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|

Announcing the winner of the Early Career Researcher Logo Design Competition!

In 2022, we held a competition inviting Early Career Researchers (ECRs) to submit designs that we could print on WCP2023 merchandise. The profits from the sale of these items will go to the WCP2023 ECR Fund, which provides financial support and creates more opportunities for ECRs to attend and [...]

December 20th, 2022|

WCP2023 President and Secretary General speak at the Italian Society of Pharmacology’s 41st National Congress

Author: Professor David Webb, WCP2023 President The Italian Society of Pharmacology (Società Italiana Farmacologia (SIF)) held its 41st National Congress in Rome from 16 to 19 November 2022. As President of WCP2023, I was delighted to be invited to speak at the conference, along with Secretary General of WCP2023, [...]

December 7th, 2022|
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