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Oxford spin out partners with J&J to transform lung cancer treatment

Optellum, a lung health start-up in Oxford, aims to redefine early interception of lung cancer using artificial intelligence (AI) decision support software. Optellum, a lung-health AI company in Oxford has entered a strategic collaboration with the Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson. Through the collaboration, Optellum will apply its AI-powered clinical decision support platform with […]

STUDY PRESENTS FIRST FINDINGS ON BLOOD CLOTTING AFTER COVID-19 VACCINATION

National researchers have determined the case definition criteria for the diagnosis of patients with vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (VITT), a new thrombotic syndrome associated with the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccination. The paper, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, looks at symptoms, signs and outcomes of the first 220 UK cases of VITT. The research […]

New research on preventing infant deaths due to neonatal sepsis

Information about the most effective antibiotics to use in low and middle income countries (LMICs) for neonatal sepsis has been discovered uniquely combining epidemiological, genomic and pharmacodynamic data. The research could be applied to potentially save many lives globally by increasing the effective treatment – currently neonatal sepsis causes an estimated 2.5 million infant deaths […]

Oxford Brookes Professor honoured with fellowship of the British Academy

Professor David Knights from Oxford Brookes Business School has been elected Fellow of the British Academy, in recognition of his contribution to the humanities and social sciences. Professor Knights researches management education, organisation and leadership, gender and diversity, the body and ethics, identity and power, technology, and finance. His most recent research has focussed on the […]

OAHP Annual Report and case studies for 2020/2021

The OAHP has produced its first Annual Report with accompanying case studies and this has been submitted to NIHR.  It can be accessed Paper 4 Oxford Academic Health Partners AHSC Annual Report 2020-2021_FINAL The Report covers progress towards objectives and highlights the significant activities during the year.  The Case Studies cover@ Pandemic preparedness : responding […]

OAHP Charity Awards

The Oxford Academic Health Partners Charity has made a series of awards to staff and students across the partner organisations for the first time.  A total of just under £32,000 has been made available to 59 staff from Oxford Brookes, Oxford Health, Oxford University Hospitals and the University of Oxford. The Board of the Charity, […]

Oxford Cancer launched

Oxford Cancer launched Oxford Cancer is a new initiative at the University of Oxford, representing cancer research across the city of Oxford. Oxford Cancer facilitates and supports the application of University of Oxford and OUH research to tackle one of the biggest causes of death worldwide through multidisciplinary collaborations. As a strategic research theme, Oxford […]

Life Sciences Vision

The document Life Sciences Vision was published in early July and is available here life-sciences-vision July 2021 Professor Sir John Bell, chairman of the OAHP Board, played a leading role in its development and in the introduction from Prime Minister Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, he says “I cannot think of a time when we […]

SUPPORT FOR OXFORD TO BRING HIGH COVID-19 CASES DOWN

Oxford is to be given rapid additional support by central government including increased testing and help to maximise vaccine uptake given that COVID-19 cases remain at unprecedented levels in the city. People aged 18 to 29 in Oxford City will now continue to be able to access recently introduced enhanced mobile COVID-19 testing facilities up […]

SPECIALIST AMBULANCES REVVING TO GO AT OUH AND UHS

New and modernised ambulances will help deliver enhanced care for babies and children needing emergency treatment at Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) and University Hospital Southampton (UHS). Seven new vehicles have recently (Thursday 1 July) come into service to support young patients needing specialist treatment at the Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) and Paediatric Intensive Care (PICU) […]