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
30 March 2021
Listen now to the first episode ‘Unheard of – The hidden voice of Endometriosis.’ A bold new podcast series co-hosted by DPhil students Danielle Perro and Magda Mareckova, it seeks answers to the biggest questions posed by the Endometriosis community.
30 March 2021
A world leading study involving over 260,000 participants has sought to resolve the long debated issue about whether using antihypertensive medication heightens the chance of developing cancer.
Martins JG. et al, (2021), Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol
Diabetes in pregnancy: time to focus on women with type 2 diabetes
HIRST J. et al, (2021), Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology
BJARKADOTTIR B. et al, (2021), Reproduction and Fertility
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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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