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Research seminar series

The Pharmacy Research Seminar Series brings together researchers,  graduate students*, clinicians and researchers from the broader pharmaceutical industry in a forum that allows broad discussion of research and its application to pharmacy and healthcare.

Seminars are at the School of Pharmacy, in Kitchener.  All faculty, staff and students are welcome to these seminars, which are intended for a general audience background.

Upcoming Research Seminars

Additional dates may be added; bookmark this page and check frequently!

Winter/Spring 2017 Schedule

Seminar Date                          Time and Location                  Presenter Affiliation Presentation Title/Topic

Wednesday January 18

11AM-12PM

 PHR 1008

Dr. Eric Fillion Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo  Exploring and exploiting new reactivity of alkyl-tricarbastannatranes in Lewis acid and transition metal catalysis.
Friday January 20

1PM-2PM

PHR 1012

Dr. J.M. Gamble School of Pharmacy, Memorial University Is high insulin exposure associated with increased mortality in type 2 diabetes?
Wednesday February 1

11AM-12PM

​ PHR 1008

Stephanie Ong, Clinical Pharmacist University Health Network Can an APP a day keep the med errors away? 

Electronic medication reconciliation tools for patients.

Monday February 6 

1PM-2PM

​PHR 1008

Chowdhury Faruquee, BPharm, MPharm, MBA University of Alberta Factors affecting pharmacist prescribing.
Friday February 10

1PM-2PM

​PHR 1004

Mary Ellen Hogan, BScPhm, PharmD, MSc University of Toronto Beyond the opioid epidemic:  Healthcare costs, quality of life and suicide in people with chronic pain.
Monday February 13 1PM-2PM PHR 1008 Certina Ho, BScPharm, MISt, MEd  University of Toronto Continuous quality improvement: An essential constituent of patient/medication safety
Friday February 17

1PM-2PM

PHR 1004

Dr. Steven J. Leeder, PharmD, PhD Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City Overcoming conceptual barriers to implement precision yherapeutics in children.
Monday March 6 1PM-2PM see Outlook    Drug delivery strategies for the treatment and prevention of disease.
Thurs March 16

1PM-2PM

PHR 1012

Dr. Brennan Smith, PhD CIHR Post-Doctoral Fellow, McMaster Univeristy, 

Salicylate-based drugs: The mechanism of action revisited.

Friday March 17 

1PM-2PM

PHR 1008 

see Outlook    The Role of Ubiquitin Ligase Parkin in Neurotoxicity and Abuse of Methamphetamine.
Friday March 31 

1PM-2PM

​ PHR 1008

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*Attendance by Pharmacy graduate students is required as part of the MSc and PhD Pharmacy degree programs, and is recorded as a milestone on the student's official transcript.