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Assistant Professor Sara Guilcher is the co-lead on a multi-year grant from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to support the project, “Optimizing Support and Service Delivery for Problem Gambling Among People Living with Complex Needs.”

This project lead is Dr. Flora Matheson, a scientist with the Centre for Urban Health Solutions of St. Michael’s Hospital. The duo’s grant will support up to $749,000 in project costs over the course of three years.

A simple, inexpensive diagnostic tool for early detection of hepatitis C – supported by funding from the Ontario government – could soon be helping people in some of the most remote corners of the Earth.

The research, supported with a $1.6-million grant, is one of 62 projects at the University of Toronto that has received support from the province, said Reza Moridi, Ontario's minister of research, innovation and science, who visited U of T on Friday and saw...

Keith Pardee was featured in the Wall Street Journal talking about the Zika Crispr diagnostic. Read the full story: https://www.wsj.com/articles/crispr-offers-a-leap-forward-for-diagnosing-disease-1498442880

Six students from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy received awards for their poster abstracts at the Graduate Research in Progress Symposium (GRIP) held at Hart House on June 19th, 2017.

Clinical, Social & Administrative Pharmaceutical Sciences

Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy student Tiana Tilli is the recent recipient of the 2017 Student of Distinction Award from The Ontario Pharmacists Association. Tiana was recognized with the award at the OPA Gala on June 17th.

This award is presented to a graduating pharmacy student from one of Ontario’s two schools of pharmacy who has exhibited strong leadership qualities and a commitment to advancing...

Lecturer and Experiential Education Coordinator Peter Tolios recently received an award from The Ontario Pharmacists Association for Outstanding New Practitioner. Peter was recognized with the award at the OPA Gala on June 17th.

On June 9th, 2017, prior to 230 students from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy crossing the stage to receive their degrees, guests gathered at The Royal Conservatory of Music to start the celebration.

Professor Zubin Austin’s alumni address resonated with student as well as their families and friends.

Three faculty members from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy have received the honour of 2017 Professor of the Year and five preceptors received 2017 Preceptor of the Year awards.

The awards were presented by Dean Heather Boon at the 2017 Convocation Reception and Graduating Awards Ceremony on June 9th, 2017.

The 2017 Professor of the Year Awards are selected by students in each year of the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy program for excellence in...