Story of Medicines

Launched in conjunction with the opening of the Pharmaceutical Sciences building in September 2012, the Story of Medicines exhibit traces the history of pharmacy from ancient times to the modern day.


Founding Partners
Amgen Canada Inc., AstraZeneca Canada Inc., Eli Lilly Canada Inc., GlaxoSmithKline Inc., Merck Canada Inc., Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc., Pfizer Canada Inc.

Founding Members
Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd., Hoffman-La Roche Ltd., LifeScan Canada Ltd., Lundbeck Canada Inc.

The Faculty thanks alumnus and pharmacy historian Steve Dove and alumna Louanne Twaites for their assistance with the development of the Origins and Evolutions of Pharmacy exhibit. 

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