NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS

A team led by Dr. Natalie Crown and consisting of Dr. Tom Brown, Dr. Linda Dresser, Dr. Daniela Gallo-Hershberg, Dr. Heather Kertland, Dr. Jamie Keller, Dr. Philip Lui, and Gustavo Luna are the recent recipients of a Provost’s Instructional Technology Innovation Fund grant.

Dr. Lakshmi Kotra is a key part of a team comprised of scientists from the University of Toronto, the University of Alberta, the University of British Columbia and 11 leading institutions in India joining forces to tackle urgent issues in both countries.

Associate Professor and Clinical Manager, Department of Pharmacy, Division of Haematology/Oncology at the Hospital For Sick Children Lee Dupuis is the co-Principal Investigator of “Preliminary Examination of the Impact of Cyclophosphamide Pharmacokinetic Variability on Outcomes in Paediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation,” a one-year project that received a Garron Family Cancer Centre grant.

On October 12th, the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology) visited the University of Toronto to announce funding in support of Canada’s top researchers. As part of this announcement, the Canada Research Chairs of Dr. Stephane Angers and Dr. Heiko Heerklotz were renewed.

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto hosted a landmark announcement from the Premier of Ontario and the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.

The latest issue of Pharmacopoeia, the newsletter for students, faculty and staff at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto has arrived. Click here to read more about new appointments, promotions,  awards, research funding, and student events and activitie. 

The Canadian Association for AIDS Research (CANFAR), Canada’s only independent charitable foundation dedicated to eliminating HIV and AIDS through research, recently renewed funding for Dr. Reina Bendayan’s research.

“Role of Drug Transporters in Antiretroviral Drug Absorption and Drug-Drug Interactions in Intestinal Tissue” is a two-year project designed to investigate the role of membrane drug transporters at the intestinal barrier in antiretroviral drug...

Dr. Jillian Kohler has been appointed Director, Global Affairs as a shared position between the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy and the Munk School of Global Affairs.

This appointment follows the enhanced international focus of the University of Toronto, and Dr. Kohler’s informal role in this capacity over the past year.