Seizing the day Describing her career as serendipitous, Alison Allan, PhD, says being open-minded has helped her to succeed in the field of oncology research and reach new heights, such as being one of the youngest Acting Departmental Chairs.
Discovering the art of surgery Tavis Apramian, an MD/PhD Candidate, has discovered, through his research, that surgeons more closely resemble artists than previously thought. With variations in surgeons' practise, he has shown that medical education varies in this specialty.
Learning lessons outside the classroom Welcoming more than 200 new graduate trainees to Schulich Medicine & Dentistry this year, Andrew Watson, PhD, offers advice to incoming graduate trainees.
Beyond the bench A new feature in the Current Affairs newsletter, each month we will be sharing Twitter updates and photos from faculty and graduate trainees to showcase 'life beyond the bench'.
Celebrating our achievements Congratulations to Scott Macdonald, Andrew Nicholson, Loretta Norton, Alenka Bullen, Alexandra de la Rua, Mazen El-Baba, Kristin Ikeda and so many others on their extraordinary achievements in the past few months.
New official social media accounts Welcome to the Departments of Paediatrics (Facebook) and Physiology & Pharmacology (Twitter). Like and follow these official accounts to stay up to date with departmental news and events.
Renowned MS researcher awarded Taylor Prize V. Wee Yong, PhD, is the recipient of the 2017 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine. The award will be presented to Yong at the Leaders in Innovation Dinner – an evening highlighting research into multiple sclerosis. Registration for this event is required.
Robarts takes centre stage at See the Line Rob Bartha, PhD, Arthur Brown, PhD, and Greg Dekaban, PhD, along with trainees from their labs, presented current concussion projects and showcased the Institute's world-class facilities during a media tour as part of See the Line on August 16.