2003 Award Winners
AFPC 2003 Award Winners | Dr. Knaus
Dr. Knaus is a Professor in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Alberta. His research interests are in the design, synthesis and pharmacological evaluation of heterocyclic compounds for use as COX-2 inhibitors, and calcium channel agonists and antagonists. He also collaborates in a study to synthesize and evaluate non-invasive diagnostic agents in cancer and potential therapeutic agents for oncology and virology. He has more than 300 peer-reviewed publications and more than 65 postdoctoral fellows and graduate students have benefited from his training. Dr. Knaus was a winner of this award in 1986 and to win this award again is testament to his continuing excellence in research in the pharmaceutical sciences.