14 June 2019
JVCKENWOOD launches joint research with Oxford University and Sysmex R&D Center Europe GmbH to establish a system for predicting the onset of Pre-eclampsia using exosomes.
24 May 2019
A study by Dr Nathalie Conrad and Prof Kazaem Rahimi at the George Institute (Nuffield Department of Women's and Reproductive Health) finds that women and older people are most likely to be exposed to shortcomings in heart failure care.
26 March 2019
A technique to produce eggs from ovarian tissue in the lab may offer hope for critically endangered species like the Northern White Rhino that have passed what is currently considered the point of no return.
26 March 2019
It is with great sadness that The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford shares news of the death of researcher Dr Elizabeth (‘Lizzie’) Millett.
8 February 2019
The Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health invites you to MitOX 2019 on Tuesday 30th April in Oxford. It's our annual meeting packed with short talks and posters on cancer metabolism, neuroscience, diabetes, mitochondrial disorders and general mitochondrial biology.
30 January 2019
The latest findings from the international INTERGROWTH-21st Project, that has monitored healthy, urban children from educated families across four continents from early pregnancy to 2 years of age, show that human neurodevelopment is not influenced by the colour of an individual’s skin.
8 January 2019
A new three-year graduate research scholarship based in the Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health has been launched, thanks to a generous donation by the Bahceci Health Group.
Women in China have greater awareness, treatment, and control of high blood pressure than men, new research finds
6 December 2018
Women in China have greater awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension than their male counterparts, new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.
30 November 2018
A study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases shows the extraordinary global genetic diversity of HIV and highlights just how big the challenge is to develop a vaccine to combat the global spread of HIV.
19 November 2018
Principal Investigator Dr Suzannah Williams and DPhil student Charlotte Walker from the Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproduction Health discuss what is considered a safe childbearing age, in the academic journal The Conversation.
Smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure increase women’s risk of experiencing a heart attack more than men’s, new research shows
8 November 2018
Smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure increase the risk of a heart attack more in women than in men, new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.
18 October 2018
A smartphone application for women with gestational diabetes, developed with support from NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, has been launched commercially.
11 October 2018
A new test that predicts with almost 100 per cent accuracy that a pregnant woman will not develop pre-eclampsia within the following seven days has been given the green light to be used as standard clinical practice in one of the UK’s biggest acute hospital trusts.
3 October 2018
The Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation (FLRF) has awarded £2.9 million to the Nuffield Department of Women’s & Reproductive Health at the University of Oxford to establish a research centre focused on studying the endocrinology of human lactation.
24 September 2018
We are delighted to let you know that the Medical Sciences Division Board has conferred the title of Associate Professor on Katy Vincent, Senior Pain Fellow, and Roberto Tozzi, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer.
9 August 2018
Everyone is invited to attend the 2nd UK Fertility Preservation Conference on 14 September 2018 at St. Anne’s College at the University of Oxford. This meeting follows on from the 1st highly successful meeting in Edinburgh in 2017. Oxford is home to The Future Fertility Trust which is the main Fertility Preservation Centre in England. They provide a comprehensive tissue cryopreservation service for girls, boys and young adults alongside a dynamic research programme.
6 August 2018
Dr Lucy Mackillop, Dr Jane Hirst and their team from the Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health have won an award at the University’s first Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation Awards. Their GDm-healthTM: real-time management of gestational diabetes project was awarded ‘highly commended’ in the ‘Team Work’ category. The GDm-Health app allows pregnant women to track their blood glucose levels and stay in touch with their healthcare team.
23 July 2018
A global review involving almost 20 million people has shown that having diabetes significantly raises the risk of developing cancer, and for women the risk is even higher.
12 July 2018
Pregnant women are being invited by the University of Oxford and the NHS to take part in the world’s first clinical trial to prevent type 1 diabetes in babies and infants.Researchers want to find out if giving small amounts of oral insulin to babies on the National Institute for Health Research-supported trial can prevent type 1 diabetes, thus allowing mothers to protect their children from injecting insulin.