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Read more at: Congratulations to Dr Mark Waterhouse for winning an AZ award
Dr Mark  Waterhouse

Congratulations to Dr Mark Waterhouse for winning an AZ award

4 November 2022

The department would like to congratulate Dr Mark Waterhouse from Khaled Lab on being selected as one of the six finalists for AstraZeneca’s R&D Postdoctoral Challenge . AstraZeneca recently held its R&D Postdoctoral Challenge with research positions for two years at one of the Company’s strategic R&D centres...


Read more at: New PhD Studentships posted on the website

New PhD Studentships posted on the website

19 October 2022

We are excited to announce that we have five fully funded PhD studentships available in the Department, currently accepting applications. Please see our PhD Studentships and Jobs pages for more information.


Read more at: Professor Mark Howarth will be our new Sheild Professor of Pharmacology

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.


Read more at: In Memoriam - Arnold Burgen FRS MAE

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...


Read more at: Congratulations to Dr David Bulmer
Dr David  Bulmer

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.


Read more at: Congratulations to Annabel Cardno and Adarsh Menon

Congratulations to Annabel Cardno and Adarsh Menon

30 November 2021

Congratulations to Annabel Cardno and Adarsh Menon. Annabel - now a PhD student in the Department – was recently awarded the British Pharmacological Society’s Undergraduate Pharmacology Prize for her outstanding results in Part II Pharmacology.


Read more at: Dr Janet Kumita has been awarded an MRC Career Development Award

Dr Janet Kumita has been awarded an MRC Career Development Award

12 November 2021

Dr Janet Kumita has been awarded an MRC Career Development Award for her project entitled “Establishing a structure-function relationship between biomolecular condensates and protein degradation”.


Read more at: Dr Graham Ladds awarded Royal Society Industry Fellowship
Dr Graham Ladds

Dr Graham Ladds awarded Royal Society Industry Fellowship

22 September 2021

Congratulations to Dr Graham Ladds on his award of a prestigious Royal Society Industry Fellowship in collaboration with AstraZeneca.


Read more at: Congratulations to Anna Suchankova
Congratulations to Anna Suchankova

Congratulations to Anna Suchankova

13 May 2021

The Young Entrepreneur Scheme is an innovative global competition that gives early career researchers from diverse backgrounds a practical insight into how to commercialise science and engineering.


Read more at: Naked Mole Ravolt
Naked Mole Ravolt

Naked Mole Ravolt

6 May 2021

In work funded by the Dunhill Medical Trust, Dr Ewan St. John Smith has made a series of animations with ScienceSplained to explain some of the fascinating biology of naked mole-rats.