Building a Career in Drug Science

After hearing feedback about challenges finding career opportunities from the Drug Science Student Society, this webinar provides insight into the careers available in the industries of psychedelics, cannabis, and addiction treatment. With speakers including healthcare workers and both industry and research executives, this webinar will help you find a career working with drugs. With more than  …


Project Twenty21 - April Update

In this update, we reveal the latest data and patient experiences with Project Twenty21, and reveal some exciting news from NICE.  We also announce new events related to the project and how you can get involved. Learn more about Project Twenty21 Last month we asked for your stories, and we’re thrilled with the response we  …


Can a ‘double standard’ in paediatric medicine provide a framework to restructure repressive medical cannabis policies?

By Rayyan Zafar an Honorary Research Assistant for Drug Science Can a ‘double standard’ in paediatric medicine provide a framework to restructure repressive medical cannabis policies? In 2019, a drug called Zolgensma came to market. This drug used a particularly innovative gene therapy technique to treat infants suffering with an extremely rare and catastrophic neuromuscular  …


Charlie Hughes’ family drop their court case against NICE

We are greatly encouraged by the news that NICE updated their guidelines around medical cannabis for children with severe epilepsy. The clinical guidance now clearly states: ‘There is no recommendation against the use of cannabis-based medicinal products’ – meaning that Matt and Ali Hughes were able to drop their court case over the prescribing guidelines  …


Project Twenty21 - March Update

Last month we asked for your stories, and we’re thrilled with the response we received. These provide us with valuable insights and snapshots into the experiences of our patients, both the benefits and the challenges. Thank you so much for submitting these, and we would love to gather more of these stories in the coming  …