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The Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences undertakes research that has the potential to improve the quality of life for generations to come, and ultimately save lives. The department’s research includes: a long-established immunology, tolerance and transplantation biology group; well-established groups in bone cancer biology, islet-cell isolation and transplantation; cardiovascular, interventional radiology and functional neurosurgical groups; and high intensity focused ultrasound and urological oncology.