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Frankie Rawson wins EPSRC award for his work in the emerging field of bioelectronic medicines.


Dr Frankie Rawson, a Nottingham Senior Research Fellow in the School of Pharmacy, has won a prestigious grant of almost £1m from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for his work in the emerging field of bioelectronics medicines.

Frankie-in-ilab Frankie in a laboratory containing a suite of equipment dedicated to bioelectronics, Boots Science Building.

Follow this link to see a blog about Frankie's work, entitled '£1m EPSRC award for researcher developing bioelectronics technology to transform healthcare'

There was also a broadcast about his work entitled 'Can electroceuticals be used to treat cancer?' on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire on 19 November 2017.

electroceuticals 'Can electroceuticals be used to treat cancer?'

Professor Clive Roberts, head of the School of Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham, said: “This EPSRC award is a major boost to the innovative research of Dr Frankie Rawson, in the emerging area of bioelectronics and the development of new electroceutical therapies.

“Frankie has been supported by a Leverhulme Fellowship and now a Nottingham Research Fellowship and I am especially glad to see how this support has led to this and other successes in his research. I look forward to the exciting future of this work and its longer-term exploitation for improved patient outcomes.”

wireless-electrochemistry Visualising wireless electro-chemistry

The ESPRC’s £8m Healthcare Technologies Challenge Awards support a new generation of research leaders to develop personal programmes of high quality, creative and mulitdisciiplinary research, as well as supporting and growing their research groups.


Posted on Tuesday 21st November 2017

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