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To Australia and back, via New Zealand

10 Feb 2020 by Gareth Purvis in Prizes, awards and grants published February 2020

The 2019 Outstanding Young Investigator Award winner shares his experiences from this 3 week visit to the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia.

President's Message: A clear vision for 2020

23 Jan 2020 by Munir Pirmohamed in President's message published January 2020

Munir delievers his first message as President and looks to the year ahead.

House of Lords evidence session highlights the role of clinical pharmacology in healthy ageing

03 Jan 2020 by Natalie Harrison published January 2020

Our Education, Engagement and Policy Officer, Natalie Harrison, reports on the recent inquiry into ageing held by House of Lords Science and Technology Committee 

President's Message: Fond farewells, and looking to the future

20 Dec 2019 by Steve Hill in President's message published December 2019

For his final blog, Steve looks back on his time as president and wraps up this year's annual meeting.
 

What are the risks of prescribing morphine to opioid-dependent patients, and is there an alternative?

26 Nov 2019 by Célian Bertin in Young pharmacologists published November 2019

In the context of the global opioid crisis, the use of morphine as a replacement for validated treatments may seem worrying, as the extent of the practice and its potential risks are unknown. However, analysis of French health insurance databases has provided some answers.

Avoiding addiction using biased opioids – can it really work?

19 Nov 2019 by Lucja Kudla in Young pharmacologists published November 2019

Are biased opioids the real ‘holy grail’ of opioid research? Can biased opioids avoid the pitfall of addiction?

LUF7244: one drug could save many others from being abandoned

12 Nov 2019 by Muge QILE in Young pharmacologists published November 2019

What should we do with effective drugs that have a high risk of adverse effects?

The future of male infertility treatment

05 Nov 2019 by Rachel McBrinn in Young pharmacologists published November 2019

Despite living in a generation that is more expressive and open to change, male infertility is still quite a taboo subject, making it an under-acknowledged problem.

A guide to organising your first conference

14 Oct 2019 in Young pharmacologists published October 2019

Four Early Careers Researchers talk about their experience of organising the Neuroscience of Energy Balance 2019 - a Young Life Scientists' symposium.

President's message: Finding our next CEO, and why you need to be at P19

25 Sep 2019 published September 2019

An update from Steve on the annual meeting and Jono's departure