[Assistant Professor Rebecca Laposa] An approved drug used to treat depression and pain, called amitriptyline, can provoke brain cell development in the lab. The finding has helped a University of Toronto researcher to understand more about what causes a devastating hereditary disease called Cockayne syndrome.
Apr 26 / 2016
There’s good news for smokers trying to kick the habit: several smoking cessation medications don’t appear to increase the incidence of serious neuropsychiatric side effects compared to placebo, according to a study published in The Lancet on April 22.
Apr 22 / 2016
The Department's new online course in Pharmacokinetics launches March 21. Pharmacokinetics is a core competency in pharmacology and an essential component of clinical research. The course is designed to give you the fundamentals, with ample opportunity to practise your skills.
Feb 29 / 2016