Medicines Research Unit

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Reseach within Aston Pharmacy School is focussed upon the effectiveness of drug therapies from dosage form design to patient application. Our research embraces pharmaceutical technology, drug delivery, therapeutics assessment and cost effective, evidence-based medicines management.

The key medicine research areas are drug delivery and evidence-based practice. Therefore, Aston Pharmacy School has researchers with strong expertise in pharmaceutical sciences, drug delivery, social and behavioural science, health services management and professional services development.

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The Aston Medication Adherence Study (AMAS) is being carried out in conjunction with the Heart of Birmingham Teaching Primary Care Trust (HoBtPCT).

Our key researches and their research interests are summarised below:

Dr Raj K. Singh Badhan
Dr Joseph Bush
Dr Darren Flower
Dr Andrew Ingham
Dr Chris A Langley
Dr Deborah Lowry
Dr Afzal Mohammed
Dr Defang Ouyang - Research
Prof Yvonne Perrie
Prof Carl H Schwalbe