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Successful Athena SWAN lecture by Professor Doreen Cantrell

Mon Apr 03 12:21:00 BST 2017

Professor Doreen Cantrell gave a talk entitled “Life and Lymphocytes” tocelebrate the department’s achievements under the Athena SWAN Bronze award. read more »

PhD student wins award for paper in pharmaceutical analysis

Wed Sep 21 16:07:00 BST 2016

PhD student, Husain Naqi has won the 2016 Geoffrey Phillips Analytical Science Award read more »

Koç cancer researchers visit Bath

Mon Jul 18 11:17:00 BST 2016

On Tuesday 5 July the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology welcomed three scientists from our international partner, Koç University, Turkey. The three visitors, Professor Mert Erkan, Professor Bengi Gürses and Dr Metin Kurtoğlu are medical oncologists with particular expertise in pancreatic cancer research. read more »

Cancer drug designed at Bath shows continuing clinical impact

Fri Jun 24 15:14:00 BST 2016

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. read more »

Chemical biology work could help to develop better drugs for the treatment of cancer and Alzheimer's

Fri Apr 29 11:41:00 BST 2016

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

Prestigious research award for pharmacy professor

Fri Apr 15 10:36:00 BST 2016

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

Postgraduate student awarded prestigious thesis prize by publisher Springer

Tue Jan 05 14:13:00 GMT 2016

Hazel Garvie-Cook has had her PhD thesis chosen for publication in the prestigious Springer Theses series. Hazel was co-supervised by Dr Sergey Gordeev in Physics and Professor Richard Guy in Pharmacy & Pharmacology. read more »

Professor kicks off prestigious lectureship tour

Tue Jan 05 12:03:00 GMT 2016

Professor Barry Potter holds the Royal Society of Chemistry Lectureship in Medicinal Chemistry for 2015-16. He gave his first lecture in the Department of Chemistry, Liverpool in November of last year. The lecture was entitled: “Academic Drug Discovery: Sulfatase Inhibitors from Concept to Clinic and Beyond.” read more »

Mike Threadgill delivers Inaugural Lecture

Tue Dec 15 15:17:00 GMT 2015

Professor Mike Threadgill delivered an Inaugural Lecture on 2 December, titled ‘The Making of a Medicinal Chemist’. read more »

Bath team visits College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University

Mon Nov 09 17:10:00 GMT 2015

A delegation from the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology visited the College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University, in Hangzhou, China on 26-27 October. read more »

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.

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'."