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New approach to HIV prevention

This blog has been written by Carlos Sanders-Velez, who is working in the School of Pharmacy with Dr Pavel Gershkovich. Despite advances in diagnosis and treatment, HIV infections are still a worldwide issue. Currently 37 million individuals are living with HIV, with nearly 2 million new diagnoses in 2016 (UNAIDS, 2017). While treatment currently exists …

Pint of Science Nottingham brings scientists out of the lab and into your local pub

This blog has been written by Jamie Thompson, a PhD student who works with Professor Morgan Alexander in the Biomaterials Discovery Group. After selling out all events last year, Pint of Science returns to Nottingham for its 3rd year running. As part of the three-day Pint of Science festival, thousands of scientists around the world …

Nottingham subjects continue to be among the best in the world – including Pharmacy!

Subjects taught at The University of Nottingham are once again among the best in the world according to a new league table. This year’s ‘QS World University Rankings by Subject’, features Nottingham in the top 150 in 39 of the 43 subjects surveyed. The ranking also features 23 Nottingham subjects in the global top 100, …

School of Pharmacy Research Blog May – July 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. This edition continues to demonstrate the breadth and depth of the research undertaken across the School of Pharmacy in Nottingham and Malaysia. A particular highlight is a paper in Science …

Inspiring children with Science in The Park

This blog has been written by PhD student, Alshaimaa Almehmady , who works in the Division of Molecular Therapeutics and Formulation.  she would like to share her story of how her group was involved in the ‘Science in the Park’ exhibition earlier this year. With a view towards inspiring a new generation of young scientists, …

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 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 …