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Monday, April 15, 2013

Dr. Paul Spagnuolo receives grant from the Ontario Research Fund

Paul Spagnuolo was one of ten Waterloo researchers recently awarded grants from the Ontario Research Fund - Research Infrastructure program. The funding will provide for equipment and other resources for the researchers' labs.

Dr. Spagnuolo's research evaluates the anti-cancer treatment applications of nutraceuticals. On Friday, April 12, 2013, Minister, John Milloy visited campus to make the announcement.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

PhD Program Approved

At its meeting yesterday, the Ontario University Quality Council accepted the positive recommendation of its Appraisal Committee regarding the proposed PhD program in Pharmacy at the University of Waterloo.

The PhD program, referred to by the Quality Council as an "innovative program", will allow expansion of the graduate program and indeed the research being undertaken within the School of Pharmacy.

For additional information see PhD Pharmacy degree

Monday, January 21, 2013

Kelly Grindrod discusses cold and flu remedies on CBC Radio

Kelly Grindrod, was recently interviewed on CBC Radio's Fresh Air program discussing cold and flu remedies.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Two graduate students receive Young Investigator Awards for drug discovery in relation to Alzheimer's Disease

Tarek Mohamed, a PhD candidate in the laboratory of Dr Praveen Nekkar, and Wesseem Osman, an MSc candidate in the same laboratory, have both received Young Investigator Scholarships from the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF). The awards will be presented to Tarek and Wes at the 7th Annual Drug Discovery for Neurodegeneration Conference in San Francisco in February.

Well done Tarek, Wes, and of course Praveen!

Monday, January 14, 2013

Welcome Class of 2016

Picture of Class of 2016

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 the class of 2016 was welcomed into the pharmacy profession at the traditional White Coat Ceremony. Students, joined by their family and friends, heard from members of the university and the professional pharmacy community. Marcus Walz , Society of Pharmacy Students’ president, and Heather Foley representing Waterloo Pharmacy alumni also provided words of welcome and encouragement.

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