Welcome to the Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health. Our multi-disciplinary department has over 80 years experience innovating, teaching, pioneering and evolving women's health. We work across the full spectrum of women’s health and cover four overarching themes; Cancer, Global Health, Maternal & Fetal Health and Reproductive Medicine & Genetics. We focus on genetic studies, the dissection of molecular, biochemical and cellular mechanisms underlying normal and aberrant reproductive tissue function, clinical studies in women’s health, pregnancy, growth and development in the first 1000 days of life. Read more
23 July 2021
Congratulations to Prof. Manu Vatish and the OSPREA-Gynae team on recruiting their first participant to the Pfizer maternal C-19 vaccine trial on 22nd July.
5 July 2021
NDWRH and Vaccitech Ltd, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery and development of vaccines for the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases and cancer, see the first woman in the UK receive the first dose of a novel therapeutic HPV vaccine for the HPV001 clinical trial in Oxford.
Focal epilepsy features in a child with Congenital Zika Syndrome
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Hildebrandt TB. et al, (2021), Theriogenology, 169, 76 - 88
Jauniaux E. et al, (2021), BJOG
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We run three world class Postgraduate study programmes: MSc in Clinical Embryology (1 year residential programme) MSc by Research (2 years research degree) and DPhil (3-4 years research degree).
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Our research has four overarching themes; Cancer, Global Health, Maternal & Fetal Health and Reproductive Medicine & Genetics, and within these themes, there are thirty two research groups in the department.
Our staff and students regularly do outreach and engagement work to improve the public's understanding of women's health issues.
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