NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS

Dean Heather Boon has received a four-year grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for her work on “Statutory Regulation and Traditional/Complementary Health Care Professions”.

Two students at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy were honoured at the AFPC Awards Banquet on June 5th.

Graduate student Virginia Yini from Assistant Professor Rob Bonin’s laboratory was the recent recipient of an Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada (AFPC) Pharmacy Student Research Poster Award.

At the recent Canadian Pharmacists Conference 2017 in Québec City, Professor Zubin Austin and research associate Paul Gregory of U of T’s The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy were recognized with the Canadian Pharmacists Journal (CPJ) Best Paper of the Year Award.

At the recent Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada conference in Québec City, Assistant Professor Keith Pardee was recognized with the AFPC New Investigator Research Award.

Designed to distinguish the outstanding research achievements and contributions of junior faculty members, this award recognizes Dr. Pardee’s research on a portable drug-manufacturing system and portable diagnostics for the Zika virus.

Recently, four faculty members from the University of Toronto’s Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy were recognized with awards by the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists – National Branch.

Assistant Professor Rob Bonin at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy is the recent recipient of the 2017 Early Career Investigator Pain Research Grant.

The $50,000 grant was awarded to Dr. Bonin by the Canadian Pain Society (CPS) and Pfizer at a gala in Halifax on May 25th.

Dr. Bonin will be using the grant to provide new insights into the mechanisms underlying acute and chronic pain. His research will explore reverse sensitization as an approach to assist in erasing...

University of Toronto student Steven Choi was the recent recipient of the GSK/CSPS National Undergraduate Student Research Poster Award at the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference held May 10-12, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec.

Steven was a student in the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy Undergraduate Summer Research Program. He worked with Dr. Reina Bendayan and trained in her laboratory in the summer of 2016. Steven received the Faculty Summer Student Undergraduate Poster...