Archive for the ‘Pharmacy & Pharmacology’ Category

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.

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.

Which support staff deserve recognition?

Do you know a member of our support staff (or a small group) who shows excellence in the way they undertake their duties, and who contributes to the broader life of the University?

Please nominate support staff for Staff Recognition Award

Do you know a member of our support staff (or a small group) who shows excellence in the way they undertake their duties, and who contributes to the broader life of the University?

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'.