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Research Excellence on a Global Scale

The Temerty Faculty of Medicine’s deep strength in research was reflected this month in a series of global rankings that places University of Toronto in high standing. The 2021 Times Higher Education subject rankings placed the Temerty Faculty of Medicine 6th in the world for “Clinical & Health”.
Nov 9 / 2020

PharmTox Leadership in Community-Engaged Learning

Community-engaged learning (CEL) takes learners beyond academia. It engages them in an opportunity to see academic topics from a real-world perspective. Dr. Michelle Arnot held her first CEL course, Pharmacology and Toxicology in Society, in the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology Undergraduate Program in 2008, called Pharmacology and Toxicology in Society.
Oct 7 / 2020

Drs. Ana Andreazza and Michael Farkouh share their trial to prevent severe COVID-19 on CTV News

Dr. Ana Andreazza, associate professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, has been studying the açai berry extract’s effect as a possible anti-inflammatory therapy for mental health disorders. Her studies showed the extract specifically decreased NLRP3-mediated inflammation, an inflammatory sensor that triggers the body's response to fight off stress and infection.
Sep 2 / 2020