Strathclyde Institute Of Pharmacy And Biomedical Sciences

  • United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

SIPBS 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.

Our research is focussed on New Medicines, Better Medicines and Better Use of Medicines.

Research within the Institute is advanced through six Research Groups: 

  • Cardiovascular Research
  • Cell Biology
  • Infection, Immunity and Microbiology
  • Medicines Use and Health
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences

We also have a number of cross-cutting Research Themes which bring together researchers from across the Institute to facilitate large-scale multidisciplinary projects. Our current themes are:

  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Neuroscience and Mental Health

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Pharmaceutical Preparations Medicine & Life Sciences
Parasites Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Cells Chemical Compounds
Metabolomics Medicine & Life Sciences
Therapeutics Medicine & Life Sciences
Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2002 2023

Research Output 1979 2019

A 192 x 128 time correlated single photon counting imager in 40nm CMOS technology

Henderson, R. K., Johnston, N., Chen, H., Li, D. D-U., Hungerford, G., Hirsch, R., Yip, P., McLoskey, D. & Birch, D., 4 Sep 2018, 44th European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC) 2018. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Image sensors
Avalanche diodes
Open Access
light emitting diodes

A countrywide point prevalence study in South Africa – using technology to determine use and appropriateness

Schellack, N., Meyer, J. C., Kruger, D., Bennie, M., Kurdi, A. & Godman, B., 25 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press) 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
South Africa
Public Sector
Cross-Sectional Studies
Public Hospitals


2014 Laurens van Deenen Lecture

Susan Pyne (Recipient), 23 Jun 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

2017 Science Faculty Grant Writing Challenge - overall winner

Katherine Duncan (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

AAAS/Science Program for Excellence in Science

Calum Wilson (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Other distinction

Activities 1987 2018

Placement Presentation

Turner, A. (Speaker)
14 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

AstraZeneca, Macclesfield

Turner, A. (Visiting researcher)
9 Apr 201825 May 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external organisation

A course on Searching Active compounds from Marine Organisms

Edrada-Ebel, R. (Invited speaker)
24 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


Bee venom research drives industrial Drug Discovery initiative in Republic of Korea

Mark Dufton (Participant), David Watson (Participant), John Parkinson (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Health and welfare - new products, guidelines and services

Commercialisation of non-invasive wound monitoring system leads to quality of life benefits to patients.

Patricia Connolly (Participant), Iain Hunter (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Health and welfare - new products, guidelines and services


Economic benefit and competitive advantage from commercial adoption of an innovative non-invasive delivery method for drugs and vaccines

Katharine Carter (Participant), Valerie Ferro (Participant), Alexander Mullen (Participant), James Alexander (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Health and welfare - new products, guidelines and services