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Monday, April 16, 2018

University of Waterloo develops new way to fight HIV transmission

Emmanuel Ho

Scientists at the University of Waterloo have developed a new tool to protect women from HIV infection.

The tool, a vaginal implant, decreases the number of cells that the HIV virus can target in a woman’s genital tract. Unlike conventional methods of HIV prevention, such as condoms or anti-HIV drugs, the implant takes advantage of some people’s natural immunity to the virus.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Co-op students explore research and development at Toronto health technology company

wo Think Research employees with Rui Su and Kelvin Yam holding a Thinkathon sign

Two Think Research employees with Rui Su and Kelvin Yam at the Thinkathon event.

Rui Su and Kelvin Yam, two senior School of Pharmacy students, spent their last work term out of the pharmacy and at Think Research, a health care technology company in downtown Toronto.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Pharmacist Awareness Month: Think Health Educators

Two students in a school classroom. Think Pharmacists. Think Health Educators. #PAM2018.

March is Pharmacy Awareness Month and the School of Pharmacy is encouraging others to think about the many roles pharmacists play, including the role of community educators.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Pharmacist Awareness Month: Think Innovators

Two people using Pharmacy5in5 on a laptop and tablet. Think Pharmacists. Think Innovators. #PAM2018

March is Pharmacy Awareness Month and the School of Pharmacy is encouraging others to think about the many roles pharmacists play, including the role of innovative educator.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Pharmacist Awareness Month: Think Community Partners

Think Pharmacists. Think Community Partners. #Pam2018. People walking outside the School of Pharmacy.

March is Pharmacy Awareness Month and the School of Pharmacy is encouraging others to think about the many roles pharmacists play. Community partner is one of those roles.