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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Antidepressants can help treat Alzheimer’s

Scientists at the University of Waterloo have discovered that antidepressant medications can be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Sally Ebsary recognized with 2017 Co-op Supervisor of the Year Award

Anthony Miller, Sally Ebsary, Jamie Dang and Nancy Waite.

Anthony Miller, Sally Ebsary, Jamie Dang and Nancy Waite.

Each year Waterloo Pharmacy presents an award for Co-op Supervisor of the Year. The award recognizes a supervisor who has shown outstanding commitment to mentorship of Waterloo Pharmacy students on co-operative education work terms.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

116th convocation ceremonies welcome more than 1000 new Science alumni

Science's 116th convocation stage.

The Faculty of Science held its 116th Convocation ceremonies today to celebrate the achievements of two honorary degree recipients, two highly distinguished honorees and 1007 graduating students. Among them, 786 Bachelor degrees, 66 Master degrees and 40 Doctoral degrees, 87 Doctor of Optometry and 28 Doctor of Pharmacy degrees were conferred.

Morning ceremony

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.