New book highlights life-saving role vaccines play in prevention of killer diseases
9 July 2021
'Brain Fever', a new book by internationally-renowned medical scientist Professor Richard Moxon, describes the decades of research that contribute to the development of vaccines for life-threatening illnesses such as meningitis, and how immunisation has been our greatest public health intervention.
Latest data on immune response to COVID-19 reinforces need for vaccination, says Oxford-led study
21 June 2021
A new study led by the University of Oxford has found that previous infection, whether symptomatic or asymptomatic, does not necessarily protect you long-term from COVID-19, particularly against new Variants of Concern.
How do childhood vaccination policies vary across the world?
17 June 2021
Read about the topic in Samantha Vanderslott's latest publication.
Oxford vaccine stimulates broad antibody and T cell functions
17 December 2020
Researchers from the University of Oxford have published further data from the Phase I/II clinical trials of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 coronavirus vaccine, evidencing the decision to move to a two-dose regimen in ongoing phase III trials, and how ChAdOx1 nCov-19 induces broad antibody and T cell functions.
Oxford University breakthrough on global COVID-19 vaccine
23 November 2020
The University of Oxford, in collaboration with AstraZeneca plc, today announces interim trial data from its Phase III trials that show its candidate vaccine, ChAdOx1 nCoV-2019, is effective at preventing COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) and offers a high level of protection.
Oxford coronavirus vaccine produces strong immune response in older adults
19 November 2020
The ChAdOx1 nCov-2019 coronavirus vaccine, developed by teams at the University of Oxford, has been shown to trigger a robust immune response in healthy adults aged 56-69 and those over 70 years of age.
14 November 2020
Researchers at Oxford Vaccine Group have developed machine learning software to predict the efficacy of flu vaccines, offering huge potential for other vaccine research.
The key to better childhood vaccines might be in our DNA
24 June 2019
PBS features Daniel O'Connor's research on how children's genetic profiles affect their immunity.
Mildred Iro wins best paediatrics paper of 2017!
28 February 2018
Awards & Appointments Publication Research
Mildred Iro, a Paediatric Research Fellow working with the Oxford Vaccine Group, won the Lorber Prize for the best paediatric publication of 2017 for her work on childhood encephalitis admissions.