Professor Victoria Chapman - Nottingham BRC

Victoria Chapman is Professor of Neuropharmacology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham.
Victoria has experience of managing and delivering on interdisciplinary research projects funded by both the Wellcome Trust and the MRC, as evidenced by publications which span studies using integrated in vivo approaches including behavioural measures, electrophysiology, small animal fMRI and analytical studies using mass spectrometry. Her contribution to translational research in the area of osteoarthritis (OA) pain was recently recognised by the award of funding to establish a Centre of Excellence (focused on pain mechanisms) by Arthritis Research UK. Victoria is Deputy Director of the Pain Centre and has responsibility for the management of pre-clinical studies.

Victoria has delivered over 10 invited talks at International meetings, including the World Institute of Pain (2009) and the European Confederation of IASP Chapters Pain in Europe (2007 and 2009) over the last 5 years and has given invited seminars at academic institutions. She has a strong track record in the training of post-graduate and post-doctoral researchers (11 and 9, respectively over 10 years), which is crucial for the continued expansion of high quality research of the integrated mechanisms underpinning chronic pain. She was awarded the Novartis Prize in Pharmacology (2008) for a body of published work and has 80 peer-reviewed publications.

Her current research interests include investigating the mechanisms contributing to pain associated with osteoarthritis.

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