Research in the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences

Putting people first

We work with you to determine your needs and find solutions to real-world problems.

From investigating human diseases, including diagnostic and treatment strategies; new methods of drug delivery; to working with police forces to provide new forensic analytical methods and techniques; the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences has a wide range of expertise and areas of interest.

64% of research for allied health professions, dentistry, nursing and pharmacy has been classed as world-leading or internationally excellent in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.

Our expertise

  • Biomedical science: seeks to understand aspects of cellular function in health and disease using multidisciplinary approaches
  • Formulation and drug delivery: collaborative research into the design and formulation of better drug delivery systems
  • Natural products discovery: investigating aspects of natural products, including phytochemistry, phytotherapy, pharmacology, toxicology, synthesis, formulation, nutraceuticals and functional foods.
  • Clinical pharmacy and therapeutics: research into the use of medicines and the delivery of healthcare
  • Forensic Science: development of techniques for the analysis of chemicals and bioactive substances for pharmaceutical and forensic applications
  • Chemoinformatics: investigating the relationships between biological activity and physical chemistry

"We are incredibly proud of the partnership between Liverpool John Moores University, the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust and LloydsPharmacy. We see this first research project as a starting point in a long future of creating academic partnerships that will drive excellence in healthcare."

Andrew Willetts -
Healthcare Solutions Director for Celesio UK, leading the Centre for Pharmacy Innovation project on behalf of LloydsPharmacy