Discipline of Pharmacology

Discipline of Pharmacology

The Discipline of Pharmacology of the University of Sydney is the largest of its kind in Australia, with an extensive range of research programs and well equipped undergraduate teaching facilities.

Latest news & events


Latest news

  • Congratulations to Dr Jane Carland who received an ASCEPT Denis Wade Johnson & Johnson New Investigator Award and was also selected as the BPS/ASCEPT Outstanding Young Investigator. This prize allows the awardee to spend up to 3 weeks visiting research laboratories in the UK and attend the BPS scientific meeting.
  • Congratulations to Tina Hinton the CPC Teaching Team who received a Sydney Medical School Award for Systems that Achieve Collective Excellence in Learning and Teaching. The prize includes a prize of $5,000 to be spent of teaching activities at CPC.
  • ARC Discovery Grant success. Congratulations to;
    Daniela Traini, Spicer, P., Paul Young (2015-2017, $521,800)
    Margaret Sunde (2015-2017 $422,000)
  • Congratulations to the following members of Pharmacology on their NHMRC Project Grant success;
    Michael Murray, Colin Dunstan and Tristan Rawling (2015-2018; $915,052)
    Robert Vandenberg, Megan O’Mara, Wendy Imlach, Tristan Rawling, Jane Carland, Renae Ryan (2015-2017; $745,266)
    Mika Jormakka, Megan Maher, Renae Ryan (2015-2017; $519,492)
    Gavan McNally, Elena Bagley, Pascal Carrive (2015-2017; $484,936.50)
    Lisa Wood, Brian Oliver, Paul Young (2015-2018; $668,469)
    Bernard Balleine, Mac Christie (2015-2017; $421,398)
    Anushka Patel, David Peiris, Bandana Saini, Rohina Joshi, Timothy Usherwood, Carol Armour, Ruth Webster, Serigne Lo (2015-2018; $2,296,358)
  • 2015 Promotions: Congratulations to Paul Young (Professor), Elena Bagley (Associate Professor) and Wendy Imlach (Lecturer).
  • Welcome to Nick Buckley our new Professor of Clinical Pharmacology. Nick has brought a large NHMRC Program Grant and Centre of Excellence which will consolidate Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Research at USyd and RPA. He has also been appointed at RPA where he is associated with the Drug and Alcohol Unit.
  • Professor Paul Seale has retired after 34 years as a member of Pharmacology and has been appointed as an Emeritus Professor. In June this year he was made a Member of the Order of Australia for Services to Medicine and Medical Student Training.