Kishor Wasan

has received numerous awards for his contributions to health sciences

About Me

Dr. Wasan has received numerous awards for his contributions to health sciences including the Canadian Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences Leadership award for outstanding contributions to Pharmaceutical Sciences in Canada and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. Dr. Wasan has published over 240 peer-reviewed articles and 280 abstracts in the area of lipid-based drug delivery and lipoprotein-drug interactions. Most recently, Dr. Wasan served as the Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition of the University of Saskatchewan from August 2014 to June 2019. Dr. Wasan led the research team at the Wasan lab at the University of British Columbia that developed what has become iCo 019, and will initially focus his efforts on the further development of iCo 019 via partnerships and collaborations.

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January 15, 2024

NGDI UBC Webinar on Global Health Access and Equity-March 2024

Coming on March 19th 2024-NGDI UBC Webinar on Global Health Access and Equity: As UBC celebrates 15+ years of establishing and implementing our Global Access Principles we are having a webinar on March 19th 2024 from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm (EST); 9:30 to 11:30 (PST) discussing Global Health Access and Equity with a particular […]

December 18, 2023

New Publication just published from the Neglected Global Diseases Initiative at UBC

New Publication just published from NGDI UBC: Congratulations on the publication of your open access article: Implementation and Impact of the Global Access Principles at the University of British Columbia: Current Successes and Future Challenges , by Nancy Gallini, Robert E W Hancock, Richard Lester, Brett Sharp, Kishor Wasan published in Frontiers in Pharmacology, section […]

November 10, 2023

Leadership Alchemy: Crafting Brilliance from Unconventional Qualities

Alchemy exists in the dynamic realm of leadership—a transformative process that turns ordinary leaders into visionaries. Beyond the conventional traits, extraordinary leaders master the art of blending unconventional qualities to create brilliance. Join us to explore the unique elements that, when combined, form the alchemical concoction of unparalleled leadership. Radical Empathy While empathy is a […]

Understanding Neglected Infectious Diseases
October 11, 2023

Understanding Neglected Infectious Diseases

Neglected infectious diseases, often abbreviated as NIDs, are a group of infectious diseases that disproportionately affect vulnerable populations in low-income and middle-income countries. Neglected infectious diseases primarily thrive in impoverished and marginalized communities, perpetuating the cycle of poverty and illness. This article will explore what ignored contagious diseases are, why they are considered failed, their […]

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