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Read about some of the research areas which our foundation doctors have chosen to work in.

 Strengthening capacity for antimicrobial stewardship in Vietnam 

 Addressing the issue of antibiotic resistance in a low-income country where limited resources constrain access to newer, more expensive drugs.

 EFFECTS OF ELECTRONIC DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS ON BLOOD USAGE

 It is crucial that transfusion blood products are used carefully. Can electronic decision support systems be helpful? Could they lead to patients having blood products withheld inappropriately? 

 DUAL VECTOR APPROACHES IN RETINAL GENE THERAPY

 How can the expression of dual adeno-associated virus (AAV) vectors being trialled in Stargardt’s inherited juvenile macular degeneration be optimised?

  HIGH-FIDELITY SIMULATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION

 Developing simulations of surgical emergencies and on-call for the training of Foundation Year 1 doctors. 

  ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH

 Investigating the outcomes of patients with the Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement, the impact of Daylight Savings Time transitions on road injuries, and the effect of weather conditions on trauma workload.

  THE PATHOGENESIS OF IGG4-RELATED DISEASE

 Investigating what characterises this newly-recognised, multi-organ, inflammatory disease, and what genes might be involved, and how.

  AUTOIMMUNE ENCEPHALITIS: A POTENTIALLY TREATABLE CONDITION

 Raising awareness of this under-recognised and potentially treatable condition.

  ONCOLOGY RESEARCH

 Investigating small cell lung cancer and the value of Germ Cell Tumour Multidisciplinary Teams in affecting patient management.