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The University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division has a variety of internal funds which it can deploy to support research. Explore projects which have previously received funding from the Wellcome ISSF, John Fell Fund, and MRC Confidence in Concept.

What makes a good project? 

Listen to the Deputy Head of the Medical Sciences Division, Professor Matthew Wood, discuss what makes a good application for MSD internal funds to support, and where to look for more information. 

Interview transcript

funded projects 

Makena/MarshESTABLISHING THE AFRICA OXFORD INITIATIVE

Professor Kevin Marsh (Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine) successfully applied to the Wellcome ISSF for a grant to establish a platform for collaboration between the University of Oxford and African institutions, coordinated by Dr Anne Makena. 

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StaggDEVELOPING WORLD-CLASS HUMAN NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL RESOURCES AT OXFORD

Professor Charlie Stagg (Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences) received grants from Wellcome ISSF and the John Fell Fund to establish new neurophysiological facilities in Oxford. 

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GoberdhanExosome switching, a new mechanism in cancer biology

Professor Deborah Goberdhan (Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics) received money from the John Fell Fund to support her work investigating exosome switching, a cell mechanism discovered by her team. 

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NairInvestigating the feasibility of an obstetric surveillance and research system in Assam, India

Dr Manisha Nair (Nuffield Department of Population Health) received a grant from the John Fell Fund to support her feasibility project. 

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Reyes-SandovalDeveloping a novel dengue vaccine

Professor Arturo Reyes-Sandoval (Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine) was awarded Medical Research Council Confidence in Concept funding for his project to develop a new vaccine against dengue fever. 

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VasudevanModulating circadian rhythm disruption

Dr Sridhar Vasudevan (Department of Pharmacology) received Medical Research Council Confidence in Concept funding to investigate a series of drugs which could be used to modulate and treat circadian rhythm disorders. 

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WarnabyDEVELOPING SLOW-WAVE ACTIVITY SATURATION As a MARKer of DEPTH OF ANAESTHESIA

Dr Katie Warnaby (Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences) received Medical Research Council Confidence in Concept funding to develop a new technique for measuring depth of anaesthesia. 

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