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We regret to say that the Doctoral Training Fellowship Scheme for Clinicians is not accepting applications for 2022/2023 entry, and it is unlikely to re-open for the foreseeable future.  Clinicians looking to do a DPhil at Oxford should explore other options here:




The following researchers are affiliated with this programme

Colin J Akerman

Professor of Neuroscience

Abtin Alvand

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Orthopaedic Surgery and Consultant Knee ...

Tal Arnon

Associate Professor

Frances Ashcroft

Research Professor

David Beard

Professor of Musculoskeletal and Surgical Science

David Bennett

Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology

Paul Bowness

Professor of Experimental Rheumatology

Christopher Buckley

Kennedy Professor of Translational Rheumatology and Director of Clinical ...

Zameel Cader

Director of the Oxford Headache Centre and Director of StemBANCC

Andrew Carr

Nuffield Professor of Orthopaedics

Barbara Casadei

British Heart Foundation (BHF) Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

Keith Channon

Field Marshal Earl Alexander Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Head of ...

Robin Choudhury

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

Alex Clarke

Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellow

Mark Coles

Professor of Immunology

Gary Collins

Professor of Medical Statistics and Director of CSM

Cyrus Cooper

Professor of Musculoskeletal Science, University of Oxford

Matthew Costa

Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

Cathy Creswell

Professor of Developmental Clinical Psychology

Peter Donnelly

Lynn Dustin

Professor of Immunology and Virology

Michael Dustin

Kennedy Trust Professor of Molecular Immunology

Claire Edwards

Professor of Bone Oncology

Nigel Emptage

Professor of Synaptic Pharmacology

Vanessa Ferreira

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

Russell Foster

Head of the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology and the Sleep and Circadian ...

Elaine Fox

Professor of Psychology & Affective Neuroscience

Daniel Freeman

Professor of Clinical Psychology

Fiona Powrie FRS

Professor of Musculoskeletal Sciences and Director of the Kennedy Institute

Lars Fugger

Professor of Neuroimmunology

Dominic Furniss

Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Antony Galione

Statutory Professor of Pharmacology

Richard Gibbons

Professor of Clinical Genetics

Siôn Glyn-Jones

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Philip Goulder

Professor of Immunology

Ulrike Gruneberg

Professor of Molecular Cell Biology

Audrey Gérard

Associate Professor

Mark Hankins

Professor of Visual Neuroscience

Maria Harkiolaki

Principal Beamline Scientist

Catherine Harmer

Associate Head of Department (People and Culture), Professor of Cognitive ...

Paul Harrison

Professor of Psychiatry; Associate Head of Department (Research)

Douglas Higgs

Emeritus Professor

Adrian Hill

Lakshmi Mittal and Family Professorship of Vaccinology

Georg Holländer

Hoffmann and Action Medical Research Professor of Developmental Medicine

Philippa Hulley

Associate Professor

Sarosh Irani

Collaborator, Oxford Autoimmune Neurology Group

Yoshi Itoh

Associate Professor and Principal Investigator Cell Migration Group

Kassim Javaid

Professor of Osteoporosis and Adult Rare Bone Diseases

Heidi Johansen-Berg

Director of the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging; Associate Head of ...

Luke Jostins

Sir Henry Dale Fellow

Fredrik Karpe

Professor of Metabolic Medicine

Paul Klenerman

Sidney Truelove Professor of Gastroenterology

Willem Kuyken

Sir John Ritblat Family Foundation Professor of Mindfulness and Psychological ...

Chris Lavy

Professor of Orthopaedic and Tropical Surgery and Consultant Orthopaedic and ...

Paul Leeson

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

Belinda Lennox

Head of Department

Victoria Bajo Lorenzana

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Raashid Luqmani

Professor of Rheumatology

Robert MacLaren

Professor of Ophthalmology

Peter J. Magill

MRC Programme Leader

Masliza Mahmod

Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

Jane McKeating

Adam Mead

Professor of Haematology

Kim Midwood

Professor of Matrix Biology

Thomas Milne

Professor of Haematology

Jelena Bezbradica Mirkovic

Associate Professor of Immunology

Claudia Monaco

Professor of Cardiovascular Inflammation

David Murray

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Jagdeep Nanchahal

Professor of Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Claus Nerlov

Professor of Stem Cell Biology

Stefan Neubauer

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

Charles Newton

Cheryl & Reece Scott Professor of Psychiatry

Chris Norbury

Professor of Molecular Pathology

Chris O'Callaghan

Udo Oppermann

Professor of Molecular Biology

Antony Palmer

Senior Clinical Research Fellow and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Rebecca Park

Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist

Kyle Pattinson

Senior Clinical Research Fellow

Sir Andrew Pollard

Ashall Professor of Infection & Immunity

Andrew Price

Professor of Orthopaedics Surgery

Daniel Prieto-Alhambra

Professor of Pharmaco- and Device Epidemiology

Amar Rangan

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Peter Ratcliffe

Jonathan Rees

Head of Department - NDORMS

Paul Riley

BHF Professor of Regenerative Medicine & Chair of Development and Cell Biology

Peter Robbins

Professor of Physiology

Irene Roberts

Emeritus Professor of Paediatric Haematology

Patrik Rorsman

Professor of Diabetic Medicine

Paul Salkovskis


Stephen Sansom

Associate Professor

Anna Schuh

Director of Molecular Diagnostics

Andrew Sharott

MRC Programme Leader

Michael Sharpe

Emeritus Professor of Psychological Medicine

Rebeccah Slater

Professor of Paediatric Neuroscience

Matthew Snape

Professor in Paediatrics and Vaccinology

Charlotte Stagg

Professor of Human Neurophysiology

Simon Stanworth

Professor of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine

Alan Stein

Emeritus Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Kevin Talbot

Head of Department and Professor of Motor Neuron Biology

Peter Taylor

Norman Collisson Professor of Musculoskeletal Sciences

George Tofaris

Professor of Neurology and Translational Neuroscience

Irene Tracey

Professor Anaesthetic Neuroscience

Martin Turner

Professor of Clinical Neurology & Neuroscience

Irina Udalova

Professor of Molecular Immunology

Holm Uhlig

Professor of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Group Head / PI and Hon Consultant ...

Anton van der Merwe

Tonia Vincent

Professor of Musculoskeletal Biology & Honorary rheumatologist

Paresh Vyas

Professor of Haematology

Vladyslav Vyazovskiy

Professor of Sleep Physiology

Richard Wade-Martins

Professor of Molecular Neuroscience

Hugh Watkins

Radcliffe Professor of Medicine

Kate Watkins

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience

Andrew Wilkie

Nuffield Professor of Pathology

Richard Williams


Matthew Wood

Professor of Neuroscience

Kanmin Xue

Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellow

Application Deadline

Closed to applications for 2022-23 entry.