May 30, 2016 Congratulations to the recipients of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) Award of Merit for 2016. This award recognizes service at the component society, specialty section or provincial levels and is presented to an ODA member dentist for outstanding service to the profession for a period of four years or more.
May 19, 2016 For patients who suffer from Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor, writing a grocery list or taking a drink from a cup can be a daily struggle due to disabling arm tremor. Now, technology developed in London provides a personalized therapy that is giving new hope for these patients.
May 11, 2016 Dr. Harold Merskey is a champion of patient care, civil rights and psychological pain research. He has devoted his professional career to scientific excellence and is one of the world’s leading pain specialists.
May 11, 2016 Arend Strikwerda, Medicine Class of 2016, graduates with a Doctor or Medicine this month. He is thankful for the people and experiences at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, and is looking forward to a bright future in paediatrics.
May 11, 2016 Neuroscientists at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry have developed a new virtual reality ‘toolbox’ that can be used to build video games with a unique capacity for teaching and testing both humans and animal models.
May 10, 2016 New information is available regarding the vote for the Conditions of Appointment for Physicians and Clinical Faculty. Voting will begin on May 11, 2016 and physicians are asked to cast their vote before 5:00 p.m. on May 13, 2016. Votes prior to May 11 will not be counted, and so all physicians (including those who have already voted) are being asked to (re)cast their vote. More information is available on the Human Resources Website. Please familiarize yourself with the updated process.
May 05, 2016 Researchers with the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) hosted at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry published results today that may change the way clinicians treat Canadians with heart disease.
May 05, 2016 A process to update the Conditions of Appointment for Physicians Document began a few years ago, under the leadership of Dr. Margaret Steele, Vice Dean, Hospital and Interfaculty Relations, and with the support of a Steering group of physicians and administrators. In response to the feedback additional changes have been made and Clause 13.2 has been removed.The proposed revised Document is now posted in final form.
May 05, 2016 Faculty at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry are working to bring information and resources about geriatric mental health to rural regions in southwestern Ontario. In many of these communities the geriatric population is high, but access to experts in the field is limited.
May 04, 2016 Researchers at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry demonstrate that a chemical found in marijuana called cannabidiol affects the brain in a way that makes it an ideal treatment option for schizophrenia.