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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Pharmacy faculty, staff, and students support local initiatives for homeless and hungry

Students holding signs and cheering outside of School of Pharmacy

Last week, students, staff, and faculty from the School of Pharmacy supported local service organization Ray of Hope in delivering two events. Ray of Hope offers hot meals for hungry people each night out of their community centre, and groups volunteer to fundraise and coordinate the purchasing, preparation, and serving.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Pharmacy graduate student examines economic feasibility of new cancer gene therapy

Kristina Ellis

Treatment for cancer is rigorous and often requires multiple strategies. Cancer drugs are among the most expensive medications in the world. The high treatment costs, prevalence, and severity of cancer mean that any new forms of treatment are met with equal parts excitement and suspicion. Will this novel treatment be effective or affordable?

Kristina’s research summary was a finalist in the annual Gradflix video competition.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Waterloo Pharmacy professor participates in prestigious meeting of leading health care stakeholders

Andrea Edginton on stage with other participats at the Grand Challenges meeting

The Grand Challenges Annual Meeting, hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Grand Challenges Canada among others, aims to address urgent global health problems by bringing researchers with a global health passion together.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Researchers find new treatment for chlamydia

Emmanuel Ho and his students in the lab

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a new way to prevent and treat Chlamydia, the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world. 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Pharmacy in the 21st century: Transformational change ahead

What is the future of pharmacy? 1. Flexing arm icon. 2. Connected icon = sign that says change ahead.

by Kate Richards, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto

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