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COVID-19 Impact Report

COVID

To date, the CAMS-Oxford Institute (COI) has funded 11 COVID-19 projects aiming to understand immune responses to COVID-19, contributing 19 published research articles to the field. Read about the impact the COI has had on our understanding of COVID-19 pathology and immunology.

CSC Student Forum: Conversation with COI Director Prof. Tao Dong

COI Events

The CSC student Forum with COI director Prof. Tao Dong was held on 14th December 2022, in the meeting room of the CAMS-Oxford Institute.

CAMS-Oxford Joint Symposium: Population Medicine & Public Health

CAMS-Oxford Joint Symposiums Lead Seminars

On 12th December 2022, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences-Oxford University Joint Symposium on ‘Population Medicine & Public Health’ was held online.

1st COI Researcher Network Meeting

COI Events

The first COI Researcher Network meeting was held at Malmaison Hotel, Oxford, on Tuesday 29th November 2022.

CAMS-Oxford Institute contributes to new UK research consortium to tackle monkeypox outbreak

Lead

Investigation of the T cell responses against monkeypox virus will be led by Prof. Tao Dong at the CAMS-Oxford Institute and MRC Human Immunology Unit.

Ling Felce Bioinformatics Suite unveiled at CAMS-Oxford Institute

A new bioinformatics suite, named in memory of Dr Ling Felce, was officially opened at the CAMS-Oxford Institute (COI) during a ceremony in her honour last month.

CAMS Oxford Institute unveiled at virtual ceremony

Oxford University and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) signed a cooperation agreement at a virtual unveiling ceremony of the CAMS Oxford Institute.

Strong cytotoxic T cell responses to an internal viral component are associated with mild COVID-19 disease

COVID

Study from the Dong Group reveals key differences in the adaptive immune responses of patients with mild vs. severe COVID-19, highlighting a potential new vaccine target.

CAMS-Oxford Joint Symposium: Clinical Medicine Research Without Borders

CAMS-Oxford Joint Symposiums Seminars

On the morning of 29th June 2021, the symposium “CAMS Oxford Joint Symposium- Clinical Medicine Research Without Borders” was held online, jointly organized by the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) and CAMS-Oxford Institute (COI), and was attended by 1300 participants including Principal Investigators, researchers and students from Oxford and CAMS.

COVID Without Borders: Diagnostics and Treatment for COVID-19

CAMS-Oxford Joint Symposiums COVID Seminars

The CAMS-COI Joint webinar entitled “COVID Without Borders-A collaboration to Investigate A New Disease III – Diagnostic and Treatment for COVID-19” was held online on the morning of November 17th 2020.

Oxford University breakthrough on global COVID-19 vaccine

COVID

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.

COVID Without Borders: Vaccine Research and Development

CAMS-Oxford Joint Symposiums COVID Seminars

The webinar entitled “COVID Without Borders: A collaboration to Investigate a New Disease II - Vaccine Research and Development” was held online on 22nd September 2020.

COVID Without Borders: A collaboration to Investigate A New Disease

CAMS-Oxford Joint Symposiums COVID Seminars

On the morning of 1st July 2020, the webinar “COVID Without Borders: A collaboration to Investigate A New Disease” was held online.

COI prioritise funding support to the current crisis caused by novel coronavirus

COVID

The CAMS Oxford Institute has prioritised funding support in response to the current crisis caused by nCoV 2019, supporting positive actions taken by the Medical Sciences Divisions and University of Oxford.

Visitors to COI from the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)

Delegates from the Ministry of Science and Technology and Chinese Embassy visited the CAMS Oxford Institute in December 2019.

Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC) - NDM - CAMS Oxford Institute (COI) Scholarship Interviews 2019

The CSC-CAMS/PUMC Oxford High-level Innovative Talent Scholarships and CSC-NDM Scholarships Interviews were held in Beijing in November 2019, representatives from the University of Oxford, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) and the Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC) were present.

Tao Dong's group publish new research on Self-maintaining CD103+ cancer-specific T cells

A new research discovered circulating antigen-specific CD103+CD8+ T cells can self-regulate their CD103 expression via production of active TGFβ1 and have better TCR signalling and effector function compared to CD103- populations.

COI Investigators Reported a Comprehensive Analysis of Key Immune Checkpoint Receptors on Tumor-Infiltrating T Cells From Multiple Types of Cancer

COI Investigators (Xi Li, Ruozheng Wang are the joint first authors) reported a comprehensive analysis of key immune checkpoint receptors on T cells in 172 treatment-naïve, primary cancer patients from the eight most prevalent types of cancer.

CAMS Oxford Institute (COI) - Institute of Medicinal Plant Development (IMPLAD) Joint Symposium in Hainan

Seminars

The Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Oxford Institute (COI) - Institute of Medicinal Plant Development (IMPLAD) Joint Symposium was held from September 21st to 22nd in Haikou, Hainan.

Visit from Chinese Embassy, Education session, August 2019

Minister Counsellor Yongli Wang and First Secretary Haiyinh Yuan visited the COI on 9th August 2019.

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