Archive for the ‘Pharmacy & Pharmacology’ Category

New antidepressant drug potential

A potential new antidepressant and antianxiety drug has been developed by our scientists

New drug shows potential as a different kind of antidepressant in mouse trials

A potential new antidepressant and antianxiety treatment with a unique mechanism of action has been developed by scientists at the University of Bath.

Watch: Roland Jones speaking at New Scientist Live

PhD scholarship for community pharmacy 2025 vision

PhD scholarship to help transform community pharmacy 2025 vision

A donation from Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc is funding a three year PhD scholarship in our Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology aimed at developing a coherent and transformative vision for English community pharmacy in 2025.

Interdisciplinary team discover a new cell signalling molecule

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Bath, Oxford and Hamburg has discovered a new endogenous cellular molecule, which could lead to the development of new drug candidates for autoimmune and metabolic disorders.

Free lectures on advances in cancer research

Two lectures are open to staff, students & public as part of our international cancer symposium tomorrow

New insights into the molecular processes of immune regulation

Researchers from the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology have made an important discovery that might lead to novel therapies to combat chronic inflammation.

Colour change test to help cancer research advance

A simple colour changing test to help scientists investigate potential cancer drugs has been developed by University of Bath scientists, allowing research to progress at a much greater speed than has been possible until now.

Lecturer runs Bath Half in memory of son

Dr Chris Martin (Pharmacy) is hitting the streets to raise money for Sands stillbirth & neonatal death charity

Pharmacy lecturer to run Bath Half Marathon in memory of his son

This weekend a pharmacy lecturer will be hitting the streets in the Bath Half Marathon in memory of his son.

Sugar’s “tipping point” link to Alzheimer’s disease revealed

For the first time a “tipping point” molecular link between the blood sugar glucose and Alzheimer’s disease has been established by scientists, who have shown that excess glucose damages a vital enzyme involved with inflammation response to the early stages of Alzheimer’s.

Potential drugs for cancer and diabetes treatment created at University of Bath

New molecules which scientists hope could one day become drugs for both cancer and diabetes have been created at the University of Bath.

Conference showcases latest advances in cancer research

Today's Cancer Research @ Bath Symposium will bring together researchers with clinicians to share latest learning on cancer diagnosis and treatments.

PhD student wins pharmaceutical analysis award

Husain Naqi (Pharmacy & Pharmacology) has won the 2016 Geoffrey Phillips Analytical Science Award, which aims to encourage the advancement of pharmaceutical analysis and to recognise contributions of emerging scientists.

Why isn’t there a gene for depression?

Dr Sarah Bailey (Pharmacy & Pharmacology) writes for The Conversation.

Challenging the boundaries between the arts & sciences

One of our MPharm students has just returned from taking part in this year’s Roche Continents project in Salzburg, Austria, where she learnt "a lot about passion, to never lose the willingness to explore the unknown and last but not least, to continuously push my 'Edge'."

Bath start-ups scoop prizes at showcase

Two teams of Uni of Bath researchers won prizes at the recent SETsquared Open Innovation Showcase

Cloud-based resource supports microbiology data sharing

CLIMB, the UK’s Cloud Infrastructure for Microbial Bioinformatics is a collaboration between academic and computing staff at the Universities of Bath, Birmingham, Cardiff, Swansea and Warwick.

Koç University cancer researchers visit Bath

The Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology recently welcomed Professor Mert Erkan, Professor Bengi Gürses and Dr Metin Kurtoğlu, medical oncologists with particular expertise in pancreatic cancer research, from our partner institution in Turkey.