
A new study from NDORMS reveals a breakthrough for sportsmen and women in the treatment of Achilles tendon rupture.
31 January 2020
Professor Kassim Javaid has joined an interdisciplinary team embarking on a new 3-year project to advise on the best practice of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare to ensure it benefits everyone in the UK and Japan.
27 January 2020
NDORMS researchers join five other universities to investigate how cancer survivors make antibodies that target and destroy tumours, and explore routes for new treatments
22 January 2020
Founder of the awards Sir Leonard Blavatnik said "We are incredibly proud to elevate these select scientists to an international stage that will enable them to be recognised globally, prepare them to become world-class leaders in their scientific fields, and propel the wheel of innovation and societal progress."
20 January 2020
A new study published in Nature Communications identifies a key driver of joint and intestinal inflammation that could lead to future treatment of the chronic inflammatory disease.
17 January 2020
As society battles with an obesity epidemic, new research from the Edwards group shows how increased body fat contributes to cancer establishment and progression.
15 January 2020
Researchers have uncovered how tumors exploit tenascin-C to deflect the body’s natural defence against them.
2 January 2020
The Head of Physiotherapy at NDORMS was awarded an OBE as was Dr Tom Hughes who teaches Emergency Medicine to NDORMS undergraduates.