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AJ Clarke in BPS Hall of Fame

AJ Clarke was one of 5 eminent Pharmacologists newly inducted into the British Pharmacological Society's Hall of Fame on 19 Nov 2015. The Wellcome Department of Pharmacology was established in 1905 and was the first such Department in England. Since its inception it has been renowned for its discoveries of drug action on tissues, cells and single proteins, and for the quantification of drug action, such as the Schild Plot. In 1923 A.J Clark produced a seminal textbook entitled ‘Applied Pharmacology’ linking Pharmacology and Therapeutics. This book has been updated by members of the Department over the years and in its present form - now called Pharmacology - remains a leading text in the field.

Published: Nov 26, 2015 1:33:19 PM

Prof A V Hill's Blue Plaque was unveiled...

Prof AV Hill’s Blue Plaque was unveiled 9 Sept 2015 at his former home, 16 Bishopswood Road, Highgate, where he had lived from 1923-1967.

Published: Oct 20, 2015 3:15:27 PM

Prof David Attwell won the Fondation Ipsen Prize for Neuroenergetics

Prof David Attwell won the Fondation Ipsen Prize for Neuroenergetics (60,000 euros, jointly with Pierre Magistretti and Marcus Raichle), to be awarded at FENS next year.

Published: Oct 20, 2015 3:14:13 PM

Prof Stuart Cull-Candy elected an Honorary Fellow...

Prof Stuart Cull-Candy elected an Honorary Fellow of the Physiological Society (2015) for seminal contributions to Neuroscience.

Published: Oct 20, 2015 3:12:49 PM

Contact Details

Head of Department: Trevor Smart, FRPharmS, FMedSci, Schild Professor of Pharmacology

Location map for the research department


General Enquiries    
Executive Officer/PA to Head of Department    
Tina Bashford    
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 2013
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Undergraduate Student Admissions Enquiries    
Heather Gardiner

Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 7169

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Undergraduate Admissions Tutors    
Neuroscience - Prof. Paola Pedarzani    
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 7744 internal 37744
Pharmacology-Dr. Guy Moss
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 3752
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Physiology (2nd year entry) - Dr. Richard Tunwell    
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 3210 internal 33210
Graduate Tutors (Admissions/Procedures)    
Prof. Alasdair Gibb (lead)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 1398 internal 31398
Prof. Alexander Gourine
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 2565 internal 32565
Graduate Administrator    
Joanna Fryer    
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 5461
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Head of Teaching

Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology

Dr. Talvinder Sihra    
Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 3296 internal 33296
Teaching Office Room G10, Medawar Building
Tracy Hicks (Manager)
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Anushka Magan
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Nick Clarke internal 33751
Tutors to Neuroscience Students    

Dr. Jeremy Cook

(1st year)

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Prof. Paola Pedarzani
(2nd year & Programme Tutor)
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Prof. Maria Fitzgerald
(3rd and 4th year)
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Prof. Chris Yeo
(Integrated BSc)
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Tutors to Pharmacology Students    
Dr. Guy Moss
(1st year)
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Dr. Talvinder Sihra
(2nd and 4th year, and Programme Tutor)
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Dr. Martin Stocker
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Prof. Lucia Sivilotti
(Integrated BSc)
Tutor to Physiology and Pharmacology BSc/IBSc Students
Dr. Paola Vergani
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Tutor to Physiology BSc/IBSc Students    
Dr. Ian Edwards internal 51034
Teaching Administrator, Project Officer
Dr. Christine Williams internal 37780
Finance and Grants Administration    
Roger Allman internal 65473
Rebecca Khan internal 65471
Stavroula Lialiou internal 65470
Human Resources Administration    
Rachel Tribe (Manager) internal 65469
Jeremy Guyer
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Buildings Management    
Tony Langford internal 65454
Becki Sansome internal 65450
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