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New STRAND Student Enrichment Seminar

This Wednesday see’s the start of the STRAND Student Enrichment Seminar Series, with Dr Peter Cragg, will talk about his work in the detection of chemical nerve agents with specific examples from Dr Cragg’s previous work as well as the… Continue Reading →

STRAND visit Alzheimer’s UK at the Amex

Researchers from STRAND recently attended an Alzheimer’s UK Public Engagement event at the American Express Community Stadium.  The event attracted over 140 members of the public along with researchers from 5 south coast universities.  This was an excellent chance for the… Continue Reading →

TNF-α antagonist etanercept reverses age-related increases in constipation in mice

In an exciting new paper led by STRAND Researchers Dr Bhavik Patel, Dr Mel Flint and Dr Mark Yeoman, alongside colleagues from The Open University examining a potential novel treatment class for chronic constipation has been published in the prestigious  Nature Scientific Reports…. Continue Reading →

Mapping G-protein coupled receptor signalling pathways

Recent work by STRAND Member Kok Choi Kong has been published in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. The paper is important as studies in transfected cells have established that G protein-coupled receptors… Continue Reading →

MPharm Student awarded Welcome Trust Vacation Scholarship

Congratulations to MPharm Year 3 student, Prijay Bakrania, who has been awarded a Vacation Scholarship entitled ‘Does the expression of Nrf2 change with age in humans?’ The project, under the supervision of STRAND member Dr Greg Scutt, examines Nrf2 an important… Continue Reading →

Discovering New Antibiotics

Just weeks after Prime Minister David Cameron called for a worldwide cut in the unnecessary use of antibiotics and rewards for drug companies which develop new medicines to fight drug-resistant superbugs, STRAND scientists have been studying soil bacteria which, they… Continue Reading →

Student work published in Autonomic Neuroscience

STRAND Researchers have published a recent paper in Autonomic Neuroscience, with some of  the work being done by BSc Pharamceutical Science students. The paper entitled “Acute paraquat exposure impairs colonic motility by selectively attenuating nitrergic signalling in the mouse” examined… Continue Reading →

STRAND Members Outreach Work

STRAND Members Dr Angela Sheerin & Dr Claire Marriott, along with PABS colleagues Dr Anna Guildford & Ms Bertie Berterelli, have been doing some outstanding outreach work. The full story can be seen below: A* Scientist outreach work  

Top review award for article from STRAND Member

The Lancet Infectious Diseases article was selected for the Elsevier Atlas award, given to a single article every month from the thousands of papers published across Elsevier’s 1,800 journals. The award recognises research with the potential to impact people’s lives… Continue Reading →

STRAND hosting International Researchers

STRAND is delighted to be hosting a series of talks, at 3pm on Wednesday 25th November in Watts House, by researchers from the Institute of Neuroscience a Physiology, at The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. The talks will be given by Prof…. Continue Reading →

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