Research Day 2017 - Nov. 28

Join us on Thursday, November 28, 2017, as we delve into the cutting-edge research conducted by the members of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Research Day 2017 will take place in Bernard Snell Hall, located within the University of Alberta Hospital.

This year's theme is "Drug Discovery: Next Generation Therapies and Knowledge Translation," and includes a poster competition for undergraduate students, an oral research presentation competition for graduate students and presentations from the following:

Keynote Speaker

"Novel Insights into incretin-based therapies for Type 2 diabetes: from bench to bedside"
David D'Alessio
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition; Director of the Division of Endocrinology; Associate Director of the Duke Molecular Physiology Institute, Duke University

Guest Speakers

"Baffled, befuddled, and bemused: knowledge translation in primary care"
Adrienne J. Lindblad
Knowledge Translation & Evidence Coordinator, Alberta College of Family Physicians; Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta

"Incretin-based therapies for Type 2 diabetes & their actions on cardiac energy metabolism"
John Ussher
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta

Download a copy of the 2017 schedule

Abstracts forthcoming