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Meet the Team

Head of Department

Professor Rebecca Green

Executive Support Staff

Sandra Whitaker

Academic Staff

Pharmacy Practice

Name

Position and Responsibilities

Research interests

Nancy Cheng

Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist

Dr Parastou Donyai

Associate Professor of Social and Cognitive Pharmacy

Director of Pharmacy Practice

Admissions Tutor

Social psychology of pharmacy, adherence, prescribing, medication beliefs

Flavia Ghouri

Graduate Teaching Assistant Pharmacy Practice

Daniel Grant

Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy Education

Departmental Director of Teaching and Learning (Pharmacy)

Dr Amelia Hollywood

Lecturer in Health Services Research

Health psychology, behaviour change and obesity

Catherine Langran

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Director of Experiential Learning

Lead for Teacher Practitioners

Pharmacy education, clinical pharmacy

Dr Rosemary Lim

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Human factors, organisational resilience, medication safety, diabetes (insulin), dementia, antimicrobial resistance, non-medical prescribing, qualitative research, patient and public involvement

Cathy Naylor

Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist

Sophie Oduyale

Graduate Teaching Assistant Pharmacy Practice

Compatibility of multiple intravenous drugs administered down the same line in hospital

Dr Caroline Parkhurst

Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist

Pharmacy practice

Dr Nilesh Patel

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

MPharm Programme Director

Clinical pharmaceutics, pharmacists in general practice and evaluation of pharmacy services

Mona Qassim

Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist

Mental health

Kim Ridout

Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist

Elderly care, Frailty, Polypharmacy

Professor Kath Ryan

Professor of Social Pharmacy

Pharmacists in general practice, medication narratives, public and patient involvement, infant feeding

Ravi Savania

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacy Practice

Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Name

Position and Responsibilities

Research interests

Dr Hisham Al-Obaidi

Lecturer in Pharmaceutics

Engineering amorphous and crystalline materials for drug delivery purposes, the use of co-crystals and amorphous dispersions in Pulmonary and oral drug delivery, encapsulation of bioactives into more complex carriers

Dr Samuel Bizley

Lecturer in Pharmacy

Dr John Brazier

Associate Professor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Director of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry

DNA structure and function, Nucleic Acid targeting

Dr Alexander Edwards

Associate Professor in Biomedical Technology

Impact Lead

Diagnostics, microfluidics, miniaturisation, digital technology for healthcare, vaccines, vaccine formulation, formulation of biologics, innovation, entrepreneurship, technology commercialisation

Dr Francesca Greco

Associate Professor in Drug Delivery

School Director of Postgraduate Research Studies

Drug delivery, nanomedicines, polymer-drug conjugates, cancer

Dr James Hall

Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Nucleic acid structure, damage and drug interactions

Dr Elena Kabova

Lecturer

Professor Vitaliy Khutoryanskiy

Professor of Formulation Science

Pharmacy Director of Postgraduate Recruitment; Program Director of MSc (by Research) in Formulation Design and Analysis

Transmucosal drug delivery (ocular, nasal, oral and intravesical), mucoadhesive materials, mucosa-penetration, hydrogels, nanoparticles, pharmaceutical polymers, stimuli-responsive polymers, encapsulation technologies

Professor Helen Osborn

Professor of Biomedicinal Chemistry

School Athena SWAN lead

Medicinal chemistry, synthetic chemistry, analytical chemistry, prodrugs, cancer, bacterial infections, carbohydrates

Dr Kenneth Shankland

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics

Crystallography of molecular materials, powder X-ray diffraction, single-crystal X-ray diffraction

Dr Katja Strohfeldt -Venables

Associate Professor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Dean (Teaching and Learning)

Synthesis and evaluation of metal-based anti-cancer agents, quality assurance of herbal medicine

Marleen Wilde

Teaching Associate in Pharmaceutics

Polymer-membrane interactions, targeted drug-delivery and carrier molecules, (bio)membrane models, biophysical techniques, neutron scattering

Professor Adrian Williams

Professor of Pharmaceutics

Research Dean (Health)

Medicines design, topical and transdermal drug delivery, poorly-water soluble drugs

Pharmacology

Name

Position and Responsibilities

Research interests

Dr Silvia Amadesi

Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology/Therapeutics

Senior Tutor

Serine proteases, neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration

Dr Katrina Bicknell

Associate Professor in Cardiovascular and Regenerative Medicine

SCFP Director of Teaching and Learning

Dr Angela Bithell

Lecturer in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Pharmacy Athena SWAN Lead

Stem cell biology, neuroscience, developmental neurobiology, neurodegeneration, epigenetics, functional 3D in vitro neuronal networks, glia in health and disease

Dr Graeme Cottrell

Lecturer in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Director of Postgraduate Progression

G protein-coupled receptors, ion channels, receptors, trafficking, signalling, migraine, inflammation

Dr Mark Dallas

Lecturer in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

School Outreach/Marketing Lead

Neurodegeneration, glial biology, gasotransmitters, ion channels/transporters

Dr Patrick Lewis

Associate Professor in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Research Division Lead for Pharmacy

Parkinson's disease, signal transduction biology, enzymology, LRRK2

Dr Alister McNeish

Associate Professor in Cardiovascular Pharmacology

SCFP Director of Outreach

Pharmacy Exams Officer

Pharmacology of ion channels in vascular function, molecular mechanism of omega 3 fatty acids in vascular function, effects of cannabinoids in epilepsy/seizure, neurovascular interactions in epilepsy/seizure. Methods include: electrophysiology, myography, molecular biology, and behavioural

Professor Gary Stephens

Professor of Pharmacology

Director of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Presynaptic calcium channels, G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR), plant derived cannabinoids, inhibitory neurotransmission in the cerebellum

Dr Francesco Tamagnini

Lecturer in Pharmacology

Alzheimer's disease and dementia, neuronal hyperexcitability, hippocampus, cerebral cortex, neuronal correlates of memory and learning

Dr Sakthivel Vaiyapuri

Lecturer in Pharmacology Cardiovascular, platelets, thrombosis, inflammation, venom toxicology

Dr Darius Widera

Lecturer in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Study Abroad and ERASMUS Coordinator

Stem cells, inflammation, extracellular vesicles, regeneration, signal transduction

CIPPET

Name

Position and Responsibilities

Research interests

Sanjay Desai

Lecturer, CIPPET

Kat Hall

Director of Centre for Inter-Professional Postgraduate Education and Training (CIPPET)

Elizabeth Halley

Sessional Nurse Lecturer (CIPPET)

Amareen Kamboh

Senior Teaching Fellow CIPPET

Programme Director - Postgraduate Diploma in Foundation Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacy practice, postgraduate, education

Tim Langran

Senior Teaching Fellow CIPPET

Primary care, clinical pharmacists, diabetes

Susan Slade

Senior Teaching Fellow CIPPET

Pharmacist Lead for Prescribing Programme

Physician Associate Programme

Name

Position and Responsibilities

Dr Sarah Greenwood

Lecturer Physician Associate Programme

Dr Simone Magee

Academic Director Physician Associate Programme

Dr Richard Perry

Lecturer Physician Associate Programme

Alex Reynolds

Lecturer Physician Associate Programme

University of Reading Malaysia

Name

Position and Responsibilities

Research interests

Dr Sumita Elendran

Lecturer in Pharmacy, University of Reading Malaysia

Pharmacognosy, pharmaceutical chemistry and pharmaceutics

Kate Fletcher

Lecturer in Pharmacy, University of Reading Malaysia

Pharmacy Education

Dr Sini George

Lecturer in Pharmacy (Medicinal Chemistry), University of Reading Malaysia

Developing functional biomaterials and nanobiomaterials for drug delivery and biomedical applications, bioanalysis, toxicology, nanotoxicology, pedagogic tools in chemical education

Dr Wee Kiat Ong

Lecturer in Pharmacy (Pharmacology and Therapeutics), University of Reading Malaysia

Cell signalling, endocrinology and metabolism, stem cell biology

Dr Rajendran Vaiyapuri

Lecturer in Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics), University of Reading Malaysia

Nanomedicine, drug delivery systems, short peptide based hydrogels, supramolecular materials and nanocomposites

Dr Samantha Weston

Head of Pharmacy, University of Reading Malaysia

Antimicrobial stewardship, healthcare education, management

Research Staff

Name

Email address

Dr Sophie Jegouic

s.m.jegouic@reading.ac.uk

Dr Laura Lefevre

l.a.lefevre@reading.ac.uk

Dr Karen Lloyd

k.c.lloyd@reading.ac.uk

Dr Claudia Manzoni

c.manzoni@reading.ac.uk

Dr Radhika Pothi

radhika.pothi@reading.ac.uk

Dr Divya Ravishankar

d.ravishankar@reading.ac.uk

Dr Taniya Sharmeen

t.sharmeen@reading.ac.uk

Dr Laura Thei

l.j.thei@reading.ac.uk

Emeritus and Visiting Staff

Name

Professor Angela Alexander

Dr Andrew Brewster

Dr Marc Brown

Dr Helena Cimarosti

Dr Clare Crowley

Dr Tim Hanlon

Dr Joanne Kitchen

Dr Kate Masters

Prof Alan Palmer

Dr Mark Parry

Dr Clare Rawlinson Malone

Dr Arif Shivji

Dr Nicola Stoner

Professor Phillip Strange

Professor Ben Whalley

Professor Elizabeth Williamson

Dr Stephen Wright

MEET THE TEAM

Head of Department

Professor Rebecca Green

Executive Support Staff

Sandra Whitaker

Academic Staff

Name

Position and Responsibilities

Research interests

Dr Hisham Al-Obaidi

Lecturer in Pharmaceutics

School Academic Lead for Thermal analysis for the Chemical Analysis Facility (CAF)

Lead for pharmaceutical calculations of the MPharm

Module convenor for PM3A

Engineering amorphous and crystalline materials for drug delivery purposes, the use of co-crystals and amorphous dispersions in Pulmonary and oral drug delivery, encapsulation of bioactives into more complex carriers

Dr Silvia Amadesi

Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology/Therapeutics

Senior Tutor

Year 2 Academic Tutor

Serine proteases, neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration

Dr Katrina Bicknell

Associate Professor in Cardiovascular and Regenerative Medicine

Director of Teaching and Learning

Dr Angela Bithell

Lecturer in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Pharmacy Athena SWAN Lead

SCFP Athena SWAN committee member

Career's Champion

Stem cell biology, neuroscience, developmental neurobiology, neurodegeneration, epigenetics, functional 3D in vitro neuronal networks, glia in health and disease

Dr Samuel Bizley

Lecturer in Pharmacy

Dr John Brazier

Associate Professor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Head of the Division of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry

MPharm Part 1 Year Tutor

DNA structure and function, Nucleic Acid targeting

Nancy Cheng

Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Dr Graeme Cottrell

Lecturer in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Director of Postgraduate Progression

Module Convenor for PM4A

G protein-coupled receptors, ion channels, receptors, trafficking, signalling, migraine, inflammation

Dr Mark Dallas

Lecturer in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

School Outreach/Marketing Lead

Neurodegeneration, glial biology, gasotransmitters, ion channels/transporters

Sanjay Desai

Lecturer, CIPPET

Dr Parastou Donyai

Associate Professor of Social and Cognitive Pharmacy

Director of Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacy Ethics Representative

Social psychology of pharmacy, adherence, prescribing, medication beliefs

Dr Alexander Edwards

Associate Professor in Biomedical Technology

Impact Lead

Admissions Tutor

Diagnostics, microfluidics, miniaturisation, digital technology for healthcare, vaccines, vaccine formulation, formulation of biologics, innovation, entrepreneurship, technology commercialisation

Dr Sumita Elendran

Lecturer in Pharmacy, University of Reading Malaysia

PM1A module Co-lead and Audit Champion

Pharmacognosy, pharmaceutical chemistry and pharmaceutics

Kate Fletcher

Lecturer in Pharmacy, University of Reading Malaysia

Admissions Tutor

Programme Lead (MPharm 2+2)

Placements Lead

Interprofessional Education and Experiential Learning Lead

Outreach Lead

Pharmacy Education

Dr Sini George

Lecturer in Pharmacy (Medicinal Chemistry), University of Reading Malaysia

Senior Tutor

Developing functional biomaterials and nanobiomaterials for drug delivery and biomedical applications, bioanalysis, toxicology, nanotoxicology, pedagogic tools in chemical education

Flavia Ghouri

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Daniel Grant

Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy Education

Departmental Director of Teaching and Learning (Pharmacy)

Dr Francesca Greco

Associate Professor in Drug Delivery

School Director of Postgraduate Research Studies

Drug delivery, nanomedicines, polymer-drug conjugates, cancer

Dr Sarah Greenwood

Lecturer Physician Associate Programme

Dr James Hall

Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Nucleic acid structure, damage and drug interactions

Kat Hall

Director of Centre for Inter-Professional Postgraduate Education and Training (CIPPET)

Elizabeth Halley

Sessional Nurse Lecturer (CIPPET)

Dr Amelia Hollywood

Lecturer in Health Services Research

Module Convener for MPharm Year-1 module PM1C

Health psychology, behaviour change and obesity

Dr Elena Kabova

Lecturer

Amareen Kamboh

Senior Teaching Fellow CIPPET

Programme Director - Postgraduate Diploma in Foundation Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacy practice, postgraduate, education

Professor Vitaliy Khutoryanskiy

Professor of Formulation Science

Pharmacy Director of Postgraduate Recruitment; Program Director of MSc (by Research) in Formulation Design and Analysis

Module Convenor for Research Methods

Transmucosal drug delivery (ocular, nasal, oral and intravesical), mucoadhesive materials, mucosa-penetration, hydrogels, nanoparticles, pharmaceutical polymers, stimuli-responsive polymers, encapsulation technologies

Catherine Langran

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Director of Experiential Learning

Lead for Teacher Practitioners

Pharmacy education, clinical pharmacy

Tim Langran

Senior Teaching Fellow

Primary care, clinical pharmacists, diabetes

Dr Patrick Lewis

Associate Professor in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Research Division Lead for Pharmacy

Parkinson's disease, signal transduction biology, enzymology, LRRK2

Dr Rosemary Lim

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Developing Pharmacy Services Module Convenor for PM2D

Human factors, organisational resilience, medication safety, diabetes (insulin), dementia, antimicrobial resistance, non-medical prescribing, qualitative research, patient and public involvement

Dr Simone Magee

Academic Director Physician Associate Programme

Dr Alister McNeish

Associate Professor in Cardiovascular Pharmacology

SCFP Director of Outreach

Pharmacy Exams Officer

Pharmacology of ion channels in vascular function, molecular mechanism of omega 3 fatty acids in vascular function, effects of cannabinoids in epilepsy/seizure, neurovascular interactions in epilepsy/seizure. Methods include: electrophysiology, myography, molecular biology, and behavioural

Cathy Naylor

Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist

Sophie Oduyale

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Compatibility of multiple intravenous drugs administered down the same line in hospital

Dr Wee Kiat Ong

Lecturer in Pharmacy (Pharmacology and Therapeutics), University of Reading Malaysia

Personal Academic Development (PAD) Portfolio Lead

PM1A Module Co-Lead, PM2C2 Module Lead

Cell signalling, endocrinology and metabolism, stem cell biology

Professor Helen Osborn

Professor of Biomedicinal Chemistry

School Athena SWAN lead

Medicinal chemistry, synthetic chemistry, analytical chemistry, prodrugs, cancer, bacterial infections, carbohydrates

Dr Caroline Parkhurst

Teacher Practitioner

Professional Services Pharmacist Day Lewis

Pharmacy practice

Dr Nilesh Patel

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

MPharm Programme Director

Clinical pharmaceutics, pharmacists in general practice and evaluation of pharmacy services

Dr Richard Perry

Lecturer Physician Associate Programme

Mona Qassim

Teacher Practitioner

Teaching, Week 6 activities

Mental health

Alex Reynolds

Lecturer Physician Associate Programme

Kim Ridout

Teacher Practitioner

Teaching, Link with Frimley Park NHS Trust

Elderly care, Frailty, Polypharmacy

Professor Kath Ryan

Professor of Social Pharmacy

Research capacity building

Pharmacy Practice teaching

Pharmacists in general practice, medication narratives, public and patient involvement, infant feeding

Ravi Savania

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Part 3 Academic Year Tutor

Interprofessional Education (IPE) Lead

Personal and Academic Development Portfolio (PADP) Lead

Pharmacy practice

Dr Kenneth Shankland

Reader in Pharmaceutics

Director of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Susan Slade

Senior Teaching Fellow

Pharmacist Lead for Prescribing Programme

Professor Gary Stephens

Professor of Pharmacology

Director of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Presynaptic calcium channels, G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR), plant derived cannabinoids, inhibitory neurotransmission in the cerebellum

Dr Francesco Tamagnini

Lecturer in Pharmacology

Teaching and Research

Alzheimer's disease and dementia, neuronal hyperexcitability, hippocampus, cerebral cortex, neuronal correlates of memory and learning

Dr Rajendran Vaiyapuri

Lecturer in Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics), University of Reading Malaysia

Research Lead and Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) Lead

Nanomedicine, drug delivery systems, short peptide based hydrogels, supramolecular materials and nanocomposites

Dr Sakthivel Vaiyapuri

Lecturer in Pharmacology

Module Convenor for PM3B

Warden at Mackinder Hall

Cardiovascular, platelets, thrombosis, inflammation, venom toxicology

Dr Katja Strohfeldt -Venables

Associate Professor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Dean (Teaching and Learning)

Synthesis and evaluation of metal-based anti-cancer agents, quality assurance of herbal medicine

Dr Samantha Weston

Head of Pharmacy, University of Reading Malaysia

Head of Section (Pharmacy, UoRM) Academic Director (Teaching and Learning), UoRM

Antimicrobial stewardship, healthcare education, management

Dr Darius Widera

Lecturer in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Study Abroad and ERASMUS Coordinator

Module Convenor for PM1A and PM1AM

Stem cells, inflammation, extracellular vesicles, regeneration, signal transduction

Marleen Wilde

Teaching Associate in Pharmaceutics Part-time PhD student

Polymer-membrane interactions, targeted drug-delivery and carrier molecules, (bio)membrane models, biophysical techniques, neutron scattering

Professor Adrian Williams

Professor of Pharmaceutics

Research Dean (Health)

Medicines design, topical and transdermal drug delivery, poorly-water soluble drugs

Research Staff

Name

Email address

Dr Divyashree Ravishankar

d.ravishankar@reading.ac.uk

Dr Sophie Jegouic

s.m.jegouic@reading.ac.uk

Ms Laura Lefevre

l.a.lefevre@reading.ac.uk

Dr Karen Lloyd

k.c.lloyd@reading.ac.uk

Dr Claudia Manzoni

c.manzoni@reading.ac.uk

Dr Radhika Pothi

radhika.pothi@reading.ac.uk

Dr Divya Ravishankar

d.ravishankar@reading.ac.uk

Dr Taniya Sharmeen

t.sharmeen@reading.ac.uk

Dr Laura Thei

l.j.thei@reading.ac.uk

Emeritus and Visiting Staff

Name

Professor Angela Alexander

Dr Andrew Brewster

Dr Marc Brown

Dr Helena Cimarosti

Professor Che Connon

Dr Tim Hanlon

Dr Joanne Kitchen

Kate Masters

Dr Keng Wooi Ng

Prof Alan Palmer

Dr Mark Parry

Dr Wieland Peschel

Dr Clare Rawlinson Malone

Dr Arif Shivji

Dr Nicola Stoner

Professor Phillip Strange

Professor Elizabeth Williamson

Dr Stephen Wright

Contact Us

Email:

pharmacy@reading.ac.uk

Telephone:

0118 378 4637

Postal address:

Reading School of Pharmacy

PO Box 226

Whiteknights

Reading

RG6 6AP

Head of Department

Professor Rebecca Green

Executive Support Staff

Sandra Whitaker

Academic Staff

Pharmacy Practice

Name

Position and Responsibilities

Research interests

Nancy Cheng

Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist

Dr Parastou Donyai

Associate Professor of Social and Cognitive Pharmacy

Director of Pharmacy Practice

Social psychology of pharmacy, adherence, prescribing, medication beliefs

Flavia Ghouri

Graduate Teaching Assistant Pharmacy Practice

Daniel Grant

Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmacy Education

Departmental Director of Teaching and Learning (Pharmacy)

Dr Amelia Hollywood

Lecturer in Health Services Research

Health psychology, behaviour change and obesity

Catherine Langran

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Director of Experiential Learning

Lead for Teacher Practitioners

Pharmacy education, clinical pharmacy

Dr Rosemary Lim

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Human factors, organisational resilience, medication safety, diabetes (insulin), dementia, antimicrobial resistance, non-medical prescribing, qualitative research, patient and public involvement

Cathy Naylor

Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist

Sophie Oduyale

Graduate Teaching Assistant Pharmacy Practice

Compatibility of multiple intravenous drugs administered down the same line in hospital

Dr Caroline Parkhurst

Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist

Pharmacy practice

Dr Nilesh Patel

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

MPharm Programme Director

Clinical pharmaceutics, pharmacists in general practice and evaluation of pharmacy services

Mona Qassim

Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist

Mental health

Kim Ridout

Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist

Elderly care, Frailty, Polypharmacy

Professor Kath Ryan

Professor of Social Pharmacy

Pharmacists in general practice, medication narratives, public and patient involvement, infant feeding

Ravi Savania

Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacy Practice

Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Name

Position and Responsibilities

Research interests

Dr Hisham Al-Obaidi

Lecturer in Pharmaceutics

Engineering amorphous and crystalline materials for drug delivery purposes, the use of co-crystals and amorphous dispersions in Pulmonary and oral drug delivery, encapsulation of bioactives into more complex carriers

Dr Samuel Bizley

Lecturer in Pharmacy

Dr John Brazier

Associate Professor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Director of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry

DNA structure and function, Nucleic Acid targeting

Dr Alexander Edwards

Associate Professor in Biomedical Technology

Impact Lead

Admissions Tutor

Diagnostics, microfluidics, miniaturisation, digital technology for healthcare, vaccines, vaccine formulation, formulation of biologics, innovation, entrepreneurship, technology commercialisation

Dr Francesca Greco

Associate Professor in Drug Delivery

School Director of Postgraduate Research Studies

Drug delivery, nanomedicines, polymer-drug conjugates, cancer

Dr James Hall

Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Nucleic acid structure, damage and drug interactions

Dr Elena Kabova

Lecturer

Professor Vitaliy Khutoryanskiy

Professor of Formulation Science

Pharmacy Director of Postgraduate Recruitment; Program Director of MSc (by Research) in Formulation Design and Analysis

Transmucosal drug delivery (ocular, nasal, oral and intravesical), mucoadhesive materials, mucosa-penetration, hydrogels, nanoparticles, pharmaceutical polymers, stimuli-responsive polymers, encapsulation technologies

Professor Helen Osborn

Professor of Biomedicinal Chemistry

School Athena SWAN lead

Medicinal chemistry, synthetic chemistry, analytical chemistry, prodrugs, cancer, bacterial infections, carbohydrates

Dr Kenneth Shankland

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics

Crystallography of molecular materials, powder X-ray diffraction, single-crystal X-ray diffraction

Dr Katja Strohfeldt -Venables

Associate Professor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Dean (Teaching and Learning)

Synthesis and evaluation of metal-based anti-cancer agents, quality assurance of herbal medicine

Marleen Wilde

Teaching Associate in Pharmaceutics

Polymer-membrane interactions, targeted drug-delivery and carrier molecules, (bio)membrane models, biophysical techniques, neutron scattering

Professor Adrian Williams

Professor of Pharmaceutics

Research Dean (Health)

Medicines design, topical and transdermal drug delivery, poorly-water soluble drugs

Pharmacology

Name

Position and Responsibilities

Research interests

Dr Silvia Amadesi

Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology/Therapeutics

Senior Tutor

Serine proteases, neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration

Dr Katrina Bicknell

Associate Professor in Cardiovascular and Regenerative Medicine

SCFP Director of Teaching and Learning

Dr Angela Bithell

Lecturer in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Pharmacy Athena SWAN Lead

Stem cell biology, neuroscience, developmental neurobiology, neurodegeneration, epigenetics, functional 3D in vitro neuronal networks, glia in health and disease

Dr Graeme Cottrell

Lecturer in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Director of Postgraduate Progression

G protein-coupled receptors, ion channels, receptors, trafficking, signalling, migraine, inflammation

Dr Mark Dallas

Lecturer in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

School Outreach/Marketing Lead

Neurodegeneration, glial biology, gasotransmitters, ion channels/transporters

Dr Patrick Lewis

Associate Professor in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Research Division Lead for Pharmacy

Parkinson's disease, signal transduction biology, enzymology, LRRK2

Dr Alister McNeish

Associate Professor in Cardiovascular Pharmacology

SCFP Director of Outreach

Pharmacy Exams Officer

Pharmacology of ion channels in vascular function, molecular mechanism of omega 3 fatty acids in vascular function, effects of cannabinoids in epilepsy/seizure, neurovascular interactions in epilepsy/seizure. Methods include: electrophysiology, myography, molecular biology, and behavioural

Professor Gary Stephens

Professor of Pharmacology

Director of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Presynaptic calcium channels, G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR), plant derived cannabinoids, inhibitory neurotransmission in the cerebellum

Dr Francesco Tamagnini

Lecturer in Pharmacology

Alzheimer's disease and dementia, neuronal hyperexcitability, hippocampus, cerebral cortex, neuronal correlates of memory and learning

CIPPET

Name

Position and Responsibilities

Research interests

Sanjay Desai

Lecturer, CIPPET

Kat Hall

Director of Centre for Inter-Professional Postgraduate Education and Training (CIPPET)

Elizabeth Halley

Sessional Nurse Lecturer (CIPPET)

Amareen Kamboh

Senior Teaching Fellow CIPPET

Programme Director - Postgraduate Diploma in Foundation Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacy practice, postgraduate, education

Tim Langran

Senior Teaching Fellow CIPPET

Primary care, clinical pharmacists, diabetes

Susan Slade

Senior Teaching Fellow CIPPET

Pharmacist Lead for Prescribing Programme

Physician Associate Programme

Name

Position and Responsibilities

Dr Sarah Greenwood

Lecturer Physician Associate Programme

Dr Simone Magee

Academic Director Physician Associate Programme

Dr Richard Perry

Lecturer Physician Associate Programme

Alex Reynolds

Lecturer Physician Associate Programme

University of Reading Malaysia

Name

Position and Responsibilities

Research interests

Dr Sumita Elendran

Lecturer in Pharmacy, University of Reading Malaysia

Pharmacognosy, pharmaceutical chemistry and pharmaceutics

Kate Fletcher

Lecturer in Pharmacy, University of Reading Malaysia

Pharmacy Education

Dr Sini George

Lecturer in Pharmacy (Medicinal Chemistry), University of Reading Malaysia

Developing functional biomaterials and nanobiomaterials for drug delivery and biomedical applications, bioanalysis, toxicology, nanotoxicology, pedagogic tools in chemical education

Dr Wee Kiat Ong

Lecturer in Pharmacy (Pharmacology and Therapeutics), University of Reading Malaysia

Cell signalling, endocrinology and metabolism, stem cell biology

Dr Rajendran Vaiyapuri

Lecturer in Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics), University of Reading Malaysia

Nanomedicine, drug delivery systems, short peptide based hydrogels, supramolecular materials and nanocomposites

Dr Samantha Weston

Head of Pharmacy, University of Reading Malaysia

Antimicrobial stewardship, healthcare education, management

Research Staff

Name

Email address

Dr Sophie Jegouic

s.m.jegouic@reading.ac.uk

Dr Laura Lefevre

l.a.lefevre@reading.ac.uk

Dr Karen Lloyd

k.c.lloyd@reading.ac.uk

Dr Claudia Manzoni

c.manzoni@reading.ac.uk

Dr Radhika Pothi

radhika.pothi@reading.ac.uk

Dr Divya Ravishankar

d.ravishankar@reading.ac.uk

Dr Taniya Sharmeen

t.sharmeen@reading.ac.uk

Dr Laura Thei

l.j.thei@reading.ac.uk

Emeritus and Visiting Staff

Name

Professor Angela Alexander

Dr Andrew Brewster

Dr Marc Brown

Dr Helena Cimarosti

Dr Clare Crowley

Dr Tim Hanlon

Dr Joanne Kitchen

Dr Kate Masters

Prof Alan Palmer

Dr Mark Parry

Dr Clare Rawlinson Malone

Dr Arif Shivji

Dr Nicola Stoner

Professor Phillip Strange

Professor Ben Whalley

Professor Elizabeth Williamson

Dr Stephen Wright

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