Winter has its good points: glistening white snow, the holidays, and evenings relaxing in front of a warm fire. However, one thing no-one enjoys is the coughing, sneezing, aches and pains that go hand in hand with this time of year. In fact, these symptoms are a clear indication that we are approaching the dreaded flu season! With so many of us affected by these viruses on a year basis, it’s no surprise that millions of dollars worth of research goes into trialling pharmaceutical products to relieve symptoms of colds and flu each year. Many pharmaceutical college graduates go on.. READ MORE »
At AAPS we care about the success of our students. Following up with our graduates is a great way to see how their story has taken flight since their time at AAPS. Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. It’s inspiring to see how far hard work and dedication can transform one’s career. We recently caught up with Sandra Mendoza, an AAPS alum who had great news to share with us. AAPS: What did you study at AAPS? Sandra: Clinical Research. AAPS: What did you value about your experience at AAPS? Sandra: The.. READ MORE »
Think it’s impossible for a pro athlete to go vegan? Learn how nutritionists are making vegan diet plans work in all kinds of sports—from body building to endurance training and beyond!
Workshop: How To Find Jobs in the Food and Pharmaceutical Industry Date: Thursday, October 22nd 2015 Time: 6:00-7:30 pm Location: Mississauga Central Library CL3, 301 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Mississauga, ON L5B 3Y3 This week on Thursday, October 22, 2015, AAPS will be hosting a free workshop at the Mississauga Central Library. Led by AAPS’ Dean of Scientific Affairs, Laleh Bighash, this two hour workshop will highlight successful job search strategies in Food, Pharmaceuticals and other related industries. Interested in learning more about these industries, the types of positions available and how to apply but don’t know where to start? AAPS.. READ MORE »
AAPS has created a new one week training program designed to equip students with an understanding of the fundamentals of Dissolution Theory and Dissolution Testing. This program, called Dissolution School, launches on November 16 till November 20, 2015 and has been structured to provide students with real-world, tangible knowledge on a variety of dissolution testing principles and the essential elements of dissolution profiling. “In one short week, you can add this essential pharmaceutical technique to your resume,” says program coordinator and instructor, Jason Chu. “This training program will teach participants how to use dissolution techniques necessary in many entry level positions.” Find out more.. READ MORE »
Consumers are becoming more informed in their food choices than ever before. These days, the average shopper reads every label on the products they buy, comparing nutritional value details as well as safety and allergy information. Governments around the globe have also begun imposing very strict regulations and health guidelines on the food industry, so companies must be more vigilant than ever when it comes to food quality control. For those interested in careers in food safety, this growing awareness means that they can look forward to greater opportunities in their chosen career. If you’re planning to pursue a food.. READ MORE »
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) is a technique used to analyze samples in a variety of industries, from biological to environmental to industrial and beyond—even throughout the food, drink, and pharmaceutical industries. To master HPLC, you must learn to use chemical techniques to study organic and inorganic compounds in order to analyze their chemical properties. Specialized training can teach you safe and effective ways to identify, separate, quantify, and ultimately purify a wide variety of chemical compounds, regardless of their volatility or stability. But with the risk of impurities ever present, it’s important to ensure contaminants don’t sabotage your future.. READ MORE »