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Reina Bendayan, Editorial Board Member
University of Toronto, Canada
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After obtaining a Bachelors of Sciences in Pharmacy and a Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program at the University of Montreal, Dr Bendayan completed a Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Florida and a three year Medical Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program in Clinical Pharmacology and Membrane Cell Biology at the University of Toronto. Dr Bendayan’s research program at the University of Toronto is primarily focused on Membrane Transport and Therapeutics with an emphasis in the field of HIV/AIDS Antiviral Drug Transport and Regulation in the central nervous system (i.e., blood-brain barrier and glial cells). She obtained a five-year young career investigator award from the Ministry of Health of Ontario and her research program is primarily funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research and the Ontario HIV Treatment Network, Ministry of Health of Ontario. She is the author of over 60 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has supervised many graduate students. She is a member of several scientific associations, in particular, the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS), American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET), American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS), International AIDS Society and Canadian Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS). Dr. Bendayan has recently been elected FELLOW of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences (November 2010). From January 1st to July 1st 2007, Dr Bendayan served as Acting Dean of the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy.

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