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Professor Hugh Watkins shortlisted for £30m British Heart Foundation research prize

A project led by Professor Hugh Watkins at the Radcliffe Department of Medicine is one of the four projects on the shortlist of four research projects competing for a single £30 million award from the British Heart Foundation.

Oxford alumni startups receive €4M for brain health

A new Medium article examines the two University of Oxford alumni-led startups, iLoF and Pipra, which were recently funded by the European Institute of Technology for Health (EIT Health).

Funding success for liver cancer early detection

Professor Ellie Barnes and her team win a prestigious Cancer Research UK Early Detection Programme Award to research the earlier detection of hepatocellular carcinoma.

Clinical research federation responding to the Wuhan novel coronavirus outbreak

The International Severe Acute Respiratory and emerging Infection Consortium (ISARIC) is adapting its existing tools, designed for emerging respiratory pathogens, for the current outbreak of global significance. This is an international resource for facilitating the collection of standardised clinical data on patients hospitalised with suspected or confirmed infection with novel coronavirus.

Study reveals how cancer cells use bone marrow fat for growth and survival

As society battles with an obesity epidemic, new research from the Edwards Group (Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences / Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Sciences) shows how increased body fat contributes to cancer establishment and progression.