15 November 2023
With the end of Wellcome Trust funding for the Centre, the unit needed a new name and identity, and after consideration it has been decided that it will change to become the Centre for Human Genetics (with the acronym CHG) and adopt a new logo.
8 November 2023
The University of Oxford today announced a partnership with Danaher Corporation to develop a new test to enable precision medicine care for sepsis, a pathological immune response to infection that accounts for one in five deaths globally each year.
24 October 2023
A study, done as a part of a joint venture between Mexico’s Cinvestav UGA-Langebio and NDM’s Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, has revealed an enormously rich tapestry of genetics revealing population histories and diverse genetic make-up of the Mexican population.
22 September 2023
In a study, recently published in Genomics Medicine, researchers from NDM’s Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics and the CAMS Oxford Institute investigated the long-term impact of COVID-19 on immune cells
29 June 2023
In a new study, researchers from IBM and NDM’s Division of Structural Biology and Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics show that new antivirals can be designed with the help of artificial intelligence (AI), developed and potentially validated in month
17 May 2023
We regret to announce the passing of Professor Dominic Kwiatkowski, Professor of Tropical Paediatrics at the Nuffield Department of Medicine, and a renowned researcher who dedicated his life to the research on malaria. Prof Kwiatkowski passed away in April 2023 at the age of 69.
26 April 2023
A study by Nuffield Department of Medicine’s Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, and collaborating researchers have uncovered the genetic signals that cause ankylosing spondylitis, a type of spinal arthritis.
24 April 2023
Researchers from NDM’s Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics and the Queen Mary University have found evidence of how the normally protective response of the immune system to infection can go wrong in sepsis, offering exciting possibilities for the development of more targeted therapies for this deadly condition.
20 April 2023
Professor Ellie Tzima is a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow and Professor of Cardiovascular Science at Nuffield Department of Medicine’s Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics. The award will be presented to her in 2024.
2 March 2023
The Centre for Personalised Medicine has received a further 7 years of financial support from the Stanley Ho Foundation.
2 February 2023
Researchers from Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics at the Nuffield Department of Medicine, have discovered that a rare type of genetic variant can be responsible for two well-known skeletal disorders.
25 November 2022
The Leedham Lab at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics in the Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM) has been awarded over £2m from Cancer Research UK to develop a new tool that could help guide how bowel cancer patients are treated in the future.
3 March 2022
The COVID-19 Multi-omic Blood Atlas (COMBAT) defines hallmarks of disease severity and specificity
28 February 2022
A team of geneticists and archaeologists have analysed the fine-scale genetic structure and ancestry of nearly 1200 people from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and found genetic traces of population mixing spanning thousands of years.