This is an historical archive of the activities of the MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit (MRC ANU) that operated at the University of Oxford from 1985 until March 2015. The MRC ANU established a reputation for world-leading research on the brain, for training new generations of scientists, and for engaging the general public in neuroscience. The successes of the MRC ANU are now built upon at the MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit at the University of Oxford.

Dr Michael Spedding to give Departmental Lecture

Dr Michael Spedding, Scientific Director at Les Laboratoires Servier and Director Spedding Research Solutions is visiting the Unit and is hosted by Peter Somogyi from 3rd to 8th June. He will give the Department’s Lecture on Tuesday 4th June 2013 at 12:00.

“Evolution and revolution in psychiatric disorders”.

Servier’s Group is a global pharmaceutical company with active programs in psychiatry areas. Coordination of Servier drug discovery research, plus directly PhDs and postdocs in universities and several specific projects. From 2011-2013 he found innovative science and products throughout the world for Servier research and development. Defined key technology breakthroughs; organized ANMI conferences, performed key “enabling” experiments on new drugs/disease areas.

He was elected to French Academy of Pharmacy in 2001 and elected as Fellow of British Pharmacological Society in 2005.