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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How academic research and industry innovation can be integrated to create an innovation pipeline that matches health system needs

The HSR UK conference is being held between 1-3 July 2020 Chair: Professor Gary A Ford, CBE, FMedSci, Vice Chair AHSN Network; CEO, Oxford Academic Health Science Network; Consultant Physician, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; Professor of Stroke Medicine, University of Oxford Presenters:  Professor Eileen Kaner – Director, NIHR ARC North East and North […]