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July 29, 2015 Waterloo pharmacist examines drug therapies for Alzheimer’s disease Dr. Praveen Nekkar Rao

As Alzheimer’s disease continues to impact more and more Canadians, the need for novel therapies and therapeutic drugs is greater than ever. Using a state-of-the-art technology to discover new therapies to treat Alzheimer’s disease is among the projects receiving funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), announced today.

July 27, 2015 CCAPP awards Full Accreditation for PharmD

The Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) recently awarded the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy a status of Full Accreditation for our PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy) program. This accreditation status is valid for a six year term, from 2015 to 2021.

June 26, 2015 Pharmacy alumnus helps find new uses for existing drugs Gary Tin.

Like many other tools, sometimes prescription drugs can be used for more than one purpose. University of Waterloo scientists and industry partner Cyclica discovered that a commonly known antidepressant may be useful in fighting some of the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.