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Why some drugs don’t work for pain

This blog has been written by Associate Professor Roger Knaggs.  He has been instrumental in the development of PAIN (Pharmacist Analgesia Interest Network) and he is chair of the United Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association’s Pain Management Group. Following co-option to the British Pain Society Council for several years, he became the first Pharmacist to become an elected …

Plenty of Prizes for our Marie Curie research fellow

In 2014, Dr Adam Celiz was awarded a Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship (IOF) to build his own research program at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University with Professor David Mooney.  This included a return phase to work in the School with Professor Morgan Alexander. His current research is focused on …

Pharmacy Research Blog Nov 2016 – Jan 2017

Welcome to our research blog, bringing you highlights from the latest edition of the School of Pharmacy Journal, a quarterly collection of publications and press releases. The images below represent the design and synthesis of nucleotide monophosphate mimetic eIF4E inhibitors, which are discussed in the following recent publication: Design of nucleotide-mimetic and non-nucleotide inhibitors of the translation …

Pharmacy – building on the past

This blog has been written by Xianle Chen, one of our fourth year undergraduate MPharm students. The importance of history in modern research is often underestimated. The lessons of the past can often inspire researchers trying to solve challenges today. For this reason I applied for the Rajesh Joshi Memorial Bursary in 2015. The bursary, which is …

Pharmacy Research Blog August-October 2016

Welcome to our latest edition of the School of Pharmacy Journal and Newsletter, a collection of publications and press releases from August to October 2016. (follow the link to see the full publication). These three months have seen the School has continue to progress the broad spectrum of research in pharmaceutical science, and make a …

Pharmacy Research Blog May-July 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of our School of Pharmacy Journal and Newsletter, a quarterly collection of publications and press releases from May to July 2016 (follow the link above to see the full publication). Researchers in the School continue to pave the way to tackle the healthcare challenges of the present and future. The advent of …

My Pre-reg Adventures: Dawn of the Dread (What to Expect on Exam Day)

This blog has been written by James Smith, one of our MPharm graduates. For those who have not read my previous pre-reg blogs (which can be found here and here), I recently completed my pharmacy pre-registration training year and have documented my experiences for upcoming aspiring pharmacists soon to go through the same process. For those who …

My Pre-reg Adventures: Exam Preparation

This blog has been written by James Smith, one of our MPharm graduates. For those who have not read my previous pre-reg blogs (which can be found here and here), I recently completed my pharmacy pre-registration training year and have documented my experiences for upcoming aspiring pharmacists soon to go through the same process. For those who …

Holly Smith attends the Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management (PRIMM) Conference

In January this year, Holly Smith, a fourth year MPharm student attended the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Prescribing and Research in Medicines Management (PRIMM) organisation in London. The abstract from an audit she carried out within the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust in August 2016 was accepted for a poster presentation at the event. The audit …

So you want a hospital pharmacy pre-reg?

This blog has been written by Robert Oakley, who is in his final year, about applying for a hospital pre-registration place. And so it begins… The most dreaded and equally anticipated event of the beginning of your career is nigh. Pre-registration. Where do I go? How do I stand out? Will I be accepted? Three …