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Monday, March 5, 2018

New weapons in the battle against antibiotic resistant bacteria

Two MSRA cells surrounded by solid lipid nanoparticles that have delivered a deadly biocide.

Two MSRA cells surrounded by solid lipid nanoparticles designed to target MSRA specifically. The particles are used to deliver a deadly biocide as part of a new therapy developed by Waterloo Professor Emmanuel Ho and colleagues at the University of Manitoba that can kill antibiotic resistant pathogens. Scientists have developed a new therapy to combat deadly bacteria that is infecting hospital patients worldwide.

Scientists have developed a new therapy to combat deadly bacteria that is infecting hospital patients worldwide.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Pharmacy team volunteers in local initiatives for homeless and hungry in Kitchener

Coldest night walkers passing School of Pharmacy

Last weekend, students, staff, and faculty from the School of Pharmacy supported local service organization Ray of Hope in delivering two events.

On Friday February 23, the team brought 80 pounds of potatoes, 100 pounds of ham, 45 litres of ice cream, and more to Ray of Hope Community Centre. They peeled, sliced, and cooked to produce scalloped potatoes, ham, vegetables, and dessert. The meal fed approximately 220 needful people in Kitchener.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Anthropology class visits Waterloo Pharmacy to see science in action

Anthropology students touring pharmacy labs and using microscopes

Professor Götz Hoeppe wanted his fourth-year anthropology students to see science in action. To achieve this, he and the 15 students of the Anthropology of Science class visited Waterloo Pharmacy in February and toured the research labs. Research technician Dr.

Monday, January 15, 2018

University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy celebrates turning 10

Dave Edwards and 3 students smiling with Bold Start and Bright Future signs.

On January 7 2008, the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy ran its first class. The School had 90 students, six faculty members, and only a handful of staff.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Instructor Elaine Lillie receives interprofessional partnership award from McMaster Medicine

Margo Mountjoy presenting Elaine Lillie with her award

McMaster’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine is a neighbour of the Waterloo School of Pharmacy: both are located at the Health Sciences Campus in downtown Kitchener. Over the years, the schools have taken advantage of their proximity to collaborate on projects and events.

In December, McMaster Medicine recognized Waterloo Pharmacy’s Elaine Lillie as an invaluable partner and honoured her with the Excellence in Collaboration Award for Interprofessional Education.

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