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Focused Ultrasound for Pancreatic Cancer
University of Oxford Announces Opening of PanDox Phase 1 Study investigating Targeted Drug Delivery by Focused Ultrasound for Pancreatic Cancer
AI tool for streamlining prostrate biopsy workflow
Designed by pathologists and biomedical image experts, the workflow could save hundreds of pathologist hours, with potential for NHS savings and acceleration of prostate cancer diagnoses
Impact Award for DPhil’s role in developing rapid diagnostic test used in UK airports
MPLS COVID-19 Award recognises Boon Lim’s contribution to designing early experiments, overseeing clinical trials and setting up airport testing labs
AI endoscopy enables 3D surface measurements of pre-cancerous condition in oesophagus
Clinicians and engineers in Oxford using Artificial Intelligence alongside endoscopy to determine patients most at risk of developing cancer
EPSRC funding announced to tackle resistance to antibiotics
Researchers aim to avert an antibiotics apocalypse where current treatments become ineffective due to antibiotic resistance, through new ‘drug-free’ ways of treating illnesses.
DPhil student wins award at international conference
Selena Milanovic receives the best presentation award for a second time
Oxford University spin-out reveals aim to be the first company to put cultured meat on UK shelves
Ivy Farm will produce sustainable, guilt-free sausages by 2023, followed by meatballs and beefburgers
Multi-partner 'OpenMind' consortium to develop technology for new generation of neurostimulation devices
The new consortium is led by UCSF and funded by a $4.4 million NIH grant from the NIH BRAIN Initiative
Oxford University and Prenetics announce landmark collaboration to scale rapid testing tech globally
Collaboration agreement will further develop the award-winning OxLAMPTM technology, a rapid, molecular testing technology for infectious diseases
STEM for Britain Award for Clinical AI Researcher
Dr Andrew Creagh is developing smartphone-based technologies and AI for monitoring multiple sclerosis patients
Funding awarded for European Training Network in AI
€4m network of European Universities and industrial collaborators will fund research and train next generation of experts in AI
DPhil student is awarded Venture Capital Fellowship
The Included VC fellowship will provide DPhil student Dr. Alexey Youssef with skills and access into the world of Venture Capital
Two recent successes at The Engineer - Collaborate to Innovate (C2I) Awards
The annual awards, supported by The Engineer magazine, celebrate inspiring UK technology innovations and ways in which engineers collaborate to respond to the big challenges of society
New machine learning system developed to identify deteriorating patients in hospital
Researchers have developed a machine learning algorithm that could improve clinicians’ ability to identify hospitalised patients who need intensive care.
Deep learning improves endoscopy video for diagnosis, training and treatment
Researchers from the Institute of Biomedical Engineering have been working on algorithms to better endoscopy video quality for more reliable diagnoses.
App improves vaccine rollout for housebound patients
VaxiMap has already helped find the optimal route for more than 61,000 GP home visit vaccinations in Britain
Computer simulations may assist surgeons in stroke treatment decisions
New research from the INSIST consortium suggests that computer simulations could be used to develop more efficient treatments for stroke patients.
Professor Eleanor Stride recognised in New Year Honours list 2021
Statutory Professor of Biomaterials is awarded Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to Engineering
AI test rules out a COVID-19 diagnosis within one hour in Emergency Departments
Artificial Intelligence test has been shown to be able to rapidly screen patients arriving in Emergency Departments for COVID-19
Low-cost ventilator wins at E&T Innovation Awards
OxVent has been recognised as one of the best innovations of the year by the Institute of Engineering and Technology
Rapid COVID-19 test now in use at Heathrow and trials at Hong Kong International Airport
Oxsed RaViD Direct, developed at Oxford University, is being used at Heathrow and trialled at Hong Kong International Airport
Royal Commission of 1851 Industrial Fellowships for Oxford researchers
Engineering DPhil students will use satellite data with AI to warn authorities of dam collapses; and develop computational models of type 2 diabetes to predict future health outcomes
New AI technology to help research into cancer metastasis
DeepScratch is a new AI technology that can be used to analyse how cells move in response to wounds, building on the latest advances in deep learning
Understanding the global impact of COVID-19 through Data Science
Oxford COVID-19 (OxCOVID19) database and tracker is a powerful tool for understanding the pandemic and predicting its future course, using the combined power of Statistical, Mathematical Modelling and Machine Learning techniques
Dr Tingting Zhu awarded one of the best research articles published in 2019
Dr Zhu’s research on automated labelling of biomedical data comes out on top in Sensor, Signal and Imaging Informatics category
Professor Stride announced as Honorary Fellow of IET
Institution of Engineering and Technology announces 16 Honorary Fellows to mark its 150th year. Professor Stride was awarded the Fellowship in recognition of her contribution to biomedical engineering and research into treatment of major diseases.
Double celebrations for DPhil student
DPhil student Selena Milanovic is the winner of the Medtronic lightning round competition and recipient of Best Poster Award at a large international conference.
Neurotransmitter drugs discovered to play role in forming blood vessel networks provide insights on Alzheimer’s
Researchers use image analysis algorithm to examine the networks formed by cells that line blood vessels and characterise the effects of over 1,000 drugs on these critical processes
Oxford developers of rapid Covid-19 test awarded RAEng President's Special Award
Professor Cui and his team are one of the winners of the Royal Academy of Engineering's President's Special Awards for Pandemic Service for their rapid viral RNA test for COVID-19
Oxford scientists form spinout to launch rapid Covid-19 virus test
Covid-19 pandemic demands availability of highly accessible and rapid testing around the world to enable countries to emerge from lockdown with confidence