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A first-of-its kind randomised controlled trial compared two different antitoxin treatments for tetanus. A comparison of human and equine intramuscular…

Leprosy impacts impoverished communities in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs), with over 200,000 new cases recorded annually worldwide. This infectious…

Each year on 24 March, World TB Day is commemorated to raise awareness of this devastating and deadly disease. The…

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, OUCRU has been actively involved in Covid-19 diagnostics, treatment, research, health education, and community engagement. We…

Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU), a leading clinical and public health research unit, and Dragon Capital Group, an established…

A drug repurposing study of tamoxifen for a deadly form of fungal meningitis suggests it has no benefits in clearing…

Using cutting-edge genomic sequencing techniques, researchers at the University of Oxford have identified almost all the genomic variation that gives…

The malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax) causes frequent, chronic infections that represent a major unrecognized burden on global health,…

It has come to our attention that a recent post from the Children’s Health Defense on 23rd August 2021 shared…

OUCRU’s Director, Professor Guy Thwaites, was recently honoured in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. He was appointed a Member…

‘Vaccination is the reason most of the world doesn’t have to live with deadly diseases like polio, measles and smallpox.’…

Results from the ViParc study are now available. The study was a three-year trial to reduce antimicrobial use (AMU) in 102…

Congratulations to Pearl Gan, OUCRU Photographer in Residence, for her winning image selected for the Lancet Highlights 2020: Framing Health…

Over the last couple of weeks, the world news has been preoccupied with COVID-19 vaccines. At OUCRU, we have been…

Antibiotic resistance (AMR) is one of this century's biggest healthcare challenges. In Vietnam, the AMR rate is among the highest…

In this new episode of ‘Coffee Break Talk’, we have the show takeover by our colleague from the capital. We…

Startling findings from an observational study conducted by OUCRU’s Dr Le Van Tan in collaboration with the Hospital for Tropical…

OUCRU and the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City were honored with a visit from British Ambassador…

OUCRU researchers Prof Jeremy Day and PhD student Nguyen Thanh Ha took part in a Facebook Live conversation with Mr…

Passionate about a career in science? Would you like to carry out research on infectious diseases and earn yourself a…

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