November 23, 2015 Congratulations to Dr. Anthony Jevnikar, co-director of the Multi-Organ Transplant Program (MOTP) and director of the Matthew Mailing Centre for Translational Transplant Studies, for receiving the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Society of Transplantation (CST).
November 17, 2015 Matthew Teeter, PhD, assistant professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and researcher at Lawson Health Research Institute, is a winner of the 2015 John Charles Polanyi Prize. The $20,000 award recognizes the excellence of Teeter’s research in joint replacement.
November 05, 2015 Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is the only Canadian site involved with the newly established European AIDS Vaccine Initiative (EAVI2020) that aims to accelerate the search for an effective HIV vaccine to help protect the millions of people who could be affected by the disease in coming years.
October 22, 2015 Melanie Kok, PhD'15, and Eric Sonke, MSc'15, have been awarded with two of the three Governor General's Academic Gold Medals presented at Western University. For more than 140 years, these medals have been become the most prestigious award that students at Canadian schools can receive.
October 21, 2015 When Dr. Roberto Hernandez-Alejandro first traveled to West China Hospital, Sichuan University in 2010, he never imagined the powerful partnership he would come to build with members of its Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation.
September 21, 2015 Dr. David Spence and a team of researchers have determined that preventing occlusion (blockage) of a carotid artery may not be a valid reason for surgical intervention in all patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis (narrowing of the carotid artery, without symptoms).
September 10, 2015 Canada has one of the world’s highest rates of people living with Crohn’s disease, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease. New cases of the disease are also among the highest in the world, doubling since 1995.
May 21, 2015 Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 3 Minute Research Competition, including Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's Lauren Solomon (Microbiology and Immunology; 1st place) and Nina Weishaupt (Anatomy and Cell Biology; 2nd place)
April 30, 2015 This opportunity aims to provide funding support to Trainees (graduate students, clinician trainees, and post-doctoral fellows) and New Investigators presenting their own research at national meetings, conferences or symposia.
April 27, 2015 The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is jointly administered by Canada's three federal granting agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
March 11, 2015 Ask questions. Discover answers. Create change.
This is the process virologist Nathan Wolfe has followed since the beginning of his career in science — one that has taken him on a global adventure to track, study and eradicate epidemics and pandemics before they strike.
March 05, 2015 When Dr. Terry Zwiep isn’t covering night and weekend shifts at the hospital, or making plans for the baby he and his wife are expecting in a few months, you can find him in the lab working toward his Master of Science (MSc) in Surgery.
November 28, 2014 As the most recent recipients of The Jonathan & Joshua Memorial Graduate Scholarship, Nole Hiebert and Tamara Tavares are one step closer to achieving their goals in mental health research.
September 08, 2014 Often too busy at work in labs, lecture halls, and libraries to plot their career paths, graduate students now have a unique set of online training resources to help them make the leap into the work world and to succeed in any career.
July 31, 2014 Congratulations to Lindsay Oliver and Jennifer Au on being selected as this year’s recipients of the Masters and Doctoral Scholarships sponsored by the Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex.
May 27, 2014 Imaging scientists at Robarts Research Institute have developed a better way to track the progression of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) from its earliest stages. Led by Ravi Menon, PhD, the researchers...
May 15, 2014 The benefits of robotic surgery are clear. Simply put, it can make surgeons better. It can help patients recover more quickly. And two Western University graduates, Dr. Reiza Rayman, BSc’85, MSc’91, PhD’09, and Stephen Randall, BA’72, are on the cutting-edge of this emerging technology with their groundbreaking firm, Titan Medical Inc. of Toronto...
April 14, 2014 With graduation on the horizon, deadlines are nearing for nominations for several distinguished awards presented in conjunction with convocation. While the criteria and eligibility differs amongst the awards, all must submitted by the Graduate Chair of the Department to the Graduate Affairs Office of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry by May 6, 2013.
April 14, 2014 Annually, Western University presents several teaching awards and honours to recognize excellence amongst faculty members. Once again, faculty members from across Schulich Medicine & Dentistry – were amongst those award recipients. Congratulations to Drs. Michael Reider, Cheryl Forchuk, Mandar Jog, Jerry Battista and Brad Urquhart.
April 14, 2014 With only 180 seconds and one static powerpoint slide, four graduate students at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry impressed judges with their charisma and communications skills to earn their place at the University-wide Three Minute Thesis (3MT) finals.
November 27, 2015 Researchers at Western University hope their systematic review of almost 12,000 patients will raise awareness among physicians about the need for more extensive testing for atrial fibrillation, or heart rhythm disturbances, following a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA).
November 27, 2015 For nearly two years, Kathy Speechley, PhD, has served as a mentor and supervisor to Kariym Joachim. It’s a part of the job that Speechley loves the most. And her support has enabled Joachim to grow and a person, and to give back to those who were there for him as a young child