This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Learn more about cookies and how to manage them.


Our blog is a platform for members and partners to share their views and tell us about their work and interests. If you have any ideas for articles then get in touch.


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

An update on our networks project

20 Aug 2019 by Jono Bruun published August 2019

CEO Jono Bruun gives an update on our project to improve the way we engage across the Society.

President's message: a thrilling lecture and the PSA independent review

18 Jul 2019 in President's message published July 2019

An update from Steve on the 2019 President's Lecture and the independent review of the PSA.

Winning the Schachter Award

12 Jul 2019 by Kayleigh Slater published July 2019

Schachter Award winner Kayleigh Slater shares her three week working experience with the Liverpool Ocular Oncology Research Group at the University of Liverpool. 

An Australian adventure: winning the Outstanding Young Investigator Award

09 May 2019 by Robert Laprairie in Prizes, awards and grants published May 2019

Robert Laprairie shares his experience of winning Outstanding Young Investigator 2018 from the British Pharmacological Society and ASCEPT

Our Affinity Groups are changing

23 Apr 2019 by Jono Bruun in Your Society published April 2019

We are getting started on an important project to improve our Affinity Groups, and I’d like talk to you about why we’re making changes.