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Category Archives: Research

ADVICE TO MUMS WITH COVID-19 THIS WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK

As part of World Breastfeeding Week, running from Sunday 1 to Saturday 7 August, Oxford University Hospitals are launching a campaign to reassure breastfeeding women they can continue to breastfeed if they get COVID-19. With the number of COVID-19 infections rising, in particular among people in their thirties, the OUH Infant Feeding Team and Oxfordshire […]

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Research programme tackling COVID-19 variants of concern receives funding boost

 A gift from the Red Avenue Foundation will enable the expansion of a major research programme aimed at rapidly identifying and interrogating emerging COVID-19 variants. The funding will support a multidisciplinary team of scientists from the University of Oxford and the Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust as they continuously assess new COVID-19 variants, […]

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Oxford vaccine reaches one billion doses released

The University of Oxford’s and our partners AstraZeneca have today announced that one billion doses of the ChAdOx1 nCov-19 coronavirus vaccine have been released, to more than 170 countries, marking a key milestone as part of the University and AstraZeneca’s joint vision to make the available to the world, on a not-for-profit basis for the […]

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Two doses of vaccine offer same protection from COVID as prior infection, study finds

Two doses of either the Pfizer or Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine offer similar protection against symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection to that coming from natural immunity after infection, an ongoing study of healthcare workers has found. None of the 1,456 healthcare workers at Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust who had received two vaccines had a symptomatic infection […]

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PRINCIPLE trial finds antibiotics azithromycin and doxycycline not generally effective treatments for COVID-19

In March 2020, the UK-wide Platform Randomised trial of INterventions against COVID-19 In older people (PRINCIPLE) trial was established as a flexible, platform randomised clinical trial to test a range of potential treatments for COVID-19 that might be suitable for use in the community to help people recover more quickly and prevent the need for […]

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Oxford researchers awarded funding to unlock disease biology

Oxford Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) is a key member of a new EUbOPEN consortium which has been awarded funding from the Innovative Medicines Initiative to develop openly available chemical tools for understanding human biology. The Oxford Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC) is a key member of a new consortium, “Enabling and Unlocking biology in the Open” (EUbOPEN), which […]

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Institute of Public Care

The Institute of Public Care was established in 1987 and is part of Oxford Brookes University. As an outstanding university institute we work with our clients to deliver better health and social care outcomes. We use our professional experience and academic rigour to drive improvement and innovation and to generate new learning for the benefit […]

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