Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (CPT) is an exciting and diverse specialty fundamental to both translational medicine and the working of the NHS. London hosts five world-class biomedical institutions all with highly active, internationally recognised clinical pharmacology units.
Our specialty spans basic biology and therapeutic target discovery, clinical trials, genetic epidemiology, toxicology, medicines safety and comparative effectiveness research (pharmacoeconomics).
London trainees are exposed to a diverse range of excellent training and research opportunities in academia and the pharmaceutical industry, as well as working in some of the most highly rated hospitals in the UK. Many London trainees have gone on to highly successful careers in academia and the pharmaceutical industry.
Training Programme Management Commitee (TPMC) Chair
Prof Raymond MacAllister
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics TPMC chair/TPD
Training Programme Director (TPD)
Prof Raymond MacAllister – firstname.lastname@example.org
London Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics departments and consultants
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UCLPartners Training Programmes Manager (TPM)
Health Education England (HEE) Operations Officer
Trainees will spend time in at least two of the centres in London, to be agreed during the rotation.
Academic training opportunities
CPT trainees are expected to carry out a higher degree during their training (PhD or MD). Assistance in applying for research grants etc is freely available.
Specialty specific research and special interest opportunities
There is an extremely wide range of opportunities available to CPT trainees in London. These range from basic science using animal models and cell free systems through clinical trials and experimental medicine using humans as subjects to genetic epidemiology.
Other specialty specific opportunities
The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine – courses
King’s College London Pharmaceutical Medicine – courses