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Naked mole-rats in the news!

Naked mole-rats in the news!

Dr Ewan St. John Smith was interviewed on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire to discuss a recent study that was published in Science last week...

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Pharmacology at the Cambridge Science Festival

Pharmacology at the Cambridge Science Festival

Using a new display with flashing models and lots of drugs to test, designed and built by Dr Matthew Harper and Dr Jon Holdich, visitors explored the science behind beta blockers and many other drugs...

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2017 ABTA Doctoral Researcher Awards

2017 ABTA Doctoral Researcher Awards

To promote and reward academic and scientific excellence among young researchers pursuing doctoral degrees in the UK, Association of British Turkish Academics (ABTA) announces 2017 ABTA Doctoral Researcher Awards...

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Dr Robin Hiley: Honorary Fellowship by BPS

Dr Robin Hiley: Honorary Fellowship by BPS

Dr Robin Hiley: Honorary Fellowship by BPS for his sustained leadership of the Society formerly as Honorary Treasurer...

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Triniman try breaks Oxford run

Triniman try breaks Oxford run

Rory Triniman, PhD student in the Rahman Lab, was instrumental in putting an end to a run of six consecutive Oxford wins at Twickenham during last week's Varsity rugby match...

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Winner - Pharmacology Great British Bake Off

Winner - Pharmacology Great British Bake Off

After 13 weeks, 31 fine examples of baked goods and 21 participants, we have our Pharmacology Great British Bake Off winner - Owen Burbidge...

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Naked mole-rats in the news

Naked mole-rats in the news

This work was covered in a wide variety of news outlets including the Science magazine, the Daily Mail and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, which included an interview with Ewan Smith, co-lead author on the study...

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Reminder: Postgraduate Day Open Day Wednesday, 2nd November 2016

The University of Cambridge is hosting its first Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 2 November 2016...

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Sex and pain

Sex and pain

One important factor to consider in pain research is sex and how this may affect both pain and its treatment ...

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Professor Colin Taylor & the Academy of Medical Sciences

Professor Colin Taylor & the Academy of Medical Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Colin Taylor who has been elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences...

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Departmental Young Pharmas’ programme

Departmental Young Pharmas’ programme

Tuesday March 15th saw the second running of the Departmental Young Pharmas’ programme come to its conclusion with a reception for the students with their guests and teachers...

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Pharmacology at the Cambridge Science Festival...

Pharmacology at the Cambridge Science Festival...

A busy weekend for teams from the Department of Pharmacology at the Cambridge Science Festival!...

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Subpopulation of hypothalamic POMC neurons

Subpopulation of hypothalamic POMC neurons

Sex difference in physical activity, energy expenditure and obesity driven by a subpopulation of hypothalamic POMC neurons...

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Ewan St. John Smith on Cambridge TV

Ewan St. John Smith on Cambridge TV

Dr Ewan St. John Smith was interviewed recently for a programme on Cambridge TV about ageing where he talks about naked mole-rats and why they might live so long....

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Two NC3Rs funded PhD studentships

Two NC3Rs funded PhD studentships

Two NC3Rs studentships have been awarded to two Pharmacology PI's - Dr Mathew Harper and Dr Walid T Khaled...

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Dr Zoé Husson awarded a EMBO Fellowship

Dr Zoé Husson awarded a EMBO Fellowship

Dr Zoé Husson awarded a EMBO Fellowship. Many congratulations! Zoé project aims at identifying the molecular adaptations evolved by naked mole-rats to resist severe hypoxia without neurotoxicity compared to hypoxia-sensitive mouse models...

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Four-year PhD programme based in the Department of Pharmacology

Four-year PhD programme based in the Department of Pharmacology

Applications are invited for a four-year PhD programme based in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Cambridge and the new AstraZeneca Global Research and Development Centre at Cambridge.

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1st place in the Good University Guide 2016

We are proud to note that in the University Subject Tables 2016 (Pharmacology and Pharmacy) the University of Cambridge has taken the 1st place (an overall score of 100%)...

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Katy the International Ice Dance Judge

Katy the International Ice Dance Judge

One of our graduate students Ekaterina Zabolotnaya (Katy) has become an international judge for ice dancing...

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University's Green Impact program

University's Green Impact program

The Department has recently achieved a silver award in the University's Green Impact program...

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Young Pharmas

Young Pharmas

Friday March 20th saw the first round of our Young Pharmas’ programme come to its conclusion with a reception for the students with their guests and teachers...

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Dr Margit Müller awarded a 2-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship

Dr Margit Müller awarded a 2-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship

Further congratulations to Dr Margit Müller, a Research Associate in Prof. Colin Taylor’s group, on the award of a 2-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship

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Naked mole-rats in the news!

Apr 24, 2017

Dr Ewan St. John Smith was interviewed on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire to discuss a recent study that was published in Science last week...

Professor Patrick Sexton "Allosteric regulation and biased signaling at class B GPCRs"

Mar 21, 2017

Professor Patrick Sexton (Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences) visiting the department on Friday...

Pharmacology at the Cambridge Science Festival

Mar 20, 2017

Using a new display with flashing models and lots of drugs to test, designed and built by Dr Matthew Harper and Dr Jon Holdich, visitors explored the science behind beta blockers and many other drugs...

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