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Graham Russell: A 50-year odyssey with bisphosphonates, bone biology and beyond.

02 Oct 2020 in Editorial published October 2020

This year, Graham Russell was awarded the prestigious Sir James Black Award, presented by the British Pharmacological Society in recognition of his contributions to drug discovery. Read this blog and register for ELRIG’s Drug Discovery Digital conference to hear directly from this genuine, humble, world-class scientist.

President's message: Members continue to contribute expertise in the fight against COVID-19

23 Sep 2020 in Editorial published September 2020

As the UK seems to be at the start of a “second wave” of COVID-19 infections, Munir Pirmohamed takes a look at how Society members are contributing their expertise in both clinical and non-clinical settings, despite extremely challenging circumstances.

President's message: Annual Review

29 Jun 2020 in Editorial published June 2020

Munir Pirmohamed takes a look takes a look at some of the highlights from our Annual Review, and ahead to the future.

President's message: Journey to WCP2022

29 Jun 2020 in Editorial published July 2020

Munir Pirmohamed invites to join us in making the 19th World Congress of Basic & Clinical Pharamcology 2020 a true celebration of science.

Your Society: Supporting the next generation of pharmacologists

29 Jun 2020 in Editorial published August 2020

Our CEO, Rachel Lambert-Forsyth, highlights the support that the Society is offering to pharmacology students during this difficult time.

Announcing the recipients of some our prizes and awards

12 Jun 2020 in Editorial published June 2020

Munir Pirmohamed announces the recipients of some of our prizes and awards, representing a range of specialisms in pharmacology.

Taking extra steps to add kindness into your life

05 Jun 2020 in Editorial published May 2020

The state of your mental health is very important. Kindness can be intrinsic (kindness to yourself) or extrinsic (kindness to others), with each perspective contributing to a healthy balance and good mental health.

Shining a light on invisible illnesses: inflammatory bowel disease

19 May 2020 in Editorial published May 2020

To mark Inflammatory Bowel Disease Awareness Day, we share one person's experience of inflammatory bowel disease and a discussion of its treatment - current and potential.

Lessons from research advances in spinal cord repair

19 May 2020 in Editorial published May 2020

A look at the challenges of treating spinal cord injury (SCI) and the pharmacological advances in the field.

Pharmacology in healthcare - support for nurses and midwives

12 May 2020 in Editorial published May 2020

2020 marks both the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife and the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. This makes it timely to shine a spotlight on this underrepresented group in the Society who apply the principles of pharmacology in their day-to-day roles.

Editorial - December 2017

21 Dec 2017 in Editorial published December 2017

In our winter issue of Pharmacology Matters we hear from members from across the world who share their diverse experiences of being part of a global community of pharmacologists.