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Our objective is to provide world-class research and teaching in a friendly department with excellent facilities…

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Undergraduate Students

We offer interesting courses for students in the Natural Sciences Tripos and Medical and Veterinary Science Tripos…

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The Athena SWAN Award

We are delighted to learn of the successful outcome of our Athena SWAN application. The Bronze award has provided the impetus for the Department to create the optimum conditions to enable the career progression of women in science...

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Research

The overarching theme of research in the Department is to discover fundamental mechanisms by which drugs act, and to pave the way for new drug discovery...

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Postgraduate Students

The Department provides an exciting environment for postgraduate training…

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Celebrations of the man who is the "living embodiment of pharmacology in the UK".

Nov 25, 2014

Pharmacology and moorhens: Dr Brian Callingham 50 years at Cambridge celebrated ...

The naked mole-rat on BBC Look East

Nov 19, 2014

Dr Smith and Dr Khaled have been interviewed about cancer resistance in the naked mole-rat ...

New secrets of ion channel evolution revealed

Nov 19, 2014

Work from Taufiq Rahman in collaboration with Sandip Patel (UCL) and researchers in the USA has provided novel insight into ...

Nuffield Foundation Flowers Fellowship award for Lucy Robinson

Nov 03, 2014

Congratulations to one of our David James PhD students, Lucy Robinson (Ruth Murrell-Lagnado lab)...

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