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Oxford Medical Lecture Club (OMLC) meets monthly at St Hugh's College or elsewhere within the University for a lecture on current clinical work and research developments at Oxford. Previous subjects have included Forensic Psychiatry: a Risky Business, Biomarker driven colorectal cancer treatment, Genetic approaches to therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Alport Syndrome.

Drinks and nibbles are available from 12.30 pm, with the lecture beginning at 1.00 pm and lasting one hour. New members are very welcome. Most lectures will also be streamed live via Zoom. Click on the links below to view the recordings.

Find out more about OMLC series and membership

Upcoming Lectures


Previous Lectures

Monday 27 May 2024

What is Long Covid

Charles Bangham

Monday 29 April 2024

The Power of the Narrative in Medicine

Rachel Clarke

Monday 25 March 2024

How the Boer War 1899-1902 made the Royal Army Medical Corps fit for purpose

Anthony Bradlow

Monday 26 February 2024

The Aetiology of 'Senior Moments' and other Funny Turns

Peter Rothwell

Monday 29 January 2024

The Gut Brain Connection: recent advances & future perspectives

Heidi de Weit

Monday 18 December 2023

The Self-Deception of Surgeons (Osler House, JRH, Old Road, Headington)

Henry Marsh

Monday 27 November 2023

2023 Weatherall Lecture: Doctors on Social Media: Virtue and Vices in the Digital Space 

Professor Trish Greenhalgh 

Monday 30 October 2023

Plants, Medicine and Magic

Dr Sue Burge

Saturday 23 September 2023

2023 Osler Lecture: The Role of the State, the Medical Profession, and the Public in Preventing Ill Health

Professor Sir Chris Whitty

Monday 26 June 2023

HIV at 40 Years (including tribute to Professor John Ledingham)

Professor Chris Conlon

Monday 29 May 2023

A Connective Cornucopia

Dr Frances Hall

Monday 24 April 2023  

The fat lady ain’t sung, just cleared her throat…. Challenges in rheumatoid arthritis for the post-biologic era

Dr Catherine Swales

Monday 27 March 2023

Remembering the Radcliffe Infirmary

Mr Ian Baxter

Monday 27 February 2023

Consent after Montgomery 

James Badenoch KC

Monday 30 January 2023

William Osler and China

Professor David Cranston

Monday 28 November 2022

The Operation Drawings of Barbara Hepworth

Professor Paul Bowness

Monday 31 October 2022

The Cortical Regulation of Sleep

Dr Lukas Krone

Monday 27 June 2022

Oh dear, Granny’s had a stroke, shall we call the Doctor? What has changed in 50 years?

Dr Andrew Molyneux

Monday 30 May 2022

Trials and Tribulations of New Drug Discovery in Asthma

Professor Ian Pavord

Monday 25 April 2022

Weatherall Lecture

From Watchdog to Enabler - Regulation in Covid and After

Dame June Raine

Monday 28 March 2022


Kill or Cure - Medical Murderers

Dr Neil Snowise

Monday 28 February 2022


Brain Fever. How vaccines prevent meningitis and other killer diseases

Professor Richard Moxon

Monday 31 January 2022

Renal Anaemia - has EPO had its day?

Professor Christopher Winearls

Monday 29 November 2021

How Not to Make a Bad Thing Worse - Rethinking Psychological Trauma

Professor Sir Simon Wessely

Monday 25 October 2021

Virtual Reality for the Treatment of Mental Health

Professor Daniel Freeman

Monday 27 September 2021

Immune Response to Viral Infections

Professor Paul Klenerman

Monday 26 July 2021

Malaria Vaccine

Professor Sir Adrian Hill

Monday 28 June 2021

A Cure for Alzheimer's Disease - are we nearly there yet?

Dr Zoi Alexopoulou

Monday 24 May 2021

Vaccinehesitanology: The reproductive concerns

Dr Lisa Webber

Monday 26 April 2021

Memorial Tribute to Professor Peter Sleight 

Monday 29 March 2021

Gene Therapy: A Brave New World

Professor Deborah Gill

Monday 25 January 2021

The first hundred days or should it be daze? Surgery in a time of COVID-19

Professor Neil Mortensen 

Monday 30 November 2020

Apps, wearables and machine learning for the COVID-19 pandemic

Professor Lionel Tarassenko

Monday 26 October 2020

Parkinson's Disease: pathological mechanisms to target discovery

Professor Richard Wade-Martins