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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

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Join us for our first annual Pharmacy Research Day, when we showcase the leading edge research conducted by graduate students in the Waterloo School of Pharmacy! 

Student presentations - oral

  • Hiba Alattas, PhD Candidate. The identification of E.coli host genes that influence the bacteriophage Lambda (λ) T4rII exclusion (Rex) phenotype.       
  • Fahad Alzahrani, PhD Candidate. Understanding the relationship between pharmacists’ implicit and explicit bias and perception of pharmaceutical care services among visible minority patients.
  • Shannon Callender, PhD Candidate. Microemulsions: A Modern Day Panacea?
  • Ding Wen Chen, PhD Candidate. Co-culture bioassay for evaluation of the bioactivity and bioavailability of neurotrophic factor gene therapy systems.
  • Nyasha Gondora, PhD Candidate. Chronic early life social isolations affects expression of TRKB and NMDA receptor proteins in a sex-specific manner.
  • Monica Hoang, PhD Candidate. Effects of diet-induced diabetes on β-cell specific aryl hydrocarbon receptor nuclear translocator/hypoxia-inducible factor-1β (ARNT/HIF-1β) knockout mice.
  • Osama Madkhali, PhD Candidate. Membrane: Langmuir monolayer study.
  • Lokesh Narsineni, PhD Candidate. Development of a new generation multi-functional nanoparticles for non-invasive neurotrophic gene delivery to the retina.
  • Jessica Nicastro, PhD Candidate. Bacteriophage λ as a DNA-VLP Vaccine Delivery Vector for HIV.
  • Deep Patel, PhD Candidate. Optimization of a technique for recovery of circulating tumour cells from the peripheral blood of colorectal and breast cancer patients.
  • Gokul Raj Pullagura, PhD Candidate. Assessment of practicing community pharmacists’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviour towards influenza vaccine hesitancy in Ontario – An exploratory study.
  • Samantha Shortall, PhD Candidate. Understanding Pluronic/gemini surfactant gene therapy nanoparticles.
  • Jonathan Sutley, MSc Candidate. Phenoselenazine derivatives as potential agents to treat Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Shirley Wong, PhD Candidate. Optimal production of linear covalently-closed DNA minivectors.                       

Student presentations-poster

  • Razan Amoud, MSc Candidate. The impact of prescription medication cost coverage on optimal adherence to Hypertension and Diabetes medications: a repeated cross-sectional population-based study.
  • Heather Dekker, MSc Candidate. Behavioural and enzymatic changes in drug-resistant colorectal cancer cells.
  • Bodgan Diaconu, MSc Candidate. Inhibitory effects of the plant flavonoid apigenin on the expression and function of CD38 in HT29 colorectal carcinoma cells.
  • Alexandra Durocher, MSc Candidate. Characterizing changes in Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV on colon cancer cells in response to prostaglandin treatment.
  • Haya Fernandez, MSc Candidate. Behaviours beneficial to bone health among adults with and without Epilepsy.
  • Haya Fernandez, MSc Candidate. Vitamin D treatment for bone health in adults with epilepsy (a systematic review).
  • Scott Gillis, MSc Candidate. Characterizing non-viral gene delivery systems.
  • Sarbjeet Singh Gujral, MSc Candidate. Novel tricyclic indole-based compounds in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Jiahao Huang, MSc Candidate. Improving the bioavailability and monitoring the quality consistency of natural small molecules through a lipid-based formulation and HPLC fingerprint system.
  • Sarah Janssen, MSc Candidate. Role of prolyl 4-hydroxylases in pancreatic beta cell insulin secretion.
  • Paul Malik, MSc Candidate. Physiologically-based pharmacokinetic modelling of Escitalopram in breastfeeding infants.
  • Jonathan Sutley, MSc Candidate. Phenoselenazine derivatives as potential agents to treat Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Hamed Tabeefar, MSc. Pharmacist experiences with providing care for patients with chronic pain in the community setting: A qualitative study.
Cost 
Free
Location 
School of Pharmacy
10A Victoria St South
Kitchener, ON N2G 1C5
Canada

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