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Medical Sciences Division

The Division comprises over 2200 academics and staff, 800 graduate students and 900 undergraduates; about 350 NHS Clinicians and GPs contribute to our teaching activities. In total over 2500 individuals are involved in research.
Medical sciences research at Oxford has maintained its pre-eminent standing, as demonstrated by the results of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). Analysis of the preliminary results published in December 2008 places Oxford medical sciences research as being of the highest quality in the UK in four separate medical science disciplines.

Series associated with Medical Sciences Division

A Good Science Read
A Splash of Colour
Africa Oxford Initiative
Autoimmune Disease
Big Questions - with Oxford Sparks
Calleva Research Centre
Cancer
Cancer in the Developing World
Career Equality Talks
Centre for Personalised Medicine
Children's Language and Literacy Impairments
Combined Medical-Surgical Grand Rounds
CortexCast - A Neuroscience Podcast
Crossing Boundaries
Diabetes and Obesity
Epidemics and Vaccines
Ethics and Early Intervention in Mental Health: Promoting Change through Research
Evidence-Based Health Care
Families for the Treatment of Hereditary MND (FATHoM) Oxford Meeting
Families for the Treatment of Hereditary Motor Neuron Disease
Genetics
Global Health
Gut Instinct: GI research update
Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX)
History of Tropical Medicine at Oxford
HIV
IDEAL Collaboration Conference 2016
Immunology
Inside WIMM (Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford)
Inspiring Women in Science
Issues in Bioethics - Oxford Bioethics Network
Journey of a Molecular Detective; David Sherratt
Lectures in Pharmacology
Let's talk e-cigarettes
Malaria
Malaria Atlas Project
McMichael Symposium
Medical Sciences
Mental Health Interventions for Refugee Children
Musical Abstracts
NDM International Activities
NDM Public Engagement
NDM Units
Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Nuffield Department of Medicine, Meet our Students
OPDC: Progress in Parkinson's Research.
Our Mental Wellness
Oxford Biomedical Research
Oxford Sparks: bringing science to life
Primary Care Health Sciences
Psychiatry
Public Health and Epidemiology (Richard Doll Seminars)
Public Lecture Podcasts from the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics
Recollecting Oxford Medicine: Oral Histories
Research Integrity
Research Topics in Biomedical Sciences
Revolutionary Biology
Science in Ten
Science with Sanjula
Surgical Grand Rounds Lectures
Tackling Health Challenges
The Future of Science Symposium
The New Psychology of Depression
The Oxford Colloquy
Translational and Clinical
Translational Health Sciences
Translational Medicine
Trust the Evidence
Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia: Oxford ARUK Public Open Day
Unpacking the Fundamentals of Global Health: Towards a New Generation of Leadership
Vaccine Research at Oxford
Vaccines - From Concept to Clinic with Oxford Sparks
Weatherall lecture
Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging (WIN) Podcast
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
Women in Medical Science
# Episode Title Description People Date
1182 A Good Science Read: How everything works Dr Roger Highfield joins Professor Frances Ashcroft to discuss Pain: A Ladybird Expert book by Irene Tracey and A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson. Frances Ashcroft, Roger Highfield 14 May 2024
1181 A Good Science Read: How humans changed the landscape and ourselves Professor Peter Burge joins Professor Frances Ashcroft to discuss Dust: The Modern World in a Trillion Particles by Jay Owens and The Species that Changed Itself or How prosperity reshaped humanity by Edwin Gale. Frances Ashcroft, Peter Burge 30 Apr 2024
1180 Healthcare Within a Humanitarian Crisis: Experiences from Gaza Mr Khaled Dawas shares his recent experiences of working in Gaza as a surgeon providing emergency care. Khaled Dawas, Brenda Kelly, Jane Crawley 29 Apr 2024
1179 Creative Commons April 2024 Jaqueline Avila Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research interview Jaqueline Avila. Jaqueline Avila, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson 29 Apr 2024
1178 Artificial Intelligence and Health Security, managing the risks Professor Karl Roberts, University of New England, NSW, Australia gives a talk on generative AI and large language models as applied to healthcare. Karl Roberts 17 Apr 2024
1177 A Good Science Read: Evolution - from Fossils to Finches Professor Paul Smith and Professor Frances Ashcroft discuss Wonderful Life by Stephen Jay Gould and The Beak of the Finch by Jonathan Weiner. Frances Ashcroft, Paul Smith 16 Apr 2024
1176 Politics, Innovation and Change: The Path to Net Zero Professor Nick Watts explores net zero in the context of health care. Nick Watts 03 Apr 2024
1175 A Good Science Read: The Secret Life of the Cuckoo Professor Richard Boyd joins Professor Frances Ashcroft to discuss Cuckoo - Cheating by Nature by Nick Davies. Frances Ashcroft, Richard Boyd 01 Apr 2024
1174 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Prof. Peter Openshaw Professor Peter Openshaw discusses Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (RSV). RSV is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms in most adults but it is the leading cause of hospitalisation in babies Andrew Pollard, Peter Openshaw 28 Mar 2024
1173 Creative Commons March 2024 Ian Pope Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research interview Ian Pope. Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson, Ian Pope 26 Mar 2024
1172 Motor neurone disease and iPSCs - Dr. Björn Vahsen In this episode, Katy interviews Björn Vahsen to discuss his ongoing research on Motor neurone disease using iPSCs to co-culture microglia and motor neurons. Katherine Willard, Björn Vahsen, Neddy Kareha 20 Mar 2024
1171 A Good Science Read: The importance of Mathematics and Engineering Professor Marcus du Sautoy joins Professor Frances Ashcroft to discuss A Mathematician’s Apology by GH Hardy and Exactly: How Engineers Created the Modern World by Simon Winchester. Frances Ashcroft, Marcus du Sautoy 18 Mar 2024
1170 Creative Commons February 2024 Reto Auer Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research interview Reto Auer, Bern University, Switzerland. Reto Auer, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson 07 Mar 2024
1169 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Sir Jeremy Farrar Sir Andrew Pollard talks to Sir Jeremy Farrar, Chief Scientist at the World Health Organisation and previously the director of The Wellcome Trust in the UK. Andrew Pollard, Jeremy Farrar 04 Mar 2024
1168 A Good Science Read: The Story of Penicillin Professor Matthew Freeman and Professor Frances Ashcroft discuss "The Mould in Dr Florey's Coat" by Eric Lax Frances Ashcroft, Matthew Freeman 04 Mar 2024
1167 Beware - Understanding Evidence in Global Health Caesar asks the questions of Proochista and they discuss the importance of, and limitations to, using evidence in global health decision making and the need to be aware of all the factors that influence global health, not just data. Proochista Ariana, Caesar Atuire 27 Feb 2024
1166 Breaking Down Barriers in Global Health Proochista and Caesar discuss the barriers preventing equity in global health and how knowledge and expertise need to be redefined in order for global health decision making to be properly inclusive. Proochista Ariana, Caesar Atuire 27 Feb 2024
1165 A Good Science Read Professor Frances Ashcroft gives a short introduction to this exciting new series Frances Ashcroft 27 Feb 2024
1164 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Sir Peter Horby Sir Andrew Pollard talks to Sir Peter Horby, Professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Director of the Pandemic Sciences Institute at Oxford. He is Co-Chief investigator of the RECOVERY trial of drug treatments for COVID. Andrew Pollard, Peter Horby 02 Feb 2024
1163 Creative Commons January 2024 Cara Murphy Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research interview Cara Murphy, Brown University, USA. Cara Murphy, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson 31 Jan 2024
1162 Creative Commons Sleep and Scents - Dr. Julia Harris In this episode, we interview Dr. Julia Harris to discuss her ongoing research on sleep utilising the olfactory system. Julia Harris, Neddy Kareha, Katherine Willard 29 Jan 2024
1161 What is Partnership in Global Health? A discussion of how interdependence and collaboration in global health evolves into partnerships and whether these partnerships are equitable with all participants sharing the benefits. Proochista Ariana, Caesar Atuire 12 Jan 2024
1160 Decolonization in Global Health Proochista and Caesar discuss the key features of colonization and how decolonization is trying to roll back the negative effects of colonization to create fair and equal global health for today. Proochista Ariana, Caesar Atuire 12 Jan 2024
1159 Introduction An introduction to the series. Proochista Ariana 12 Jan 2024
1158 Prashant Warier and Qure.ai Integrating Artificial Intelligence in medical imaging for increased accuracy, accessibility, and affordability. Prashant Warier 12 Jan 2024
1157 Anna Shuh and Seren Offering a 10$ DNA based diagnostic test for blood disorders and cancer. Anna Shuh 12 Jan 2024
1156 Bahbak Miremadi and Elephant Health Implementing a digital platform for essential health packages and universal health coverage. Bahbak Miremadi 12 Jan 2024
1155 Maximilian Mancini and Ilara Health Developing a franchise offering for primary health centres in Kenya. Maximilian Mancini 12 Jan 2024
1154 Valentina Milanova and Daye Using tampons for STI diagnosis and pain period treatment. Valentina Milanova 12 Jan 2024
1153 Conrad Tankou and GICMED Use of smart speculum device to screen and diagnose cervical cancer in Cameroon. Conrad Tankou 12 Jan 2024
1152 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Uğur Şahin Sir Andrew Pollard talks to Uğur Şahin. Şahin is a German oncologist and immunologist. He is the co-founder and CEO of BioNTech, which developed one of the major COVID-19 vaccines. Andrew Pollard, Uğur Şahin 21 Dec 2023
1151 Creative Commons Social enterprisers and their role in addressing future challenges Adopting a critical perspective, Dr Orsolya Ihasz outlines what makes social enterprisers valuable, and how could they contribute to the creation of important services and products to marginalised and disenfranchised communities. Orsolya Ihasz 12 Dec 2023
1150 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in Resource-Constrained Settings: A Case Study of Ghana Dr Brian Adu Asare discusses Health Technology Assessment (HTA) using Ghana as a case study. Brian Adu Asare 12 Dec 2023
1149 Creative Commons What kind of a problem is loneliness? Studying technology to understand policy concerns This talk by Dr Gemma Hughes is intended to show how problems, such as loneliness, can be understood and researched in multiple ways. Gemma Hughes 12 Dec 2023
1148 Creative Commons Social enterprisers and their role in addressing future challenges Adopting a critical perspective, Dr Orsolya Ihasz outlines what makes social enterprisers valuable, and how could they contribute to the creation of important services and products to marginalised and disenfranchised communities. Orsolya Ihasz 08 Dec 2023
1147 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in Resource-Constrained Settings: A Case Study of Ghana Dr Brian Adu Asare discusses Health Technology Assessment (HTA) using Ghana as a case study. Brian Adu Asare 08 Dec 2023
1146 Creative Commons What kind of a problem is loneliness? Studying technology to understand policy concerns This talk by Dr Gemma Hughes is intended to show how problems, such as loneliness, can be understood and researched in multiple ways. Gemma Hughes 08 Dec 2023
1145 Creative Commons E-cigarette marketing and the effects on young people and adults, with Eve Taylor Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss cigarette packaging, flavours and brand names with Eve Taylor, King's College London. Eve Taylor, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson 29 Nov 2023
1144 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Sir Pascal Soriot Sir Andrew Pollard talks to Sir Pascal Soriot, the CEO of AstraZeneca about their pandemic partnership to develop the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine. Over three billion vaccines have been delivered, saving six and a half million lives. Andrew Pollard, Pascal Soriot 27 Nov 2023
1143 Recovering Movement - Charlotte Stagg In this episode with Professor Charlotte Stagg, we talk about non-invasive brain stimulation techniques used to understand how the brain adapts to new challenges in the recovery of motor function after stroke. Neddy Kareha, Charlotte Stagg, Ritika Mukherji, Katherine Willard 22 Nov 2023
1142 October 2023 Natalie Walker Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research interview Associate Professor Natalie Walker from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson, Natalie Walker 02 Nov 2023
1141 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Prof. Eddie Holmes Professor Eddie Holmes, who co-authored the publication of the genome sequence of SARS-CoV-2 through work with colleagues in Wuhan, China speaks to Professor Andrew Pollard about his scientific career and this pivotal pandemic work. Andrew Pollard, Eddie Holmes 30 Oct 2023
1140 Evidence-based dentistry: The building of the Dental Fact Box repository – OHA! An introduction to OHA!, a tool currently being developed which aims to assist dentists in accessing the most reliable evidence regarding the effectiveness of common dental treatments. Paulo Nadanovsky 12 Oct 2023
1139 Snoozing Fruitflies In this episode with Dr Sarnataro, we explore techniques used during his recent PhD to investigate the mitochondrial dynamics in neurons of sleeping fruitflies. Raffaele also offers advice on how to make the most of an Oxford PhD position. Ritika Mukherji, Raffaele Sarnataro, Neddy Kareha, Katherine Willard 06 Oct 2023
1138 Creative Commons September 2023 Andrea Leinberger-Jabari Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research and Ailsa Butler interviews Andrea Leinberger-Jabari from the Public Health Research Center at New York University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Andrea Leinberger-Jabari, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson, Ailsa Butler 26 Sep 2023
1137 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Prof. Maheshi Ramasamy Andrew Pollard talks to Professor Maheshi Ramasamy about her pandemic work as a hospital consultant treating extremely sick patients in intensive care. They also discuss her research career in vaccines and infectious diseases. Maheshi Ramasamy, Andrew Pollard 21 Sep 2023
1136 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Shabir Madhi Shabir Madhi Professor of Vaccinology at the University of the Witwatersrand,Johannesburg, South Africa discusses the effect of the global pandemic on Africa and his work on COVID-19 vaccines. Andrew Pollard, Shabir Madhi 07 Sep 2023
1135 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Professor Adam Finn Sir Andrew and Professor Adam Finn discuss his work as paediatrician specialising in infectious diseases. They discuss the pandemic as it affected children and the different responses to the disease in adults and children. Andrew Pollard, Adam Finn 16 Aug 2023
1134 The Moving Brain with Dr. Andrew Peters We met with Dr Andrew Peters (a new PI) to discuss his career in neuroscience so far studying movement in the brain. By combining multiple modern techniques, Andy interrogates global circuits during motor learning and behaviour. Katherine Willard, Neddy Kareha, Ritika Mukherji 01 Aug 2023
1133 Season 2 Trailer The trailer for the second season of CortexCast. Neddy Kareha, Katherine Willard, Ritika Mukherji 01 Aug 2023
1132 Creative Commons July 2023 Joanna Streck Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research and interview Assistant Professor Joanna Streck from Massachusetts General Hospital, USA. Joanna Streck, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson 26 Jul 2023
1131 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Sir Patrick Vallance Sir Andrew Pollard & Sir Patrick Vallance discuss the COVID-19 pandemic. He shares insights into his medical career and vital work during the pandemic as Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK government. Patrick Vallance, Andrew Pollard 20 Jul 2023
1130 Creative Commons June 2023 Sarah Pratt Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research and interview Associate Sarah Pratt, Department of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth University, New Hampshire, USA. Sarah Pratt, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce 17 Jul 2023
1129 PITCH-2 study Protective Immunity from T Cells to Covid-19 in Health Workers - 2 PITCH-2 (Protective Immunity from T cell Cells in Healthcare workers) is an exciting project that seeks to understand the role of T cell immunity in protection against the COVID-19 in healthcare workers. Susanna Dunachie 13 Jul 2023
1128 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Dame Sarah Gilbert Dame Sarah Gilbert, Professor of Vaccinology at Oxford University, talks about her life in science and her work with a talented and dedicated team at Oxford in developing and testing the Oxford–AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19. Sarah Gilbert 30 Jun 2023
1127 Creative Commons Speedy or sloppy?: The opportunities and challenges of rapid qualitative research Using a variety of examples of fast and slow qualitative research this talk explores the affordances of rapid methods, and help researchers decide if and where to use them in their own work. Anna Dowrick 30 Jun 2023
1126 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Dame Louise Richardson DBE FRSE Dame Louise Richardson, discusses navigating Oxford University through the tumultuous peak of the global pandemic and her career as an Irish political scientist whose expertise lies in the study of terrorism. Louise Richardson 23 Jun 2023
1125 Series 2 Episode 8 - Navigating a genetic diagnosis What might it be like to navigate a genetic diagnosis and share it with family members? We talk to Julie Young from the CanGene CanVar patient reference panel about her experience. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Julie Young 12 Jun 2023
1124 Creative Commons Realist inquiry in global health practice: trials, tribulations (& triumphs?) Dr Sara Van Belle, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp gives a talk on the practice of realist inquiry in global health. Sara Van Belle 08 Jun 2023
1123 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Professor Neil Ferguson Sir Andrew Pollard's podcast features Professor Neil Ferguson, an expert in the mathematical modelling of infectious diseases. They discuss how mathematical models help understand disease transmission, vaccines, and immunity. Andrew Pollard, Neil Ferguson 28 May 2023
1122 May 2023 Matthew Carpenter Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research and interview Professor Matthew Carpenter, Medical University of South Carolina, USA. Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson, Matthew Carpenter 24 May 2023
1121 Creative Commons Testing usability and impact of the OxRisk prediction models Professor Seena Fazel, University of Oxford gives a talk on recent advances in prognostic modelling in psychiatry. Seena Fazel 22 May 2023
1120 Creative Commons Alcohol and cardiovascular disease: Is moderate drinking really beneficial for cardiovascular disease? Dr Derrick Bennett, University of Oxford gives a talk on the epidemiological evidence of alcohol and cardiovascular disease. Derrick Bennett 22 May 2023
1119 The Pandemic People: Fergus Walsh Journalist Fergus Walsh talks about covering disease outbreaks & his medical journalism career. Accuracy, fact-checking, and communicating complex scientific findings are important to him. He discusses this passion for reliable information with Sir Andrew Andrew Pollard, Fergus Walsh 19 May 2023
1118 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Dame Jennifer Margaret Harries DBE Dame Jennifer Harries shares insights on her career, family influence, and managing public health threats with Sir Andrew Pollard. Highlights include Salisbury novichok incident preparedness, COVID19 response efforts. Andrew Pollard, Jennifer Harries 19 May 2023
1117 Creative Commons Series 2 Episode 7 - Why research regulation falls short in genomic medicine As a society, we tend to focus a lot on risk and try to control it through regulation - but how well does that work for ensuring ethical practice in genomics? We talk to Dr Kate Lyle about her research on this topic. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Kate Lyle 02 May 2023
1116 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Professor Wendy Barclay In conversation with Sir Andrew Pollard, Professor Wendy Barclay, a renowned virologist, discusses viruses' crucial role in pandemics. Andrew Pollard, Wendy Barclay 17 Apr 2023
1115 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Sir John Irving Bell Sir Andrew Pollard & Sir John Bell discuss COVID-19 pandemic in China, Oxford Univ. & AstraZeneca's vaccine efforts. Bell highlights global response, data sharing, Oxford's vaccine expertise & diagnostic testing. Andrew Pollard, John Bell 16 Apr 2023
1114 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Dame Catherine Elizabeth Bingham Kate Bingham, a British venture capitalist, discussed her role in the UK's COVID-19 vaccine rollout and her leadership of the vaccine task force and the importance of diplomacy in the global fight against COVID-19. Andrew Pollard, Kate Bingham 15 Apr 2023
1113 Creative Commons Evidence in Women's Health: Coil contraceptive - what is it and what are the potential harms for women? In this episode EBHC DPhil Director, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Dr. Anne Marie Boylan discuss intrauterine contraception commonly known as the coil. Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Anne-Marie Boylan, Neda Taghinejadi, Megan Carter 23 Mar 2023
1112 Creative Commons The medical occupational outcomes of military mental health patients. A closed-cohort study Surgeon Commander Charlotte Evans is Royal Navy Hudson Visiting Fellow at St. Anthony's College and gave a talk about her dissertation work in relation to military mental health patients. Charlotte Evans 08 Mar 2023
1111 Series 2 Episode 6 - Diversifying genomics What are the ethical challenges with diversifying genomic data? We talk to Faranak Hardcastle about her work exploring this. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Faranak Hardcastle 07 Mar 2023
1110 Understanding the impact of diet on health - Dr Keren Papier Have you wondered why something like red wine can be good for you according to one scientific paper, but bad for you in another? In this podcast, Dr Keren Papier explains how diet affects our health and why it is difficult to get accurate answers. Sanjula Singh, Keren Papier 20 Feb 2023
1109 Creative Commons Evidence in Women's Health: Evaluating a community singing intervention for postnatal depression Dr Alexandra Burton reports on the SHAPER-PND study exploring singing's effect on postnatal depression in new mothers Alexandra Burton 10 Feb 2023
1108 Reducing the risk of self-harm and suicide - Professor Keith Hawton Professor Keith Hawton discusses how we can help to prevent people from self-harming and dying by suicide at both an individual and population level. Keith Hawton, Sanjula Singh 01 Feb 2023
1107 Tackling racism and inequalities in healthcare - Dr Mehrunisha Suleman Dr Mehrunisha Suleman talks about why tackling racism and inequalities in health and healthcare is so important, drawing on her research and experiences. Mehrunisha Suleman, Sanjula Singh 01 Feb 2023
1106 Creative Commons Halving premature death - Professor Sir Richard Peto Professor Sir Richard Peto describes half a century of research seeking moderate reductions in big causes of death. Sanjula Singh, Richard Peto 01 Feb 2023
1105 Creative Commons The gut and the immune system - Dr Emily Thornton In this final episode of the series, we meet Dr Emily Thornton @emilyethornton from the Human Immunology Unit. Emily Thornton, Catherine Seed 31 Jan 2023
1104 Creative Commons How planetary iron shaped life on Earth Two researchers working in very different areas; planetary formation and immunity. At a chance meeting they realised they had a shared interest, iron. Their new cross-disciplinary paper unravels the importance of iron availability in the evolution of life Alexander Hal Drakesmith, Jon Wade, Catherine Seed 31 Jan 2023
1103 Dr Kathryn Robson In this episode, we meet Dr Kathryn Robson and discuss her varied career from researching foot and mouth disease to the genetics of PKU, malaria and hemochromatosis. Kathryn Robson, Mona Bassuni, Catherine Seed 31 Jan 2023
1102 Evidence in Women's Health: Why is endometriosis difficult to diagnose? We discuss evidence around delays in diagnosis of endometriosis and speak with Dr Annalise Weckesser and Dr Sharon Dixon, who have both researched endometriosis from the perspective of women as patients and from that of GPs. Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Anne-Marie Boylan, Annalise Weckesser, Sharon Dixon 30 Jan 2023
1101 Creative Commons January 2023 Podcast In this episode Associate Professor Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Dr Nicola Lindson discuss the emerging evidence in e-cigarette research and interview Professor Jonathan, Penn State College of Medicine. Jonathan Foulds, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson 26 Jan 2023
1100 Series 2 Episode 5 - Who's 'the patient' in genomic medicine? We live our lives alongside others, and our decisions have consequences for those close to us - what does this mean for how we define 'the patient' in genomic medicine? Susie Weller talks to us about this issue. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Susie Weller 25 Jan 2023
1099 Creative Commons Evidence in Women's Health: Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) - What are the risks, benefits and experiences for women? EBHC DPhil Director, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Dr. Anne Marie Boylan discuss menopause and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Anne-Marie Boylan, Elizabeth Spencer, Carol Coupland 12 Jan 2023
1098 How can we support scientific leaders of the future? How our Women in Leadership Programme is supporting researchers on their leadership journeys Catherine Porcher, Sarah Gooding, Giulia Orlando, Rong Li 29 Nov 2022
1097 Creative Commons Sarah Bonnell students interview ISMRM researchers, spring 2022 Students from the Sarah Bonnell secondary school for girls in East London interview researchers attending the annual conference of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). Pete Lally, Jonny O'Muircheartaigh, Chiara Casella, Sharon Geva 28 Nov 2022
1096 November 2022 Podcast In this episode Associate Professor Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Dr Nicola Lindson discuss the emerging evidence in e-cigarette research and summarise the findings of the newly published update to the Cochrane review of e-cigarettes for smoking cessation. Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson 24 Nov 2022
1095 Creative Commons Heart Failure in Primary Care: Lessons from Big Data Dr Clare J Taylor, Academic GP, explores how we can use large, anonymised GP datasets to improve our understanding of heart failure management in primary care. Clare J Taylor 24 Nov 2022
1094 Creative Commons Evidence in Women's Health: Are there higher mortality rates in women who have been operated on by male surgeons? In 2022 a Canadian population based retrospective cohort study hit the headlines in the U.K. by claiming that women were 32% more likely to die if operated on by a male surgeon. Carl Heneghan, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Anne-Marie Boylan, Sunil Patel 31 Oct 2022
1093 October 2022 with Dr Leonie Brose Associate Professor Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Dr Nicola Lindson discuss the emerging evidence in e-cigarette research and interview Dr Leonie Brose, King's College London. Leonie Brose, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson 27 Oct 2022
1092 Series 2 Episode 4 - Newborn genome screening What sort of findings might we get from newborn genome screening? What might this mean for the NHS? Rachel Horton talks to Gabby Samuel and Lisa Ballard. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Lisa Ballard 20 Oct 2022
1091 Creative Commons Sporadic, late-onset, and multi-stage diseases Dr Anthony Webster, University of Oxford gives a talk on combining mathematical modelling with big data statistics to distinguish between sporadic, late-onset, and multi-stage diseases. Anthony Webster 20 Oct 2022
1090 How should we teach evidence-based medicine in the 21st century? Dr Gordon Guyatt provides a guest talk on how we should teach evidence-based medicine in the 21st century Gordon Guyatt 03 Oct 2022
1089 September 2022 with Harry Tattan-Birch Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research and interview Harry Tattan-Birch. Harry Tattan-Birch, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson 28 Sep 2022
1088 Gut Instinct Ep. 6 - Cell-free DNA diagnostics for biliary strictures, diet and weight loss, and minimum unit price strategies for alcohol Another fun-filled episode from your favourite GI podcasters. From hepatobiliary disease to alcohol policy, luminal gastro to nutrition, we have something for everyone this episode. Enjoy! Michael Fitzpatrick, Tamsin Cargill 13 Sep 2022
1087 Series 2 Episode 3 - Sharing genetic results within families Who does a genetic result belong to? What might help people to share genetic information with their relatives? We talk to Lisa Ballard and Anneke Lucassen. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Lisa Ballard, Anneke Lucassen 16 Aug 2022
1086 Creative Commons Series 2 Episode 2 - Why context matters in genetic testing How can the same genetic finding can mean different things in different people? What does this mean for 'personalising' genetic results? Anneke Lucassen talks to us about this issue. Rachel Horton, Gabrielle Samuel, Anneke Lucassen 18 Jul 2022
1085 Understanding and managing troubling mental images Troubling mental images, such as bad memories, fearful ‘flashforwards’ and negative images of the self can impact our mental health and sense of self. Hannah Murray, Cathy Creswell 11 Jul 2022
1084 Creative Commons The Role of Social Endometriosis Research in Improving Care and Addressing Intersectional Health Disparities Dr Annalise Weckesser will discuss her qualitative studies exploring women’s experiences of endometriosis and doctors’ perspectives on treating the condition and how to improve care. Annalise Weckesser 01 Jul 2022
1083 June 2022 with Dr Francesca Pesola Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research and interview Dr Francesca Pesola. Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson, Francesca Pesola 29 Jun 2022