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An interview with three University of Leicester academics has been published by the British Pharmacological Society
The Jamaica Observer last week carried a great feature on Dr Rupika Delgoda who runs the Natural Product Institute at the University of the West Indies.
The Department of Cell Physiology and Pharmacology was created to bring together existing research strengths in cellular and molecular aspects of physiology and pharmacology within the University Medical School. The Department is one of 11 departments comprising the newly formed College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology. Situated on the main University campus it occupies space in the Maurice Shock Building, Hodgkin Building and the new Henry Wellcome Building.
The main research focus of the Department is in cell surface receptors, ion channels and intracellular signalling pathways, particularly their function in the normal and diseases cardiovascular system, respiratory system and nervous system.
Our world class research activities inform our undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programmes providing a stimulating and cutting edge environment for learning.
One of our PhD students, Adam Tozer, recently won the Physiology Oral Communication Pfizer Prize at Physiology Society’s 2012 Edinburgh meeting.
The title of his presentation was “Nitric oxide (NO) potentiates an SK-mediated afterhyperpolarising potential (AHP) in mouse MNTB neurons.”
It was a 10 minute oral communication at the Physiology 2012 conference, held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre