School of Biomedical Sciences

Staff Profiles

Dr Lindsey Ferrie

Senior Lecturer


Roles and Responsibilities

PED1002 Pharmacology (Module Leader) 

PED3003 Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Development (Module Leader)

Phase 1 advisor

Personal Tutor 

Chair School Recruitment Group

Student recruitment co-ordinator (Newcastle Biosciences)

Admissions Tutor

Representative on:  

Curriculum Committee (Phase 1)

Board of Examiners (Phase 1)   

Staff Student Committee (Phase 1)

Board of Studies

Pharmacology Curriculum Committee

School Library Representative

Undergraduate Recruitment Strategy Steering Group


Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practices (2009) 

Newcastle Teaching Award (2009) 

PhD Neuropharmacology (2005)

BSc. (Hons.) Pharmacology (2002)

Previous Positions

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Medical toxicology Research Centre)

Prescribing Support & Information Scientist (Regional Drug and Therapeutics Centre) 


·   British Pharmacological Society

·   Associate member of the Higher Education Academy

·   Centre for Bioscience (Higher education Academy)

·   British Association for Psychopharmacology

Honours and Awards

UTLC Innovation Fund – £2000. Project title; ‘A day in the life of....’ Developing a video showcase of the student experience of research-informed teaching.

British Pharmacological Society Teaching Bursary – £100 per annum. 6th form workshop ‘The effect of drug on enzyme activity’.




Module Leader:

PED1002 Pharmacology

PED3003 Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Development

Contribute teaching on:

Systems Pharmacology (PED2005) - Practical Leader

Infectious Disease and Chemotherapy (CMB2004)

Pharmacological techniques (PED3001)

Research in Pharmacology (PED3013)

Experimental design and the process of research (CMB3001)

MBBS Clinical and Investigative Medicine

Outreach teaching activities:

6th Form workshop

Biomedical Sciences Masterclass

Year 12 Healthcare Taster Days

STEM - Cafe Scientifique

STEM - Science Council ‘Hidden Science’

Esteem Indicators:

2011 Nomination to the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teacher Award.


Research Interests

Neuropharmacology and neurotoxicology. Particular interest in mood disorders and dopaminergic pathways.

Other Expertise

Prescribing indicators and clinical data review.