Archive for the ‘Pharmacy & Pharmacology’ Category

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.

Breast cancer drug shows continuing clinical impact

Positive, new clinical data were revealed at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago last week, the world’s largest cancer congress, for Irosustat, a drug pioneered at the University of Bath that could prolong the lives of women with breast cancer.

GW4 Consortium combines efforts in cancer research

This week CR@B welcomed colleagues from across the South West (GW4 universities) for the first GW4CANCER workshop.

New way to grow blood vessels could boost regenerative medicine

Growing tissues and organs in the lab for transplantation into patients could become easier after scientists discovered an effective way to produce three-dimensional networks of blood vessels, vital for tissue survival.

Podcast: The making of a Medicinal Chemist

In this lecture, Professor Mike Threadgill explores the influences and inspirations that have led him to a career in academic medicinal chemistry and reviewed the research of his team over the years.

Research to develop better drugs for cancer & Alzheimer's

New work by an interdisciplinary Bath-Leicester-Oxford team provides fundamental insights into specific protein complexes in the bodywhich may provide the basis for the development of drugs that are more specific and efficient in treating diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s.

Using oxygen to sterilise medical implants could save time and money

International researchers led by the University of Bath have demonstrated a cheap, effective and environmentally-friendly way to sterilise medical implants.

Prestigious research award for Richard Guy

Professor Richard Guy has become the 14th scientist since 1986 to receive the Maurice-Marie Janot Award.

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Please nominate support staff for Staff Recognition Award

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Are you considering a research career in Health & Life Sciences?

Health & Life Sciences Fellowship Open Day for those thinking about a research career in Health & Life Sciences.

Find out how to promote your research with The Conversation

Are you looking to demonstrate the impact of your research, build new collaborations and improve your links with industry?

Scientists offer tips on pain and stress management in ‘The Waiting Room’

Find out about our psychology and health research at a new exhibition opening in Bath this week - 'The Waiting Room'.

Barry Potter kicks off prestigious lectureship tour in Liverpool

As part of his Royal Society of Chemistry Lectureship in Medicinal Chemistry for 2015-16, Professor Barry Potter is giving lectures at six universities this academic year including Exeter, Bradford, Belfast, Liverpool, Southampton and the University of East Anglia.

Postgrad student awarded thesis prize by publisher

Hazel Garvie-Cook, who was co-supervised by Sergey Gordeev (Physics) and Richard Guy (Pharmacy & Pharmacology), has had her PhD thesis chosen for publication in the prestigious Springer Theses series.

Researchers contribute to Engage conference

Dr Sarah Bailey (Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology) and Rachel Rose Jackson (Department for Health) shared their experiences of public engagement with research at the annual Engage conference in Bristol.

Listen to Mike Threadgill's inaugural

During the lecture, Mike explores the influences & inspirations that led him to a career in medicinal chemistry

Student wins Biomedical Society studentship prize

Yoana Petrova, a fourth year Pharmacy student, has been awarded the 2015 Biochemical Society Eisenthal Prize for the best summer studentship.

New drug candidate developed against NF1 cancers tumours

Bath researchers, led by Professor Barry Potter, have worked with colleagues from the University of Michigan to design a promising new anticancer drug candidate.