Prof Amrita Ahluwalia, Professor of Vascular Pharmacology, Queen Mary University of London
Dr Gianvincenzo Barba, Epidemiology & Population Genetics Institute of Food Science & Technology, National Research Council
Prof Virginia Miller, Professor of Surgery and Physiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Prof Clive Page, Professor of Pharmacology, Kings College London
Prof Sir Anthony Coates, Professor of Medical Microbiology, St George’s Hospital Medical School
Scientists briefing journalists in advance of the British Pharmacological Society Winter meeting discussed gender differences in cardiovascular disease (with specific reference to the role of HRT in protecting against CVD in post-menopausal women) and also the development of bacterial resistance to drugs and novel approaches to tackle this problem.