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Editors Choice articles are picked out as being of particular interest to British Journal of Pharmacology readers

Drug repurposing from the perspective of pharmaceutical companies

Making best use of what one haves is a piece of advice I have often heard a parent telling their demanding child.  These parental words of wisdom also of course apply to the world of drug discovery too.  The repurposing of drugs already approved for clinical use certainly qualifies for making best use.... more

Transient receptor potential vanilloid 4 channel regulates vascular endothelial permeability during colonic inflammation in dextran sulphate sodium-induced murine colitis

The new year usually is marked by the adage ‘out with the old and in with the new’. But the first issue of BJP in 2018 (25, 1) reminds us that ‘old can also be gold’.  In an era where the fanciest imaging methods and the most complicated mouse crosses are all the rage it is, at least for me, reassuring.... more

Targeting inflammation to reduce cardiovascular disease risk

One could be forgiven for thinking that inflammation is at the root of all disease but most recently the spotlight has shone most bright on cardiovascular disease. It is likely that there are very few pharmacologists who are not aware of the recent publication of the findings in the CANTOS trial. Many.... more