19 June 2018
The app designed by researchers at the Department of Psychiatry to slow down negative thoughts of people with paranoia appeared on the BBC's The One Show. They revealed how one of the first users, Angie, is benefiting from this innovative approach.
6 June 2018
Business Secretary Greg Clark has today launched the £103m Rosalind Franklin Institute (RFI), a national centre of excellence that will harness disruptive technologies such as AI and robotics to improve dramatically our understanding of biology.
19 April 2018
Preserving livers at body temperature has been shown to improve transplant success and to increase the number of viable donor livers available for transplant, which could lead to shorter waiting lists for patients and lower mortality rates.
12 April 2018
Oxford is to take part in three new government-funded projects designed to help universities collaborate with each other, and with external organisations, to boost research commercialisation.
3 April 2018
Brainomix, a medical imaging company using artificial intelligence (AI) for the fast diagnosis and treatment of stroke victims, has attracted £7m ($9.8m) of investment to bring its software to the global healthcare market. The company was spun out from Oxford University research.
13 March 2018
The march towards replacing animals in drug testing with computer simulations has made another significant step forward, with the development of new software which can predict the possible cardiac side effects of taking a new drug.
12 March 2018
Woodford Investment Management leads round into OxSyBio, the second Oxford University spinout from Oxford Nanopore founder Hagan Bayley
6 March 2018
South Korean and Chinese investors join round into Oxford University spinout developing cancer vaccines.
7 February 2018
Health Data Research UK is awarding £30 million funding to six sites across the UK, including the University of Oxford, to address challenging healthcare issues through use of data science.
5 February 2018
The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) awarded £4 million to enable state-of-the-art psychological therapy to be delivered via virtual reality (VR) in the NHS, in a project that brings together a team of NHS trusts, universities, a mental health charity, the Royal College of Art, and a University of Oxford spin-out company.
26 January 2018
Experts in Med Tech Regulation and Surgical Technologies join the Medical Sciences Division Industry Experts in Residence Scheme.
15 January 2018
Vaccitech, an Oxford University spinout company developing a universal flu vaccine, among other vaccine-related products, has secured £20 million in Series A financing.
10 January 2018
The University of Oxford, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Patient experience healthcare company Oneview Healthcare have signed a research and development (R&D) agreement for clinical pathways, following the success of a Prostate Cancer Pathway pilot.
3 January 2018
The results of the University's Innovation Photography competition have been announced, with two winners from the Medical Sciences Division.
7 December 2017
A new paper published today by the Oxford Martin School calls for ‘open science’ approaches to drug discovery and offers ways forward that would transform how the medical challenges of this century could be addressed more efficiently.