Pharmacology and Toxicology


PharmaChronicle Issue 03

Jan 30 / 2019

U of T research sparks potential new leukemia drug discovery

University of Toronto-affiliated scientists have created a first-of-its-kind treatment for leukemia that has attracted potentially record-breaking funding and will start trials on cancer patients in Ontario.
Jan 30 / 2019

Why We Need to Press Pause on Any Kind of Cannabis Promotion

Many companies are selling marijuana as if the drug is totally harmless. It’s not. Read more
Dec 3 / 2018

What We Know – and Don't Know – About the Health Effects of Recreational Cannabis

Dr. Ruth Ross In this recent interview with medical writer Carolyn Abraham, Ross, director of the Centre for Collaborative Drug Research and chair of the Faculty of Medicine’s pharmacology and toxicology department, discusses how much remains unknown about the health effects of this ancient plant.
Nov 5 / 2018