British Journal of Pharmacy (BJPharm)

ISSN: 2058-8356

Subject area: Pharmacy

Publisher: University of Huddersfield Press

Huddersfield University Press journals are preserved in the Portico archive

BJPharm is a fully open access journal. 

About the journal

British Journal of Pharmacy is an online peer-reviewed open access journal offering gold open access with no article processing charges (APCs). The Journal aims to publish original research papers, critical reviews and rapid communications on the latest developments in pharmacy.

The journal accepts manuscripts highlighting novel research and development in pharmacy. Submissions can be accepted from a wide array of pharmaceutical sciences, including:

  • pharmacy
  • novel therapeutic targets and molecular pharmacy
  • contemporary formulation strategies to improve drug delivery and targeting
  • pharmaceutical and medicinal chemistry
  • pharmacokinetics and therapeutics
  • pharmacoeconomics
  • pharmacovigilance
  • innovations in teaching pharmacy

Editorial board


Professor Barbara Conway (University of Huddersfield, UK)

Editorial Advisor

Professor Kevin Taylor (University College London (UCL), UK)

Managing Editor

Dr Hamid Merchant (University of Huddersfield, UK)

Editorial Board

Dr Hazrina Ab HadiInternational Islamic University, Malaysia

(Skin formulation, Cosmetic formulations, Skin delivery system, Natural products, Nanotechnology)

Dr Adeola Adebisi – University of Huddersfield, UK

(Drug delivery, Gastroretention, Mucoadhesion, Polysaccharides, Solubility enhancement)

Dr Mohamed Albed Alhnan (University of Central Lancashire, Lancashire, UK)

(Oral drug delivery, Gastroresistant formulations, Enteric coated products, Microparticles)

Dr Faten Alhomoud - University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia

(Patient safety, medicine use and management, public health, and service evaluation)

Dr Kofi Asare-Addo – University of Huddersfield, UK

(Particle engineering for improving solubility and dissolution, Oral controlled release)

Professor Zaheer Babar – University of Huddersfield, UK

(Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmacy Practice, Access to Medicines, Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice)

Professor David Bamford (University of Huddersfield, UK)

(Pharmaceutical supply chain and strategic operations management)

Mr Michael Culshaw (Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, UK)

(Hospital pharmacy management, Electronic prescribing, Medicines optimisation, Missed/delayed doses)

Dr Margaret Culshaw (University of Huddersfield, UK)

(Pharmacy Practice, Prescribing patterns, Quality of pharmaceutical care)

Dr Naba Elsaid (Anglia Ruskin University, UK)

(Age-related macular degeneration, Ocular drug delivery, Micelles and amphiphilic polymers)

Dr Hala Fadda (University of Butler, USA)

(In vitro - in vivo correlations, Bioavailability, Gastrointestinal transit, Small intestine)

Dr Mansa Fredua-Agyeman (University of Ghana, Ghana)

(Drug delivery, Microcalorimetry, Probiotics and prebiotics, Antibiotic associated diarrhoea)

Dr Muhammad Usman Ghori (University of Huddersfield, UK)

(Formulation and drug delivery, Powder compaction, Micro- and nano-materials mechanics, Scanning probe microscopy, Bio-materials, Particle engineering)

Dr Mine Orlu Gul (University College London, UK)

(Age-appropriate formulations, Personalised medicines, Patient-centric products, Paediatrics formulations, Geriatric formulations)

Dr Izhar Hussain (Institute of Business Administration, Pakistan)

(Pharmacoeconomics, Pharmaceutical Supply Chain, Pharmaceutical Product Management)

Dr Ashkan Khalili (Moorfields Eye Hospital, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London, UK)

(Ocular wound healing, Ocular drug delivery, Targeted antibody and protein drug delivery)

Dr Fang Liu (University of Hertfordshire, UK)

(Age-appropriate formulations for Paediatrics and Geriatrics)

Dr Patrick McHugh (University of Huddersfield, UK)

(Pharmacogenomics, Biomarkers, Stem cells)

Mr Yusuke Murakawa (Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd, Japan)

(Formulation development, Drug delivery, Pharmacokinetics, Process development)

Dr Elijah Nep (University of Jos, Nigeria)

(Carbohydrate research, biomaterials, biopolymers, Pharmaceutics, Material characterisation)

Dr Olumayokun Olajide (University of Huddersfield, UK)

(Natural products, Anti-inflammatory, Pharmacology, Neuroinflammation, Nutritional biochemistry)

Professor Karen Ousey (University of Huddersfield, UK)

(Skin integrity, Infection prevention, Wound healing)

Dr Mahendra Patel (University of Huddersfield, UK)

(Diabetes, Pharmacy Practice)

Professor Roger Phillips (University of Huddersfield, UK)

(Hypoxia activated prodrugs, Drug penetration, Tumour microenvironment, Cancer metabolism, Anti-cancer drug development)

Dr Mohan Prasad (Ranbaxy Laboratories/Sun Pharma, India)

(Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Regulatory and Quality Control)

Dr Abida Raza (National Institute for Lasers and Optronics (NILOP), Pakistan)

(Nanomedicines, metallic and polymeric nanotheranostics for cancer therapeutics and diagnostics)

Dr Harris Shoaib (University of Karachi, Pakistan)

(Drug delivery system, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics)

Dr Alan Smith (University of Huddersfield, UK)

(Polysaccharides, Biopolymers, Hydrogels, Rheology, Colloidal dosage forms)

Professor Joseph Sweeney (University of Huddersfield, UK)

(Medicinal chemistry, Chemical synthesis, Motor neuron disease)

Dr Shinichiro Tajiri (Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH, Germany)

(Formulation design and development, Pharmaceutics, Formulation of therapeutics peptides and proteins)

Professor Cristian Tapia (University of Chile, Chile)

(Natural and synthetic polymers in drug delivery and targeting, Formulation Development and Design)

Dr Peter Timmins (Bristol Mayers Squibb, UK)

(Formulation, Pharmaceutical materials science/excipients, Oral controlled release Dissolution, Bioavailability)

Dr Felipe Varum (Tillotts Pharma AG, Switzerland)

(Oral dosage forms design and development, Gastrointestinal targeting, Colonic targeting, Mucoadhesion)

Dr Ravikanth Velagapudi -  (NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), North Carolina)

(Neuroinflammation, Parkinson’s Disease, Aging, Neurodegeneration, Natural Products and Redox Biology)

Submit to the journal

The editors of BJPharm welcome submissions from authors, further details of how to submit are avaliable below:

Author guidelines

Licence to publish

The review process

Submit a Manuscript


Special issue submissions

Applications of bio-resourced materials

Medicines Optimisation

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