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Professor Mark Howarth will be our new Sheild Professor of Pharmacology

5 July 2022

We are delighted to announce that Professor Mark Howarth will be our new Sheild Professor of Pharmacology from October 2022. Mark is currently a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry Oxford, and we are very much looking forward to him joining us in the autumn.

In Memoriam - Arnold Burgen FRS MAE

6 June 2022

We were greatly saddened to learn of the death of Professor Sir Arnold Burgen FRS MAE, shortly after he celebrated his 100th birthday. Arnold Burgen was Sheild Professor of Pharmacology from 1962-1971 and was a greatly valued colleague and mentor. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1964 and was its Foreign...

Congratulations to Dr David Bulmer

21 December 2021

Congratulations to Dr David Bulmer, who has recently signed a 3-year collaborative research agreement with GlaxoSmithKline to look at the utility of drugs targeting orphan G protein coupled receptors for the treatment of digestive diseases.

Proud holders of Athena SWAN Bronze Award

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