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An update on the XEX research

On the way to Namche wearing our MTS kit

28th Apr 2017 // During the 10th Anniversary Trek to Everest Base Camp, the Xtreme Everest Oxygen Research Consortium carried out a number of experiments to learn more about how the human body adapts to high altitude, where oxygen levels are low. Full article>

From Mountainside to Bedside - Lecture now available online

Mike Grocott radios Advance Base Camp

27th Apr 2017 // Prior to leaving for Nepal for our 10th Anniversary celebration, Xtreme Everest's Professor Mike Grocott gave a lecture at Gresham College. Mike spoke about the work of Xtreme Everest over the last ten years and shared some of the data that we have from our research. Full article>

Xtreme Archive - KnO2wledge VII

29th Mar 2017 // During our time in Nepal for the 10th Anniversary trek, we were delighted to be invited to speak to colleagues from the Mountain Medicine Society of Nepal over a two day conference. Full article>

Dr Andrew Murray to speak at A Pint of Science in Cambridge

Andrew Murray at Namche

29th Mar 2017 // Dr Murray, who is a Researcher in the Department of Physiology, Developement and Neuroscience at Cambridge, will be speaking about Everest in Utero - The Challenges of Life in Hypoxia. Andrew will raise and address the question; How can humans survive or even thrive in low-oxygen conditions?, and will draw on his work with the Xtreme Everest Research Group. Full article>

Xtreme Archive -The Logistics team leave for Nepal

Logistics Team relaxing in the Summit Hotel

23rd Mar 2017 // In celebration of our departure to Nepal on Friday, we've gone back into the archives to ten years ago when we were setting off on this new adventure. Full article>

10th Anniversary Trek research - an overview

View of Everest from Namche

23rd Mar 2017 // During the next few weeks, during the 10th Anniversary Trek to Everest Base Camp, the Xtreme Everest Oxygen Research Consortium will be carrying out a number of experiments to learn more about how the human body adapts to high altitude, where oxygen levels are low. Full article>

Join Xtreme Everest for a special anniversary lecture this May

20th Mar 2017 // Xtreme Everest are proud to announce that tickets are now available to purchase for our special anniversary lecture which is being held at the Royal Geographical Society in London on the evening of the 23rd May 2017. Full article>

Xtreme Everest February Newsletter

XE Valentines Edition

28th Feb 2017 // The Xtreme Everest February newsletter is now available to download. This is our second one for 2017 and will be back with more throughout the year. Full article>

Nepal: Resilience on the roof of the world

Visitors to the exhibition

1st Mar 2017 // Last week Xtreme Everest were honoured to be invited to the opening night of the Phase Worldwide photo exhibition Nepal: Resilience on the roof of the world held at the Gallery@Oxo on London's Southbank. Full article>

Oscar win for The Cure: Doctors on Everest director

1st Mar 2017 // Congratulations are in order to Orlando von Einsiedel, who directed the episode of Al Jazeera’s The Cure series, which followed the 2013 Xtreme Everest expedition to Everest, who has won an Oscar for Best Short Documentary at this years ceremony for his film White Helmets. Full article>

Xtreme Archive - End of Trekker Testing

Base Camp Team

13th Feb 2017 // It's the 1 May 2013 and in Nepal, there was a very significant event taking place. After months of planning and several buckets of sweat and tears later, the last trekker test had been completed at astonishing heights (5300m above sea level)! Full article>

10th Anniversary Trekker takes on some Xtreme fundraising!


28th Feb 2017 // One of our trekkers, Liz Mooney, is raising money for Xtreme Everest, read about her plans and how you can help raise money! Full article>

Royal Society launches primary school science experiments videos

22nd Feb 2017 // At the end of last year, CASE Medicine was invited to participate in filming a segment for the Royal Society new series of videos for the Brian Cox School Experiments. Full article>

Xtreme Archive - Headaches and Shakes!

Calibrating the Lode exercise bike

20th Feb 2016 // It's the 7 September 2006 and at Base Camp the group are excited to discover a bottle (or two!) of scotch and finally the CPX kit is up and running! Full article>

The Vijay Ahuja Lecture

Vijay undergoing exercise testing at advanced base camp

6th Jan 2016 // The Xtreme Everest Oxygen Research Consortium and the Royal Society of Medicine are pleased to announce the inclusion of The Vijay Ahuja Lecture as part of the Kn02wledge 10 programme. Full article>

Xtreme Everest January Newsletter

27th Jan 2017 // The Xtreme Everest January newsletter is now available to download. Full article>

Research for Patient Benefit Programme

National Institute of Health Research

18th Jan 2017 // The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is offering a an opportunity, Competition 32, to receive a medical research grant! Full article>

Michaelmas is a maelstrom of meetings, events and freshers

13th Jan 2017 // Dr Andrew Murray has written a feature for a recent publication of the Cambridge Alumni Magazine Full article>

Xtreme Everest: The Story So Far

13th Jan 2017 // Xtreme Everest's very own Kay Mitchell has written an article that has been published in this months Royal College of Anaesthetist's bulletin! Full article>

Celebration of Six Decades of Medicine on Everest

12th Jan 2017 // On the 23rd of May 2017, to celebrate the10 year anniversary of the Caudwell Xtreme Everest expedition to the Summit, we will be having a commemorative talk about Medicine on Everest since the 1960s. Full article>

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