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Advancing women's health through patient care, education and research

Promoting the health of women is our life’s work here in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University. We are happy to be able to share with you the scope of our activities and provide you with more information on what we do.

Featured Faculty

Dr. Jeff Nisker

Jeff is a Professor of Obstetrics-Gynaecology and Scientist, Children’s Health Research Institute.  He has received CIHR and Genome Canada grants to explore ethical and social issues in reproductive medicine, genetics, and exposure of pregnant women to environmental toxins.  Multitalented, Jeff has written or co-written over 150 scientific articles and book chapters, as well as seven plays which have been performed around the world.

Jeff is the chair of our Continuing Education Committee and ensures high quality speakers at our CME events

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Recent Publications

1. Intact LKB1 activity is required for survival of dormant ovarian cancer spheroids.

Peart T, Ramos Valdes Y, Correa RJ, Fazio E, Bertrand M, McGee J, Préfontaine M, Sugimoto A, DiMattia GE, Shepherd TG. Oncotarget. 2015 Jun 5. PMID: 26068970.

2. Maintaining human fetal pancreatic stellate cell function and proliferation require β1 integrin and collagen I matrix interactions.

Chen B, Li J, Fellows GF, Sun Z, Wang R. Oncotarget. 2015 Jun 10;6(16):14045-59. PMID: 26062655.


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