Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences
Société canadienne des sciences pharmaceutiques


CSPS Poster Awards

Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences is pleased to offer trainee awards for best poster presentations by CSPS members. Candidates must be members of CSPS, and may be a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow in industry, government, academia, or research institutes, as well as medical residents. In addition, there is one award at $200.00 for the best undergraduate poster award; GSK Undergraduate Student Research Award winners are eligible. Posters are evaluated on presentation, scientific merit, discovery, innovation, and contribution.

2019 CSPS Poster Award Recipients

Noor Al-Saden, University of Toronto
Trastuzumab-DM1 Affects the Vasculature of Tumour Microenvironment Causing Enhanced Delivery of 64Cu-NOTA-Pertuzumab Fab Visualized by MicroPET/CT Imaging

Amanda Greenwell, University of Alberta
Cardiac Glucose Oxidation Rates are Impaired and a Possible Pharmacological Target for Mitigating Heart Failure in Barth Syndrome

Reka Geczy, University of British Columbia
Microfluidic Approaches for the Production of Monodisperse, Superparamagnetic Microspheres in the Low Micrometer Size Range

Mohadeseh Majdi Yazdi, University of Saskatchewan
Assay Development for Screening Inhibitors of Dihydrodipicolinate Synthase from Campylobacter jejuni

Jadin Chadade, University of Alberta (Undergrad Award)
Skeletal Muscle Ketone Body Metabolism Regulates Glycemia During Experimental Obesity


2018 CSPS Poster Award Recipients

Samaa Alrushaid, University of Manitoba
In silico, in vitro and in vivo Pharmaceutical Investigations of a Novel Skeletal Regenerator

Robin Sachdeva, University of Heidelberg
Loss of Cation Channels of the TRPC Family Protects Against the Development of Retinopathy in the STZ Model and Accumulation of Reactive Metabolites

Amila Omeragic, University of Toronto
Role of Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptor-gamma (PPAR-gamma) in Regulating Inflammatory Signalling in Acute and Chronic Rodent Models of HIV-1 Associated Brain Inflammation

Camille Alam, University of Toronto
Upregulation of Reduced Folate Carrier (RFC) by Vitamin D Enhances Folate Uptake at the Blood-brain Barrier (BBB)

Wendy Siu, University of Toronto (Undergrad Award)
Examining the Cholesterol Synthetic Pathway in the Search for New Druggable Targets for Glioblastoma 


2017 CSPS Poster Award Recipients

Zaid Almaayah, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta
Daunorubicin Induces Cardiotoxicity through a Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase-mediated Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acid Degradation Dependent Mechanism  

Aysha Ansari, Dept. of Chemical & Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Alberta
Customizing Lipopolymers for Efficient siRNA Delivery to Different Leukemia Cells

Seyed Amirhossein Tabatabaei Dakhili, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta
Novel & Selective FOXM1 Transcriptional Program Suppressors

Matthew Lamont, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Adolescent Binge Drinking Causes Long-term Impairments to: Object Memory, Anxiety Regulation, and Cerebellar Based Motor Control in a Rodent Model

Killol Chokshi, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Characterizing the Molecular Signaling Pathways in the Cerebral Arteries of Stroke-prone Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats (SHRsp) Before and After Stroke

Arman Moini Jazani, Concordia University, Montréal ($500)
Dual Reduction/acidic pH-responsive Block Copolymer Micelles: Synthesis, Self Assembly and Stimuli Responsive Enhanced Release

Steven Choi, University of Toronto (Undergrad Award)
Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Gamma (PPAR-γ): Potential Therapeutic Target in HIV-1 Associated Brain Inflammation and Excitotoxicity