University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is ranked number 1 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for the fourth year running, and at the heart of this success is our ground-breaking research and innovation.

Oxford is world-famous for research excellence and home to some of the most talented people from across the globe. Our work helps the lives of millions, solving real-world problems through a huge network of partnerships and collaborations. The breadth and interdisciplinary nature of our research sparks imaginative and inventive insights and solutions.

Verrill Pathology Group

We aim to embed the role of pathology across all research for the benefit of patients and to bring about improvements in the quality of research. Our team have interests in a wide range of projects including in digital pathology and image analysis, and multimodal and molecular pathology. Our group also includes Oxford Biocore, the recently formed NDS Tissue Handling Platform.

Oxford is contributing cases to the central PathLAKE across multiple tissue types. The cellular pathology NHS lab at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is undergoing a transformation to digital reporting. The aim is fully digital reporting by 2021. We anticipate efficiency gains and patient benefits from transition to this technology such as quicker results and networked working across the region with better access to second opinions.

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