Research in Cell Physiology and Pharmacology
We have an international reputation for research excellence in neuroscience, cell signalling and cardiovascular biology which compliments the new College's thematic research strategy. CPP staff are members of one or more of the following themes:
Some of the human conditions targeted by our research are cardiac arrhythmias, ischemic heart disease, memory impairement in the ageing population, diabetes, asthma, chronic pain, deafness and tinnitus, Alzheimer's disease, malaria, blood clotting, stroke, and many more. Our research is strongly supported by UK Research Councils, Medical Charities, the European Union, and the pharmaceutical industry.
In the HEFCE Research Assessment Exercise 2008, Biological Sciences research at Leicester was rated 11th out of 49 universities that were submitted (Research Fortnight Power Ratings):