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    Pharmacy & biomedical sciences

    Our research is focused on 'New Medicines, Better Medicines & Better Use of Medicines'.

The Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences is a major research centre in Scotland and is amongst the UK's top Schools of Pharmacy. We have a wide range of state-of-the-art research facilities and recently benefited from the opening of a new £36m building.

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The Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences

John Arbuthnott Building (Hamnett Wing)
161 Cathedral Street
G4 0RE

+44 (0)141 548 2125

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Centre for Biophotonics

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The centre focuses on world-class interdisciplinary research between physicists and biomedical scientists in the area of advanced optical imaging. This involves the routine development of innovative optical microscopic and mesoscopic imaging technologies and their applications to diverse research themes within life sciences.

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Cancer Research UK Formulation Unit

Cancer Research UK Formulation Unit

This cutting-edge unit develops putative anti-cancer drugs to a level suitable for Phase I and II clinical trials.  Expertise ranges from drug characterisation, to formulation development and regulatory requirements. Find out more about the unit.