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Blog - May 2021

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The role of genetic testing in healthy ageing

28 May 2021 published May 2021

Pharmacology Matters editor Taichi Ochi explains how genetic testing can help us to age well. 

President's Message: Announcing our prize winners

24 May 2021 in President's message published May 2021

Society President Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed announces our 2021 prize recipients. 

Mental health in the work environment

14 May 2021 published May 2021

For 2021 Mental Health Awareness Week, Edward (Ted) Wickstead discusses the importance of looking after your mental health at work, including ideas for how employers can create supportive working environments and ways employees can seek help. 

Changing the narrative around schizophrenia

12 May 2021 by Erin Meldrum published May 2021

Schizophrenia is a complex condition which impacts millions of people worldwide. In our blog for 2021 Mental Health Awareness Week, pharmacology student Erin Meldrum explains some of the issues and how she hopes to drive change in this area.