Pursue Pathbreaking Research at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy
The Graduate Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy offers students in the physical, biological, clinical, and social sciences a challenging and rewarding research-intensive programs leading to:
- Master of Science (MSc) in Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Master of Science in Pharmacy (MScPhm)
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Alongside world-class researchers, our graduate students have the opportunity to explore a diverse landscape of biomedical and clinical social research, to solve some of health science's most pressing problems. Earn your graduate degree in a collaborative environment based in the heart of Canada’s innovation and health research ecosystem, with access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to advance your research, as well as collaborative opportunities across the University of Toronto.
From here, go anywhere.
The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy offers a variety of programs for practicing pharmacists, learn what program is right for you by visiting the link below.
What are Pharmaceutical Sciences?
Our scientists are actively engaged in research that’s transforming biomedical science and Canada’s health-care system.
A large part of our research community is focused on the molecular basis for drug targets and diseases, as well as on drug development and disease diagnostics. They are catalysts for the discovery and development of novel therapeutic targets, nanomedicine, new drugs, medical devices and exploring the cellular basis of human disease.
Outside of the lab, many of our researchers partner with hospitals, health-care leaders and policy-makers working across Canada’s health-care system on clinical pharmacy research, drug safety and health services research. Ultimately, our shared goal is to ensure safe, effective, accessible and affordable drug therapies and pharmacy practice excellence.
Applications for September 2023 will open Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 9am and will close Friday, December 9, 2022 at 11:59pm
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Explore Our Department
Professor Carolyn Cummins
Professor Suzanne Cadarette
Graduate Administrative Coordinator
- Graduate Office Responsibilities
- Course Scheduling
- Graduate Faculty Membership (GFM)
- Examination: PhD Final Oral Examination
- Program Requirements
- Proposals for SGS Governance
- Seminars - Exit
- SGS Calendar Entry
- Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Program Assistant
Graduate Office Responsibilities
- Awards & Convocation Celebration
- Course Enrollment
- Examinations: MSc Oral Examination, MSc-PhD Transfer Examination and PhD Qualifying Examination
- GRIP Symposium
- Health & Safety Training
- Meetings and Minutes (Department & Graduate Education Committee)
- Seminars - Departmental
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New technology being developed at U of T’s Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy has potential to improve detection of devastating viruses in honeybee colonies without the time and expense of sending samples to labs.Read More