"pharmacology and therapeutics" blog posts

World Breastfeeding Week 2022

Posted on: 4 August 2022 | Category: August 2022 Posts

Woman breastfeeding her baby in a market

Professor Catriona Waitt is a Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Global Health in the Institute of Systems, Molecular and Integrative Biology. Catriona’s current research ‘MILK – Maternal and Infant Lactation pharmacoKinetics’ aims to provide greater evidence to support safer use of medicines in breastfeeding mothers.


Talking proteomics at BSPR 2022

Posted on: 19 July 2022 | Category: July 2022 Posts

BSPR conference ID badge

Megan Ford is a PhD student in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics in the Institute of Systems, Molecular and Integrative Biology. She recently attended the annual British Society for Proteome Research conference in Oxford and told us all about her research and the trip.


My First Paper - Dr Daryl Hodge

Posted on: 6 May 2022 | Category: May 2022 posts

As part of our new initiative across the Faculty, are showcasing research and their researchers across the board engaging with the future generations of researchers. This week we continue our My First Paper campaign with Dr Daryl Hodge from ISMIB, telling us all about their first research paper.


Student wins prize at British Pharmacology Society conference

Posted on: 8 January 2021 | Category: January posts

Beth Heaton in the laboratory

Beth Heaton, a PhD student in the department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, has won an award at the annual British Pharmacological Society (BPS: Pharmacology 2020) conference for her work on glucose uptake transporters in human immune cells.


Life as a PhD Student in Lockdown

Posted on: 16 November 2020 | Category: November posts

Rebecca Jensen in University Square after her MRes graduation ceremony

Rebecca Jensen is a PhD student in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. During the first national lockdown she was unable to continue her original research from home, and so she decided to volunteer for the ISARIC/WHO CCP study which looks at the urgent questions posed by Covid-19. Here she tells us what that was like, and how she is coping with the second national lockdown.


Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed joins British Heart Foundation Board

Posted on: 12 November 2020 | Category: November posts

Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed

Professor Sir Munir Pirmohamed has been appointed as a trustee to the Board of the British Heart Foundation (BHF). He was appointed alongside Prudential’s Mark FitzPatrick and Professor Jill Pell from the University of Glasgow.


From Uganda to the UK: Crossing continents for COVID-19 clinical care

Posted on: 15 October 2020 | Category: October posts

Catriona Waitt is a Reader in Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Liverpool, a Wellcome clinical postdoctoral fellow based at the Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, and an honorary Consultant in Acute Medicine at the Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Peter Waitt is an Acute Physician at Wirral University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Infectious Disease Institute as Uganda Clinical Lead on the Joint Mobile Emerging Disease Clinical Capability Project. Here they tell us about balancing work and family life during the pandemic, both in Uganda and in Liverpool.