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The Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health invites you to MitOX 2020 on Friday 3rd April 2020 in Oxford. It's our annual meeting packed with short talks and posters on cancer metabolism, neuroscience, diabetes, mitochondrial disorders and general mitochondrial biology.

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MITOX 2020

Date:  Friday 3rd April 2020, 9.30 am – 5.30pm.

Venue: Lecture Theatre 2, Academic Block, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU. 


This one day meeting is ideal for researchers with an interest in mitochondria from academia and pharma. It will include a range of short talks and posters on cancer metabolism, neuroscience, diabetes, mitochondrial disorders and general mitochondrial biology.  


Abstracts for poster and short talks should be submitted by March 1st 2020 to

Abstracts should be on a single side of A4 with information of authors, affiliation and details of the research.

Prizes will be awarded to the best posters via a peoples vote.


Registration is £20 for students/retired and £35 for Post Docs and researchers.

Registration is online via the Oxford University store. Please click here. Please note the last date to book is 20th March 2020.

By popular demand catering will again be provided by Spice Indria with the associated fine selection of cakes.

For further information and sponsorship opportunities please email


Mark Crabtree

Citrate and itaconate in inflammatory activation in cardiovascular medicine.

University of Oxford

Jessica Whitburn

Metabolic profiling of prostate cancer cells within skeletal microenvironments identifies G6PD as a key mediator of bone-metastatic prostate cancer growth and survival.

University of Oxford

Nicholas T Ktistakis

The dynamics of mitochondrial autophagy (Pollard Lecture)

Babraham Institute, University of Cambridge

Jo Poulton

Mitophagy in mitochondrial diseases.

University of Oxford

Jo Howson

MtDNA and diabetes.

University of Oxford

Carolyn Carr

Can we model the diabetic human heart in a dish using iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes?

University of Oxford

Karl Morten

Plasma Metabolomics in ME/CFS: a tale of two cohorts.

University of Oxford

Bhupesh Prusty

Mitochondrial architecture decides the niche for pathogenic survival.

University of Wuerzburg, Germany

  James Hulit 

Impact of Mitochondrial Targeting Antibiotics on Mitochondrial Function and Proliferation of Cancer Cells.

 Novintum, London 

Michael Skwarski 

Repurposing atovaquone as a novel tumour hypoxia modifier: results from the ATOM clinical trial.

University of Oxford

James Mccullagh                   

IDH mutations in cancer.    

University of Oxford