"research" blog posts

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.


Spotlight: Lung cancer research in Liverpool

Posted on: 30 November 2020 | Category: November posts

As Lung Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, we reflect on the vital research taking place in Liverpool.


Spotlight: Professor Eithne Costello - pancreatic cancer research

Posted on: 19 November 2020 | Category: November posts

Professor Eithne Costello

This edition of Spotlight focusses on Professor Eithne Costello from the Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine. Eithne joined the University of Liverpool in 1999, where she established her own research group focused on pancreatic cancer, with a particular emphasis on early diagnosis.


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.


Spotlight: Professor Sarah Coupland

Posted on: 13 November 2020 | Category: November posts

Professor Sarah Coupland

This edition of Spotlight focusses on Professor Sarah Coupland from the Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine. Sarah holds the George Holt Chair in Pathology and is an Honorary Consultant Histopathologist at the Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.


Spotlight: Professor Andy Jones - international rice research

Posted on: 9 October 2020 | Category: October posts

Rice Diversity.  Part of the image collection of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

This edition of Spotlight focusses on Professor Andy Jones from the Department of Biochemistry and Systems Biology. Andy is joint Director of the Computational Biology Facility and is one of the founders of the UK Rice Research Consortium (UKRRC).


Spotlight: Dr Jill Madine - researching dementia

Posted on: 11 September 2020 | Category: September posts

This edition of Spotlight focusses on Dr Jill Madine from the Department of Biochemistry and Systems Biology. Jill has a long-standing interest in the role of amyloid proteins in neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases. Her recent research has focussed on the potential role of the previously identified cardiovascular amyloid protein medin in dementia.