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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Do the Research to Get the Pharmaceutical Job

We’ve talked a lot about what’s going on in the pharmaceutical industry, in Canada and in the world, but now we’re going to take it back to you, and look…
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Astellas Pharma Tries Grassroots Lobbying Advertising To Change Pharmaceutical Rule in BC

Astellas Pharma Canada has launched a BC campaign to build public awareness of their new incontinence treatments. Although both drugs are approved for sale in the country, currently neither has…
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WHO Deems Local Medical Research Key to Universal Healthcare Coverage

After the World Health Report launch for 2013, the WHO is calling on countries to improve their investment in local research to help develop better universal health coverage plans. Even…
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China Probes Drug Manufacturing and Corrects Corruption

China announces it is deepening its ongoing fraud investigation into the pharmaceutical industry. The probe seeks to make the Chinese market more competitive, removing corruption from the system to ensure…
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