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Sir James Black Award for Contributions to Drug Discovery

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This award recognises the achievements of pharmacologists who have discovered a new drug or a new use for an existing drug. The winner will receive £2,000.

Nominations

As a member you can nominate yourself or other members.

Nominations will open in January 2019.

Eligibility

Nominees will need to be:

  • individuals or teams of up to five people
  • ​have been members for a least two years

Sir James Black Award for Contributions to Drug Discovery

This award is named in honour of James Whyte Black who discovered two ‘first-in-class’ medicines: the first beta-blocker and the first selective histamine H2 antagonist for the treatment of stomach ulcers