WCP2023 Poster Prize winners and runners-up

The British Pharmacological Society hosted the 19th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology on behalf of the International Union and Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) in Glasgow, Scotland from 2 – 7 July 2023. The call for abstracts for WCP2023 resulted in over 1,500 abstracts being submitted from [...]

July 27th, 2023|

Networking, immersive learning and more – the power of in-person meetings

With less than a month to go until the 19th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (WCP2023), I’m looking forward to welcoming you all to the city of Glasgow, Scotland, for a week full of cutting-edge science and networking. In a time where virtual connectivity (and the pains [...]

June 8th, 2023|

The importance of sex as an experimental variable

In biomedical research, sex bias is a long-standing issue. In 2019, the British Journal of Pharmacology (BJP) published an editorial that highlighted the recent buzz around 'precision medicine' and stated that "it seems unconscionable that “sex,” which is probably the most obvious distinguishing characteristic in humans, has been largely [...]

March 13th, 2023|

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science (IDWGIS) takes place every year on 11 February. It's an important day for promoting equitable access for women and girls in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The United Nations reports that even though tremendous progress has been [...]

February 10th, 2023|

Discover the latest cancer research at WCP2023

To mark World Cancer Day, we wanted to highlight some of the important speakers and cancer-related research that will be shared at the World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (WCP2023). Keynote speakers Professor Klaus Pantel Professor Klaus Pantel is the Chairman of the Institute of Tumour [...]

February 4th, 2023|

Burns Night

Every year on 25 January, Scots around the world gather together for Burns Night - a celebration of the world-famous poet, Robert Burns. Born in 1759 in Alloway, Scotland, Robert 'Rabbie' Burns is regarded as a pioneer of the Romantic movement and is Scotland's national poet. His most well-known [...]

January 25th, 2023|

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