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Depression increases risk of HIV among South African teenage girls

Adolescent girls in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, especially Southern Africa, are at very high risk of developing HIV - by the time they reach adulthood, up to one in four* South African women will be HIV positive, and most are first infected during adolescence.

Oxford joins forces with the Palix Foundation to share knowledge about the brain and psychological science

The Palix Foundation has pledged £265,250 to support a cross-disciplinary project aimed at sharing scientific knowledge about early brain development and its effect on mental health and addiction. The project will be delivered by the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Experimental Psychology, and will unite Oxford and the foundation's shared vision of improving outcomes for children, their families and future generations.

New Oxford Brain Health Clinical Trials Unit Open

A new Clinical Trials Unit has opened within the Department of Psychiatry - the Oxford Brain Health Clinical Trials Unit - it is the only mental health-dedicated Clinical Trials Unit in the UK. It opened in September 2019 and has replaced the former Oxford Cognitive Health and Neuroscience Clinical Trials Unit.

Talks, discussions, events

Oxford Short Course in Experimental Medicine for Mental Health - OxCEMM 2020

Sunday, 05 January 2020 to Tuesday, 07 January 2020, 8am - 5pm

Beginnings

Listen to the late Professor Michael Gelder on how he founded the Department of Psychiatry at Oxford, 1969.

NIHR Oxford Health BRC video

Find out what we aim to achieve with this brand new NIHR Biomedical Research Centre.

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