The research in this area focuses on advancing our understanding and minimizing the adverse effects associated with drug use and misuse.
We study the safety of medications in the real world, and mechanisms of adverse and idiosyncratic drug reactions, molecular toxicology and environmental, pathophysiological or genetic factors governing drug efficacy and safety.
We also examine the safe use of medications and explore ways to tackle the individual, societal and health system challenges related to inappropriate drug use and addiction.
Alison Thompson’s media expert and provincial advisory roles contribute to public discussions about challenging topics during COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Two professors at the U of T’s Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy have been elected as fellows to the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS).Read More
Professor Shana Kelley is among nine professors from across the University of Toronto appointed as Fellows to the Royal Society of Canada.Read More