September 14, 2016 Congratulations to Teresa Nunez de Villavicencio Diaz and Farzad Asadi Jomnani on receiving the PhD scholarship, and to Yuwei Jiang and Ashley Makela on receiving the MSc Transfer to PhD Scholarship for Graduate Research.
April 07, 2016 Derek Gillies, PhD Candidate in the Department of Medical Biophysics, is working to give surgeons a clearer view — and liver patients a better outcome — thanks to a new 2D/3D imaging system.
April 05, 2016 Dr. Peeyush Lala, Professor Emeritus and Past Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, and his team have discovered that over-production of a molecule known as decorin by a pregnant uterus is associated with preeclampsia.
April 01, 2016 London Health Research Day took place on March 29, and featured more than 400 poster and feature platform presentations from Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's top graduate trainees. Congratulations to the 2016 award winners.
March 30, 2016 In January, an agreement was reached with the Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA). The new agreement was ratified by the GTA Union on January 18 and by Western University’s Board of Governors on January 28. The new agreement is effective as of September 1, 2015.
March 24, 2016 After taking part in Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) competition heat, five finalists will be moving on to represent the School in Western University's Top 20 3MT Final.
March 24, 2016 Congratulations to Stefan Everling, PhD, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, and Grace Parraga, PhD, Department of Medical Biophysics, on being selected as two of Western University's 2016 Faculty Scholars.
March 18, 2016 Beier’s laboratory, which received $321,264 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund this morning to purchase advanced equipment, is looking to identify molecular and cellular mechanisms that lead to various types of osteoarthritis in the first place, then cause them to progress.
March 17, 2016 The five-person team, including four Western students and an alumnus, created a winning commercialization plan for OtoTrain, a 3D digital anatomy training tool for doctors to assist in diagnosing diseases of the ear, as part of the Proteus Innovation Competition.
March 07, 2016 Congratulations to Dr. Samuel Asfaha, an assistant professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, on receiving $300,000 in funding over three years through the CIHR Clinician Scientist – Phase 2 program.
February 09, 2016 Congratulations to Frank Beier, PhD, professor and assistant chair in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, on receiving $354,742 in funding over three years from The Arthritis Society for his research on osteoarthritis (OA).
February 05, 2016 Dr. Jeff Nisker, senior author and professor, and Justin Ashley, lead author investigated how pregnant women find information about what chemicals, such as phthalates, may pose a risk to the health of their pregnancy.
February 01, 2016 Congratulations to Hon Leong, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute, on receiving the Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) and Movember Foundation Fund 2016 Rising Star Award.
January 27, 2016 Wataru Inoue, PhD, is an assistant professor with the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and a scientist at Robarts Research Institute. He studies the effect of chronic stress on the brain and the biological basis for depression.
January 26, 2016 As a child and adolescent psychiatrist, Dr. Javeed Sukhera comes face-to-face with stigma and bias in health care environments on a daily basis. It was these experiences that inspired him to focus his current research on innovative ways to reduce stigma and reduce the adverse impact of stigma on patient care.
January 12, 2016 Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs is now accepting applications for the Dean’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program 2016, which will take place in summer 2016. The deadline for interested supervisors to submit a project description is now January 15th, 2016.
January 11, 2016 Researchers have published a study showing the significant, long-term impacts of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the psychoactive component in marijuana – on the adolescent brain.
January 11, 2016 Dr. McLachlan, a professor in the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, received this prestigious award for his outstanding lifetime clinical and research contributions in epilepsy.
January 11, 2016 Annually during International Week, Western Unviersity hosts the World’s Challenge Challenge — an event that challenges student teams to present a solution to a problem the world is facing.