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Dementias platform uk datathon understanding origins of dementia using machine learning

Dementias Platform UK datathon - understanding origins of dementia using machine learning

Events Strategic Developments

Using machine learning (AI) techniques to analyse complex cohort data, a group of researchers uncovered hidden patterns in cohort data that might identify those at risk of developing dementia, or indicate promising areas for research into treatments.

Illuminating the brain 2013 neuroscientist dr karl deisseroth

Illuminating the brain – Neuroscientist Dr Karl Deisseroth


Dr Karl Deisseroth, D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, was in Oxford last week for the Kyoto Prize at Oxford.

Thomas willis day 2019

Thomas Willis Day 2019

Events Research Highlights Strategic Developments

On 16 May the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences celebrated the work of the previous year, marking their successes in research, teaching and public engagement

Inside the wade martins lab for world parkinsons day

Inside the Wade-Martins Lab for World Parkinson's Day

Events Public Engagement Research Highlights

We are raising awareness of Parkinson's Disease and related disorders with a unique video insight into the work of the Wade-Martins Group.

6th course on network meta analysis 24 26 june 2019

6th Course on Network Meta-Analysis: 24-26 June 2019

Events Strategic Developments

Led by Professor Andrea Cipriani the 3-day interactive course will give participants knowledge and practical skills on how to understand, critically appraise and publish a network meta-analysis.

25th british isles research workshop

25th British Isles Research Workshop

Events Research Highlights

Professor Keith Hawton hosted the 25th British Isles Research Workshop on Suicide and Self-harm in November 2018. An annually held event which brings together researchers from the UK, Ireland and other countries.

Gero miesenbock gives the 2018 francis crick lecture

Gero Miesenböck gives the 2018 Francis Crick Lecture

Awards and Honours Events

Gero gave the lecture, entitled “Light Sleep”, on 24th October 2018 at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.

All antidepressants are more effective than placebo at treating acute depression in adults concludes study

All antidepressants are more effective than placebo at treating acute depression in adults, concludes study


Meta-analysis led by Dr Andrea Cipriani (Department of Psychiatry) of 522 trials includes the largest amount of unpublished data to date, and finds that antidepressants are more effective than placebo for short-term treatment of acute depression in adults.