The latest updates on our research and how it is improving people’s quality of life.
16 July 2017
Researchers at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology at the University of Oxford mapped dopamine and the consequences of its release to the immunological synapse.
3 July 2017
Dr Anjali Kusumbe has been awarded an MRC Career Development Award to support her research examining how blood vessels support bone growth and repair.
30 June 2017
UK statisticians and trialists reach out to the clinical trial community in an awareness-raising paper published this week as a first step in changing practice. They promote the use of adaptive designs in early-phase clinical trials to improve trial efficiency, which will benefit patients.
15 June 2017
Chris Hyungseop Han picked up the Award of Excellence at the 74th Annual International Magnesium Association (IMA) World Magnesium Conference held in Singapore last month.
8 June 2017
NDORMS have been successful with 3 Clinical Trials (BioPatch, MANTIS and NINJA) being awarded.
2 June 2017
More than 30,000 children in Africa are born with clubfoot each year. Many thousands of these children get no treatment, as it is simply not available where they live. They end up with severe deformities that make it hard and very painful to walk.
19 May 2017
International Clinical Trials Day helps to raise awareness of clinical trials and recognises everyone involved in and affected by trials – researchers, clinicians, statisticians, patient participants, funders and the wider public. Here at NDORMS, the Centre for Statistics in Medicine celebrated how statistics underpin every element of a trial and how we all work together to make a difference in patients’ lives.
13 April 2017
Evidence released in the Lancet demonstrates a link between patient age and risk of revision on knee and hip replacements.
3 April 2017
A new study published today in Nature Medicine could change the lives of millions of people living with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) who don’t respond to the current standard of care.
17 March 2017
Our DPhil student Sarah Drew is doing amazing fieldwork in Malawi, exploring the organisation and delivery of clubfoot treatment services in the country, sponsored by Cure UK.
27 February 2017
Patients who do not respond to current rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatments may benefit from a new form of treatment that has been shown in a study to be effective against symptoms of the disease.
12 October 2016
Elderly patients with unstable ankle fractures could avoid surgery, according to research by a UK team led by NDORMS at the Oxford University.
9 August 2016
Two Kennedy Institute scientists have proposed a solution to a puzzle of the human immune system: how our immune system scales its response in proportion to any threat to our health to make it 'just right'. Their ideas, published in the journal Trends in Immunology, could support a range of medical research.