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Researchers from the Universities of Oxford and Birmingham joined forces with colleagues from seven NHS organisations at a workshop in Oxford to discuss an innovative new approach to inflammatory disease research.
22 February 2021
Dr Kristina Zec has been awarded a Versus Arthritis Foundation Fellowship to investigate the role of products of lipid oxidation produced by synovial macrophages in triggering articular inflammation.
Oxford University awarded £2.4 million to fund DPhil research in inflammation, immunology and musculoskeletal disease
18 December 2020
Oxford University has today been awarded a £2.4 million grant, as part of the Kennedy Trust MB PhD scheme, to fund undergraduate medical students to undertake DPhil research in the areas of inflammation, immunology and musculoskeletal disease.
£3M invested to drive forward early translation through five new Oxford-Bristol Myers Squibb Fellowships
10 December 2020
Five new Oxford-Bristol Myers Squibb Fellowships representing an investment of £3M have been announced. The fellowships (formerly Oxford-Celgene) will support postdoctoral researchers and clinicians across five departments within the Medical Sciences Division and the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division, providing an opportunity for them to gain exposure to the field of commercial drug discovery and development.
24 November 2020
An Oxford team from the Centre for Medicines Development, Department of Physiology Anatomy and Genetics and Radcliffe Department of Medicine led by Professor Jagdeep Nanchahal at the Kennedy Institute has been awarded a Wellcome Innovator Award to develop a first in class therapeutic aimed at regenerating heart muscle after heart attack.
19 November 2020
Professor Gary Collins, Professor Cyrus Cooper, Professor Fiona Powrie and the late Professor Doug Altman have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers™️ 2020 list from Clarivate.
13 November 2020
Professor Simon has been successful in her Wellcome Trust Investigator Award entitled: “Proteostasis and Autophagy in Immune Senescence.”
5 November 2020
Three NDORMS researchers have been awarded new titles in the University of Oxford's 2020 Recognition of Distinction exercise.
3 November 2020
NDORMS has been designated a EULAR Centre of Excellence 2020-2025, in recognition of our continued high-quality research publications in rheumatology.
23 July 2020
The University of Oxford has awarded the title of Associate Professor to Kennedy researchers Tal Arnon and Marco Fritzsche.
22 June 2020
Recognised for the part he played in the discovery of anti-TNF therapy, Dr Feldmann is now exploring whether the antibody can be effective for COVID-19.
17 June 2020
Christopher Buckley, Kennedy Professor of Translational Rheumatology at the University of Oxford and Birmingham, has been awarded the 2020 Carol Nachman prize for Rheumatology.
12 November 2019
Jagdeep Nanchahal, Professor of Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Kennedy Institute, and his team have won the International Dupuytren Award for a trial repurposing anti-TNF in Dupuytren’s disease.
7 May 2019
Dr Fiona Watt has been awarded a prestigious UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Future Leaders Fellowship to further her research for better treatments for people living with, or at risk of the commonest form of arthritis, osteoarthritis.
25 October 2018
NDORMS has renewed its Athena SWAN Silver Award status in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality and excellence in employment and education practices.
23 August 2018
Congratulations to the seven researchers at NDORMS who were awarded new titles in the University's 2018 Recognition of Distinction exercise.
28 June 2018
Kennedy Institute researchers Alex Clarke and Thomas Riffelmacher have been awarded prestigious Wellcome Trust Fellowships to further develop their research in autoimmune diseases.
9 February 2018
The inaugural NDORMS Imaging Competition saw a fantastic collection of submissions of microscopic things which have a great impact in our bodies. The winners were announced at an Imaging Symposium held at the Kennedy Institute.
8 November 2017
We would like to congratulate Tariq Khoyratty, who has been appointed as a Celgene Fellow to study the link between neutrophil chromatin organisation in rheumatic patients and their ability to form pathogenic extracellular traps.
Awards Department General
9 August 2017
Many congratulations to Professor Michael Dustin on his election as a member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO).
19 July 2017
Fiona Powrie, Director of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology is joining Wellcome as a new Governor in Jan 2018. Fiona says she’s thrilled to join Wellcome: "It’s an organisation I’ve admired since I started my research career. Through funding great scientific ideas, Wellcome is committed to promoting health around the world. It will be an honour to help deliver this goal."