The research in this area focuses on advancing our understanding and minimizing the adverse effects associated with drug use and misuse.

We study the safety of medications in the real world, and mechanisms of adverse and idiosyncratic drug reactions, molecular toxicology and environmental, pathophysiological or genetic factors governing drug efficacy and safety.

We also examine the safe use of medications and explore ways to tackle the individual, societal and health system challenges related to inappropriate drug use and addiction.

Investigators

Research News

Faces of PharmSci: Amin GhavamiNejad

Post-doctoral Fellow Amin GhavamiNejad discusses leading the Diabetes research subgroup in the Wu lab with the goal of developing affordable, clinically-translatable products to benefit diabetes patients.
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Faces of PharmSci: Brian Lu

PharmSci PhD candidate Brian Lu discusses what led him to working with Professor Shirley Wu, his passion for the field of drug delivery and ongoing research on hypoglycaemia prevention.
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