News

The incredible research done here in Oxford is consistently making front page news across the world. Please see some of the highlights of our excellent work below.

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Focussed ultrasound and nanomedicine offer new hope for improving effects of cancer drugs

Researchers have made a breakthrough in more precisely targeting…
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Prognostic biomarkers discovered for patients with malignant pleural effusion

In a collaboration spanning multiple departments within Oxford…
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AstraZeneca - Oxford collaborative Symposium September 2018 - Registration open

We are delighted to announce a partnership symposium between…

New initiative with the Synthetic Biology CDT

New initiative with the Synthetic Biology CDT

Cancer Research UK Oxford Centre Announces Prof. Xin Lu as New Co-Director

The Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Xin Lu as Co-Director of the Centre.

Simon Leedham awarded the Cancer Research UK Future Leaders in Cancer Research Prize

Today at the NCRI Annual Conference Professor Simon Leedham was…

Oxford University scientist developing new treatments to tackle breast cancer that has spread to the brain

Professor Nicola Sibson of the Department of Oncology has been awarded a grant worth almost £200,000 by research charity Breast Cancer Now to fund cutting-edge research to uncover novel treatment combinations to control breast cancer that has spread to the brain.

John Findlay wins Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS) Prize

John Findlay wins Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS) prize for his presentation ’Staging gastric cancer with 18F-FDG PET-CT identifies frequent unsuspected metastases and patients of high risk of incurable disease, early recurrence and death’

From bench to bedside in two years: collaborative science opens the way for a new drug for bowel cancer patients across the UK

Today a new drug will become available for patients with bowel cancer as part of a national clinical trial; based on a scientific discovery made only two years ago at the University of Oxford.