XJTLU – University of Liverpool Joint Centre for Pharmacology and Therapeutics (JCPT)

Founded in November 2021, the Joint Centre for Pharmacology and Therapeutics (JCPT) is a joint venture between the University of Liverpool’s Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics and Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) Academy of Pharmacy.

The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of Liverpool is an internationally-leading Department, with a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and innovation, as exemplified by the Department’s prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize in recognition of its work to improve the safety and effectiveness of medicines. The Department’s varied research strengths include active successful programmes in personalised medicine, antimicrobial resistance, drug safety and long-acting therapies with the priority of developing new medicines for the benefit of patients.

XJTLU and Suzhou Industrial Park government co-founded the XJTLU Wisdom Lake Academy of Pharmacy in November 2020. Its goal is to build, within 10 years, a Pharma Valley of China – a globally recognised, influential and best-in-class industry hub in China. Suzhou will be the site of a large biopharmaceutical ecosystem, featuring leading global pharmaceutical companies, premier healthcare providers and world-class academic forums.

The JCPT brings together researchers from both institutions working in collaboration with industry partners based in the Suzhou Pharma Valley. The JCPT will facilitate joint research projects between The University of Liverpool, Academy of Pharmacy and industry, supporting the development of new therapies, particularly in the area of cell and gene therapy, building on the strengths of both The University of Liverpool’s Department for Pharmacology and Therapeutics and XJTLU’s Academy of Pharmacy. The Joint Centre will also serve as a catalyst for new teaching and postgraduate training opportunities; for XJTLU students to come to Liverpool, and for Liverpool students to study and carry out research at XJTLU. 

University of Liverpool and XJTLU staff at XJTLU Wisdom Lake Academy of Pharmacy

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