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Gut bacteria linked to personality

Sociable people have a higher abundance of certain types of gut bacteria and also more diverse bacteria, an Oxford University study has found.

New CE for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust is to appoint Dr Nick Broughton to become its next chief executive when Stuart Bell CBE retires from the role after he turns 60, having completed 37 years’ NHS service.

Action needed to ensure research is carried out ethically in global health emergencies

Governments, funders, and research bodies must take action to ensure that research is undertaken ethically during global health emergencies, says a new report from the Nuffield Council on Bioethics.

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

Two University of Oxford alumni-led startups, iLoF and Pipra, secured funding in excess of €4M from the European Institute of Technology for Health (EIT Health).