Archive for the ‘Pharmacy & Pharmacology’ Category

Obituary - Tony Draper

It is with much sadness that we announce the death of Tony Draper who passed away on 21 March

Revolution in diabetes monitoring

Scientists have created a patch which measures blood glucose levels without a finger-prick test

Dr Adelina Illie BBC Radio 4: non-invasive blood monitor

Dr Adeline Illie speaks on BBC Radio 4's Today programme regarding an adhesive patch measures of glucose levels through the skin without a finger-prick blood test

Chancellor visits University of Bath to mark Founders Day

The University of Bath marked its Founders Day on Tuesday 6 March with a lecture by Professor Sheila Rowan on gravitational waves, followed by a reception hosted by the Chancellor HRH The Earl of Wessex.

Complex inhalers putting patients off

Respiratory disease patients with arthritis may struggle to manage their conditions due to fiddly inhalers

Complicated inhalers prevent patients from taking medicine, study finds

Respiratory disease patients with arthritis could struggle to manage their conditions because their inhalers are too fiddly for them to use, University of Bath research has found.

Bath leads new pharmacist training to strengthen and diversify the pharmacy workforce

The University of Bath is leading on new masters-level training for community pharmacists in the southern NHS regions of England.

PhD student awarded fellowship for stroke prevention

Anneka Mitchell was granted £180,000 to fund her research on the effectiveness of anticoagulants, commonly known as blood thinners.

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.