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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Discussing the advancements and challenges in the field of nanomedicine, and its potential to improve therapeutic outcomes.
Dr. Emmanuel Ho joined the University of Manitoba, College of Pharmacy as an
Assistant Professor in 2010. He is also cross-appointed to the Faculty of Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering and the College of Medicine, Department of Immunology. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Toronto and was awarded numerous scholarships, most notably, an Industrial Post-Graduate Scholarship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). As a post-doctoral fellow at the British Columbia Cancer Research Center, Dr. Ho was awarded the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Post-Doctoral Fellowship along with the Michael Smith foundation for Health Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship (MSFHR). His current research interests include the development and characterization of novel nanomedicines, medical devices, and vaccines for the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS. He was recently presented the 2013 Rh Award for Outstanding Contributions to Interdisciplinary Scholarship and Research and was the recipient of the 2014 GlaxoSmithKline / Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences Early Career Award. Dr. Ho’s research program is supported by grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, CIHR, Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), Manitoba Health Research Council (MHRC), Manitoba Medical Service Foundation (MMSF), and the Dr. Paul Thorlakson Foundation Fund.
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