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Oncology open day 2019

Oncology Open Day 2019

Department Events Outreach

How does the Department attract passionate and bright talent when it doesn’t teach undergraduates? There are no ‘home grown’ students eager to become next year’s doctoral students.

Atoms of chocolate

ATOMs of Chocolate

Outreach Public Engagement

On Sat 23 March, four members of the Department of Oncology set out bars of chocolate on a table in the Market Square in Abingdon. Our aim? To introduce passers-by to some key concepts in radiotherapy.

New molecular fibres may help cells repair dna

New 'molecular fibres' may help cells repair DNA

DNA Damage & Repair Research

Research by the DNA Damage & Disease research group has for the first time observed molecular fibres that may hold together sections of broken DNA in mitosis.

Study suggests immune system plays key role in survival after pancreatic cancer surgery

Study suggests immune system plays key role in survival after pancreatic cancer surgery

Immunology Research

Researchers in Oxford have found that an individual’s immune system – and in particular the presence of T-cells amongst tumour cells - may play an important role in survival after surgery to remove pancreatic cancer.

10 year partnership with genesis care

10-Year Partnership with Genesis Care

Clinical Trials Innovation Research

GenesisCare and the University of Oxford establish innovative 10-year research partnership to improve diagnosis and care for people with cancer.

New director of the mrc oxford institute for radiation oncology

New Director of the MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology

Awards & Appointments Research

The Department of Oncology is pleased to announce that Professor Amato J Giaccia has been appointed as the new Director of the MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology (OIRO).

Characterising an insulin like growth factor igf signature for early detection risk reduction of cancer

Characterising an insulin-like growth factor (IGF) signature for early detection/risk reduction of cancer

Awards & Appointments Metabolism Research

Researchers in the Department of Oncology have secured funding to characterise an insulin-like growth factor (IGF) signature for early detection and risk reduction of cancer.

Modified virus used to kill cancer cells

Modified virus used to kill cancer cells

Research

Scientists from the Department of Oncology have equipped a virus that kills carcinoma cells with a protein so it can also target and kill adjacent cells that are tricked into shielding the cancer from the immune system.

Employer award from science oxford

Employer Award from Science Oxford

Athena SWAN Awards & Appointments Public Engagement

The Department of Oncology has been awarded a Bronze Employer Award from Science Oxford for our contributions to STEM week in 2018.

Oxford secures innovate uk funding to use ai to improve diagnosis

Oxford secures Innovate UK funding to use AI to improve diagnosis

Artificial Intelligence Funding Research

Greg Clark, UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), will confirm today (Tuesday 6 November) that UK Research and Innovation will invest £10million in the National Consortium of Intelligent Medical Imaging (NCIMI), to be led from Oxford University as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Andrew blackford and simon lord become the first against breast cancer research fellows at oriel college

Andrew Blackford and Simon Lord become the first Against Breast Cancer Research Fellows at Oriel College

Awards & Appointments General

Department of Oncology researchers Dr Andrew Blackford and Dr Simon Lord have been appointed as Fellows of Oriel College.

Dr serena lucotti receives italy made me prize

Dr Serena Lucotti receives 'Italy Made Me' prize

Awards & Appointments Radiation-Immune Interactions Research

Congratulations to Dr Serena Lucotti, who has been awarded 'Italy Made Me' prize for her DPhil project.

Uniq summer school 2018

UNIQ Summer School 2018

General Outreach Teaching

In July, the Department of Oncology was involved in the UNIQ Summer school, which is run as part of the University of Oxford’s programme to increase diversity amongst students and is a committed supporter of making Oxford accessible to everyone.

Congratulations to student prize winners

Congratulations to student prize winners

Department Events Research

The 6th Annual Oncology Student Symposium was held at St Anne’s College, for the second time, on Monday, 9 July.

Dr xiao wan awarded nc3rs fellowship

Dr Xiao Wan awarded NC3Rs fellowship

Awards & Appointments Research

Congratulations to Dr Xiao Wan from Professor Eric O’Neill’s group for her success in obtaining an NC3Rs Training Fellowship for ‘Developing human organotypic perfused bioreactors for physiologically reproducible therapeutic compound screening of a tumour microenvironment’.

Grant success for pancreatic cancer research

Grant success for pancreatic cancer research

Funding Research Tumour Microenvironment

Congratulations to Dr Bart Cornelissen of the CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology who has secured a £200k grant from UK medical research charity, Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF).

Stem for britain silver medal success for james larkin

STEM for Britain silver medal success for James Larkin

Research

Dr James Larkin, a postdoctoral researcher from Nicola Sibson’s lab in the CRUK/MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Biology, has won a silver medal in 2018 STEM for Britain, a Parliamentary poster competition that gives researchers the chance to present their work to policymakers and politicians and discuss their work with local MPs.

Medical research council grant success for peter mchugh

Medical Research Council grant success for Peter McHugh

DNA Damage & Repair Funding

Associate Professor Peter McHugh of the Department of Oncology has been awarded a 4 year grant from the Medical Research Council.

Peter mchugh awarded cruk grant to investigate how cancel cells resist treatment

Peter McHugh awarded CRUK grant to investigate how cancel cells resist treatment

DNA Damage & Repair Funding

The 5-year programme award will support research on the DNA repair mechanisms that protect cancer cells from therapy, informing the development of future therapies.

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