University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dr. Reina Bendayan is a Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto and Career Scientist, Ontario HIV treatment Network, Ministry of Health of Ontario (MHO). After obtaining a Bachelor 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 is primarily focused on Membrane Transport and Therapeutics with an emphasis in the field of HIV/AIDS Antiviral Drug Transport and Regulation at sanctuary sites and cellular reservoirs of HIV. Her research program is primarily funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences Engineering Research Council and MHO. She is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has supervised many graduate students and post-doctoral research fellows. She is a member of several scientific associations: AAPS, ASPET, IBBS, IAS and CSPS. Dr. Bendayan was elected FELLOW of the AAPS and CSPS. She received the Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada Research Career Award and the CSPS Research Leadership Award.