December 18, 2015
In Canada, approximately 2,000 - 3,000 people are currently living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), and two to three people with ALS die each day. Researchers at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry are working to improve these statistics, and recent support from ALS Canada will help make this possible.
October 26, 2015 Western neuroscientist Melanie Kok, PhD’15 (Neuroscience), has gone from athletic medals to academic medals with her research on the cerebral cortex for which she was recognized with a 2015 Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal.
July 09, 2015 Tamara Tavares has been awarded the Jonathan & Joshua Memorial Scholarship for Doctoral students. The award was given in recognition of her research specializing in the neuroscience of mental health disorders. She works in the lab of Dr. Elizabeth Finger and Derek Mitchell, PhD. Congratulations Tamara!
June 22, 2015 Dr. Susanne Schmid, associate professor, Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, has been appointed to the position of the Director of the Neuroscience Graduate Program, at Western University effective July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018
April 14, 2015 Already recognized as one of the world’s top centres for cognitive neuroscience and imaging research, Western University’s Brain & Mind Institute has added two new Canada Research Chairs. Its director, Melvyn Goodale, also had his Chair renewed for seven years.
The Chairs are among Canada’s highest research honours.
March 25, 2015 The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University is seeking applications for the position of Director, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience, to be effective July 1, 2015.