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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.


Read more at: Nature Photography Competition
Nature Photography Competition

Nature Photography Competition

25 April 2021

For Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, the Department of Pharmacology Equality, Diversity and Wellbeing Committee is running a Nature Photography Competition.


Read more at: Designer proteins to seek and destroy

Designer proteins to seek and destroy

16 April 2021

A new BBSRC-funded project aims to exploit de novo designed proteins to control protein-protein interactions in new ways. It will bring together Laura Itzhaki’s protein engineering lab with collaborators in chemical biology at Leeds and protein design and synthetic biology at Bristol.


Read more at: Dr Matt Harris
Dr Matt Harris

Dr Matt Harris

15 April 2021

Congratulations to Dr Matt Harris who has been elected as a Junior Research Fellow at St Edmund’s College.