Nuffield Department of Medicine
The Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM) is a large research and teaching department with a grant portfolio of over £700m. NDM currently employs around 1000 scientific research staff within the UK, and a further 2000 staff overseas.
NDM's aim is to translate scientific discovery into clinical impact and is known for:
- Integrating basic science and clinical specialities
- Pioneering the use of molecular, structural biology and genetics to study human disease
- World famous major tropical medicine units in Kenya, Thailand and Vietnam, with permanent units in six other countries.
- Drug discovery programmes, clinical biomanufacturing and clinical trials
- Big data
- Vaccine development
- Human immunology and the study of pathogens
NDM is based across multiple local sites, including the John Radcliffe and Churchill Hospitals, and the University of Oxford’s Old Road Campus – one of the largest centres for biomedical research in Europe. This rapidly growing campus provides a vibrant, highly interactive environment for research development.