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The British Journal of Pharmacology is recruiting for a Senior Editor

13 May 2019

The British Journal of Pharmacology is recruiting for a Senior Editor with broad expertise in neuropharmacology and drug discovery/target validation. 

British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology recruiting for Editor-in-Chief

15 Apr 2019

The British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology is recruiting for a new Editor-in-Chief.  

Study identifies gender differences in reported adverse drug reactions

03 Apr 2019

In a British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology study, investigators uncovered numerous gender differences in reports of adverse drug reactions sent to the National Pharmacovigilance Centre in the Netherlands.

Society reflects on 20 years of NICE

02 Apr 2019

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) marked its 20th anniversary on 1 April 2019. Our President-Elect, Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed, talked about the important link between NICE and pharmacology.

Society statement on the prospect of a “no-deal” EU exit on 12 April 2019

01 Apr 2019

As things stand, the UK will exit the EU without a withdrawal agreement on 12 April. This ‘no deal’ scenario will be a precarious one for patients.

Statins linked to higher diabetes risk

06 Mar 2019

Individuals who take cholesterol-lowering statins may be at higher risk for developing high blood sugar levels, insulin resistance, and eventually type two diabetes, according to an analysis published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology.

British Pharmacological Society shows support for National Apprenticeship Week, with strong progress in development of trail-blazing scheme for clinical pharmacologists.

04 Mar 2019

Substantial progress is being made in the development of the new national apprenticeship standard for the role of clinical pharmacological scientist.

Society welcomes launch of new review on opioid-containing medicines

14 Feb 2019

An Expert Working Group of the UK’s Commission on Human Medicines will assess the available evidence on risks and benefits in order to support the safe and appropriate use of these medicines in the treatment of pain. Clinical pharmacology expertise will play a crucial role in the analysis.

Greater efforts needed to address cancer therapies’ effects on bone health

06 Feb 2019

A new British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology review examines the impact of cancer therapies on the skeleton and how to limit bone loss and fractures in cancer patients treated with these therapies.  

New opportunities for clinical pharmacology scientists, with first-ever apprenticeship scheme set to support UK’s Life Sciences Industrial Strategy

30 Jan 2019

Approval has been granted for the development of a new national apprenticeship standard for the role of clinical pharmacology scientist, thanks to a cross-sector drive to address the skills gap