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Professor Roland Jones joins New Scientist Live

Fri Oct 13 13:21:00 BST 2017

Roland joined the Royal Society of Biology stand to talk to the public about how brain cells communicate. read more »

Silver Athena SWAN Award for Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology

Fri Oct 06 09:49:00 BST 2017

The Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology is the first Department at the University to hold a Silver Award for their commitment to gender equality. read more »

Film entered for Oscars features clip of epilepsy lecture

Mon Oct 02 16:55:00 BST 2017

Professor Roland Jones could potentially be in the credit list of an Academy Award winning film. read more »

Interdisciplinary team discover a new cell signalling molecule

Mon Jul 10 13:39:00 BST 2017

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

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 »

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.

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.