On March 3 the Waterloo Pharmacy hockey team won the tenth annual Ontario Pharmacists Association (OPA) Cup. The OPA Cup is awarded to the winner of an annual hockey game that pits teams from Ontario’s two pharmacy schools against each other.
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.
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.
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.
The Ontario Pharmacy Evidence Network (OPEN) awarded $2 million in funding to advance work in medication management.
Medications can improve health and save lives, but they are not without risk. With prescription medication in Ontario costing $10.6 billion per year, new strategies to help patients and healthcare providers choose, use, and remove medications are critical to providing better care and ensuring financial sustainability of the public system.