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Pharmacology & society

The British Pharmacological Society's mission is to promote and advance pharmacology in all its forms. We aim to deliver this mission by supporting those who are involved with research into drugs and the way they work for the benefit of society.

Though biomedical science advances rapidly, the skills and knowledge of drug action that pharmacologists bring remain essential for the discovery of new medicines. The British Pharmacological Society is committed to ensuring that the UK is the best place in the world to do drug discovery.

The continued discovery of new drugs advances our understanding of science and medicine, benefits Britain’s economy, and improves the health of countless patients worldwide. The Society’s activities with pharmacologists and partners from across the scientific community bring our vision for UK drug discovery closer to a reality. These activities include but are not limited to: