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National mental health lead praises Oxford AHSN

The national clinical director of mental health for England has praised the work of the Oxford Academic Health Science Network. Dr Geraldine Strathdee made her comments after taking part in a mental health meeting in Oxford on 13 March which heard four of the Oxford AHSN clinical networks set out their plans. She tweeted: “Really […]

Partnership with digital medicines company Proteus

Oxford AHSN and other partners are teaming up with Proteus Digital Health to assess the impact of digitial medicines on patients. Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford, said: “The technology platform Proteus offers will allow digital health to become a reality, giving patients a role in managing their disease […]

March newsletter published

Our March newsletter contains items on: AHSNs strengthening links between researchers and clinicians Mobile phone app development Masters fellowships in Evidence Based Healthcare Key appointments Coming events Patients’ video feedback leading to better care Read it all here

Director of Information Strategy appointed

Mike Denis has been appointed as Director of Information Strategy at Oxford Academic Health Science Network (AHSN). Mike has 26 years experience working in NHS health informatics. He arrives from the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust where he holds a similar post. Mike is also senior informatics lead for the South London AHSN […]

Director of Commercial Development appointed

Dr Nick Scott-Ram MBE has been appointed as Director of Commercial Development at Oxford Academic Health Science Network. Nick has over 22 years experience in commercial and business development in the life sciences sector. Dr Paul Durrands, Chief Operating Officer at Oxford AHSN, said: “We are delighted to have appointed Nick to this key post. […]

Strong Oxford showing in OneStart biotech ideas contest

One fifth of the semi-finalists in the OneStart biotech ideas competition, which attracted entries from across Europe, are from Oxford. Read about the Oxford initiatives – and all  35 shortlisted entries – here. Finalists will be announced in April.  

Oxford AHSN February newsletter

Mobile app development, Masters programme opportunities, news from around our region – and more…all in our latest newsletter.

Multi-million boost for science-business partnerships in Oxfordshire

Four science hubs in Oxfordshire which bring together cutting edge research and commercial enterprise are sharing a £67m investment in innovation. They include the Oxford Bioescalator at the Churchill Hospital which helps small bioscience and medical companies share technology and expertise. Just under half the funding is from the government with the rest from industry, […]