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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 …

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 …

The importance of history in championing the future prosperity of British Pharmacy

This blog has been written by Xianle Chen, a third year MPharm student, about his exciting summer placement on a project with the National Pharmacy Association having been awarded the Rajesh Joshi Memorial Bursary offered by The British Society for the History of Pharmacy and The Health Education Foundation. It may not be initially obvious to understand the …

What is the political driver behind future pharmacy service provision and what can we learn from what has already been done?

This blog has been written by Robert Oakley, one of our third year undergraduate students. It is the fourth of four posts about his experience in attending a King’s Fund conference in February 2016 on “Commissioning person-centred care for vulnerable groups: what role does pharmacy play?”. So now we are aware of some exciting new …

Anna Piccinini’s blog for International Women’s Day 2016

A very European journey in science The first bench at which I spent endless hours was not in the lab but in the garden. The natural curiosity and sense of exploration that has kept me outdoors and away from television as a child is the same that has driven me to the lab in biomedical …