Professor Michael Dustin elected to the Royal Society
10 May 2023
The Kennedy professor is one of eight researchers from Oxford University who received a prestigious fellowship from the Royal Society in recognition of their work in the fields of science and medicine.
Professor Michael Dustin appointed new Chair in Molecular Immunology
6 December 2022
A generous gift from the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research has enabled the creation of a new Chair in Molecular Immunology at the University of Oxford.
Two prestigious Hunterian Professorships awarded to NDORMS researchers
1 December 2022
Conrad Harrison and Tom Layton have both been awarded Hunterian Professorships for 2022 by the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Dr Alex Clarke wins Emerging Leaders Prize for lupus research
30 November 2022
Alex is one of three exceptional lupus researchers that have been announced as winners of the Medical Research Foundation’s sixth Emerging Leaders Prize.
Yoshi Itoh wins the International Dupuytren Award 2022
30 June 2022
Yoshi Itoh, Associate Professor and Principal Investigator Cell Migration Group at the Kennedy Institute has been awarded the International Dupuytren Award 2022.
NDORMS researchers awarded Associate Professor title
22 June 2022
The University of Oxford has awarded the title of Associate Professor to Adam Cribbs and Luke Jostins.
Fiona Powrie honoured by British Society for Immunology
3 December 2021
Fiona Powrie was one of four researchers from the University of Oxford recognised for their outstanding contributions to immunology with Honorary Lifetime Membership of the British Society for Immunology.
The Kennedy Institute scoops sustainability award
2 December 2021
A new roof extension was awarded the 2021 Green Award for Sustainability by the Oxford Preservation Trust alongside a Certificate in the New Building category.
Oxford-Bristol Myers Squibb Fellowships awarded to NDORMS researchers
18 October 2021
Researchers from the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology have been awarded fellowships as part of the Oxford-Bristol Myers Squibb Fellowship Programme. Among six researchers from across NDORMS, the programme provides them with an opportunity to gain exposure to the field of commercial drug discovery and development.
New Associate Professors announced at NDORMS
17 September 2021
The Medical Sciences Division has awarded the title of Associate Professor to five senior researchers at NDORMS
Doctor Ghada Alsaleh awarded a Versus Arthritis Career Development Fellowship
21 June 2021
Postdoctoral Researcher Ghada Alsaleh has been awarded a research grant by Versus Arthritis which she will use to develop a new therapy for osteoarthritis.
NDORMS researchers awarded ECTS prizes
18 May 2021
Professor Anjali Kusumbe and Professor Cyrus Cooper have been presented with research awards by the European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS).
Professor Katja Simon elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences
12 May 2021
Professor of Immunology Katja Simon has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Professor Michael Dustin elected to the National Academy of Sciences
29 April 2021
Recognised for his outstanding contributions to the field of immunology, Michael becomes the fourth Kennedy professor to be elected to the Academy.
NDORMS researchers awarded for Dupuytren research
8 April 2021
Three NDORMS researchers have received awards from the International Dupuytren Society, a patient organisation that brings together Dupuytren Disease patient societies from across the world.
Versus Arthritis Foundation Fellowship awarded to Dr Kristina Zec
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.
Wellcome funding awarded to Oxford team to support research into heart muscle regeneration
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.
NDORMS researchers make Highly Cited Researchers list
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.