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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

Map of University College

Showing the location of Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology (Medical Sciences Building), the Andrew Huxley Building, the Laboratory for Molecular Pharmacology (LMP) and the Medawar Building. Entrance routes are marked in red.


There are three recommended access ways:
1) from Gordon Street/Gordon Square - enter the iron gate (first after Bloomsbury Theatre) and then turn left.
2) from Torrington Place - follow the road leading under the arch of Medical Sciences Building.
3) from Gower Street - enter through the Anatomy entrance, take the main stairs to the first or second floors, then follow corridor into Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology.