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23rd April 2013, ORPHEUS Vice-president represents ORPHEUS at workshop at Experimental Biology 2013


Boston, USA, 23 April 2013. ORPHEUS Vice-president, Michael Mulvany, presented the ORPHEUS PhD standards at a workshop arranged by the American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics and the British Pharmacological Society at the Experimental Biology congress held in Boston.

The workshop was entitled:

The future of PhD education in biomedicine: US and European perspectives. There were contributions from Joey Barnett (Univ. Vanderbilt, USA), Nick Goulding (William Harvey Institute, UK), Michael Mulvany (ORPHEUS) and Alison Hall (

Deputy Division Director, Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity, National Institute of General Medical Sciences). The workshop has strengthened the foundation for increased collaboration between the US, UK and ORPHEUS regarding the development of international standards for PhD training in biomedicine and health sciences. Full programme on