Mapping out the Future: Funding Boost for Canadian Genomics Initiatives

Since the first successful sequencing of the human genome in 2003, technology has evolved to make DNA mapping faster and more cost-effective than ever. In the health care sector, genomics…
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Designer Drugs: Risky Synthetics Flood the Canadian Market

Health Canada recently issued a warning regarding the dangers of psychoactive drugs, in particular synthetic blends that replicate the effects of controlled substances. The development and distribution of synthetics falls…
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All About CETA and You

This month, after years of discussion, Canada signed a Canada-EU Free Trade deal. The Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) is testing the waters for dropping import tariffs on everything from…
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Full Service Pharmacies Continue To Expand Their Role in New Brunswick

At AAPS, we’re always interested in the changing way that medical services are provided. We touched on phenomena of full service pharmacies before, and this looks like a trend that’s…
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Pharmaceutical Studies: A Frontrunner in Marketability

It was once believed that a university degree was all Canadians needed to secure relatively stable and desirable employment. But these days, students are graduating at the top of their…
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Therapeutics Initiative Funding Attempts Gets International Attention

Last year in October, the province of BC defunded the Therapeutics Initiative program, an independent institution to monitor the effects of prescription pharmaceutical drugs. TI is also attached to the…
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Genetics-Based Pharmaceutical Research Breakthroughs

This week, we’re taking a look at some of the promising discoveries that have appeared over the last few months. They all share something in common: they all have roots…
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Recent Clinical Research Breakthroughs in Canada

Since the Nobel Prize was awarded to Banting and Macleod in 1923 for their discovery of Insulin, Canada has held a place as one of the top countries for pharmaceutical…
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Trends in High Performance Liquid Chromatography

As a student of pharmaceutical or life sciences (or anyone interested in how science is bettering our world), you will inevitably learn about the latest High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)…
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Food Safety: A Brief Examination

We’ve talked extensively about pharmaceutical careers, but it’s important not to forget one of the other job paths at AAPS: Food safety training for food preparation and manufacturing. Every living…
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