News

  • Graduate Student Orientation 2018

    September 17, 2018
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine extends a warm welcome to our new group of graduate students.

  • Researchers date ‘hibernating' HIV strains

    September 13, 2018
    Our colleague, Dr. Art Poon, was recently interviewed by CTV News London to showcase his work in collaboration with the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, the University of British Columbia, and Simon Fraser University.

  • Congratulations Matthew D. Morrison

    September 12, 2018
    Matthew D. Morrison, current chief resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Western University, has had a big academic year.

  • Welcome Dr Liena Zhao

    September 11, 2018
    We are pleased to announce Dr. Liena Zhao joined our team as an Anatomical Pathologist and Assistant Professor on September 1, 2018.

  • Congratulations Mellonie Carnahan

    September 10, 2018
    It is our great pleasure to announce that Mellonie Carnahan has accepted the position of Coordinator, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Client Support.

  • Peyton Schroeder completes her MSc Thesis

    September 07, 2018
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Peyton Schroeder who recently completed her MSc in Pathology.

  • PaLM and Lawson tackle ovarian cancer through precision medicine

    September 04, 2018
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Lawson Health Research Institute tackle ovarian cancer through precision medicine. New gene testing of ovarian cancer tumours could help lead to better treatments for patients.

  • Back to School

    August 30, 2018
    The PaLM administrative office on the university side is buzzing as preparations are well underway for the new academic year.

  • Congratulations Vy Ngo

    August 30, 2018
    We are pleased to announce that Vy Ngo, a PhD candidate working in Dr. Martin Duennwald’s laboratory, is the recipient of a graduate scholarship from the Translational Breast Cancer Research Unit (TBCRU) funded by the Breast Cancer Society of Canada.

  • Anu Thomas completes her PhD Thesis

    August 30, 2018
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Anu Thomas, who has completed her PhD in Pathology.

  • Farewell to Carolyn McLean

    August 28, 2018
    Carolyn McLean retired from our department on August 31, 2018 after 31 years of service.

  • LHSC launches genetic lab tests across North America for a range of diseases and disorders

    August 28, 2018
    A multi-gene panel technology developed by London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is now available through the global life sciences company LabCorp®. Dynacare, a LabCorp company based in Toronto, has entered into an agreement with LHSC to perform genetic testing for Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease, epilepsy, and mitochondrial disorders at its Canadian genetics laboratory.

  • Farewell to Laurie Floyd

    August 15, 2018
    A Retirement Tea was held for Laurie Floyd, Support Coordinator in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, on Thursday, August 2, 2018.

  • Welcome Dr. Ana Cabrera

    August 14, 2018
    We would like to welcome Dr. Ana Cabrera to Microbiology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine who joined us Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

  • Mena Gaed completes his MSc Thesis

    August 13, 2018
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Mena Gaed, who has completed his MSc in Pathology.

  • Welcome Michael Payne

    July 26, 2018
    We would like to welcome Dr. Michael Payne who joined Microbiology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, on Monday, June 11, 2018.

  • Congratulations Dr. Mark Darling

    July 23, 2018
    Congratulations to Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Professor, Dr. Mark Darling, who has been awarded a Western University CIHR Project Grant.

  • Congratulations Dr. Martin Duennwald

    July 19, 2018
    Congratulations to Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Associate Professor, Dr. Martin Duennwald, who has been awarded a Western University CIHR Project Grant.

  • CAP Meeting Award Recipients

    July 18, 2018
    Congratulations to all our award recipients who attended the Canadian Association of Pathologists Meeting, which took place July 7 - 10, 2018 in Quebec City.

  • Candace Gibson, PhD has been extended as Assistant Dean (BMSUE)

    July 10, 2018
    We are pleased to announce Candace Gibson, PhD has been extended as Assistant Dean, Basic Medical Sciences Undergraduate Education (BMSUE), Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

  • Congratulations Dr. Qi Zhang

    July 09, 2018
    Congratulations to Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Assistant Professor, Dr. Qi Zhang, who has been awarded a Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Research Grant.

  • Welcome Rachel Halaney

    July 04, 2018
    We are pleased to announce that Rachel Halaney will be joining the Pathology team as the Manager of Administration & Finance effective July 23rd, 2018.

  • Farewell to Mair Hughes

    June 28, 2018
    With 20 years of service at Western University, Mair Hughes, Manager, Administration & Finance in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine retires effective July 1st.

  • Strategic Plan Update

    June 28, 2018
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is charting our strategic course for the next five years. After months of review, analysis, reflection and consultation, the PaLM strategic plan is complete and was unveiled at the Strategic Retreat on Thursday, June 14th, 2018.

  • Residents and Fellows Cake and Tea Celebration

    June 28, 2018
    We had much to celebrate at the 2018 Resident and Fellow Celebration Tea on June 26, 2018! Congratulations to Dr. Emily Goebel and Dr. Matt Kubica on passing the Royal College Examination in Anatomical Pathology and to Dr. Qi Zhang on passing the exam in Neuropathology. Congratulations to Dr. Nicole Delaney on completing her fellowship in Cytopathology.

  • The Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti MClSc PA student Award of Excellence

    June 27, 2018
    Congratulations to Alyshia Phillips and Nicole Smith, recipients of the Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti MClSc Pathologists’ Assistant Student Award of Excellence.

  • MClSc-PA Program Cake and Tea Celebration

    June 27, 2018
    Congratulations to our six PA students of the 2018 Graduating Class!!! On June 22nd, the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine held a cake and tea reception to congratulate our new graduates, who have completed the requirements of their Master of Clinical Sciences, Pathologists’ Assistant program.

  • Soojie Hong graduated with a BMSc in Biochemistry and Pathology of Human Disease Honors program

    June 27, 2018
    This month Soojie Hong graduated with a BMS in the Pathology/Biochemistry joint program and received the gold medal for her outstanding achievements.

  • Best Glaucoma Paper Award

    June 27, 2018
    Congratulations to Dr. Parapuram on receiving the Best Glaucoma Paper Award 2018 for Staff PhD Scientist from the Canadian Glaucoma Society.

  • Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti named Geographic Leader for Asia

    June 25, 2018
    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti has been named Geographic Leader for Asia. The role of Geographic Leader is to serve as a resource and support to the Dean, the Senior Leadership Council and the Internationalization Office in developing a strategic direction for educational, clinical and research activities for the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry related to the specific country or region. This administrative post will begin July 1, 2018 until June 30, 2021.

  • Dr. Rob Hammond, Honorary Hippocratic Council President

    June 25, 2018
    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Rob Hammond has been elected for a two-year term as the new Honorary President of the Hippocratic Council, the representative body of Schulich medical students.

  • Congratulations Dr. Art Poon

    June 18, 2018
    Congratulations to Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Assistant Professor, Dr. Art Poon, who has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21).

  • London Health Research Day - Feature Presentations

    June 07, 2018
    This year the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine had two PhD candidates selected; Alice Shin and Kara Ruicci gave their feature presentations.

  • Congratulations Dr. Wehrli

    June 06, 2018
    Dr. Wehrli was the recipient of the Schulich Excellence in Education Awards for Graduate/Postgraduate.

  • Farewell to Michael John

    June 04, 2018
    Please join us in saying farewell and happy retirement to Dr. Michael John who retired May 31, after 23 years of service from both his hospital and academic appointments.

  • Global Challenge

    May 31, 2018
    For the fourth year in a row, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine has a team participating in the Virgin Pulse Global Challenge.

  • RMHC Award

    May 31, 2018
    Congratulations to our all our staff who give their time each year to support Ronald McDonald House. Our team has been chosen as a recipient of one of the Core Value Awards in recognition of our efforts.

  • Coagulation Testing Innovations Improving Diagnostics

    May 28, 2018
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is pleased to announce that on January 2018, Hemostasis and Thrombosis laboratory went live with the Sysmex CS-5100, a state-of-the-art automated analyzer for coagulation testing.

  • Amanda Oakie Winner of the Dr. Frederick Winnet Luney Graduate Scholarship

    May 28, 2018
    Her research topic focuses on understanding receptor tyrosine kinase (RTK) interplay in regulating beta-cell function and insulin release. This study examines c-Kit and insulin receptor (IR), two RTKs that are important for regulating beta-cell mass, proliferation, and insulin secretion.

  • Christine Caron winner of the Dr. Frederick Winnet Luney Graduate Research Award

    May 28, 2018
    My current research project involves elucidating the pathophysiology of drug hypersensitivity using the peripheral blood from individuals hypersensitive to various drugs.

  • Kara Ruicci Winner of the Dr. Frederick Winnet Luney Graduate Scholarship

    May 28, 2018
    I work with the Translational Head & Neck Cancer Research Group at Victoria Hospital, where our research team is focused on genomically-guided targeted therapies for the treatment of head and neck cancer.

  • Rebecca Sullivan Winner of the Dr. Frederick Winnet Luney Graduate Scholarship

    May 28, 2018
    My research involves the characterization of a new cardiac-specific biomarker for the early detection of cardiac disease. Our research is showing that the growth hormone secretagogue receptor (GHSR) and its ligand ghrelin are altered in cardiac dysfunction in humans.

  • Finding common ground

    May 24, 2018
    Exercise may be effective in combatting cardiovascular disease and depression together, according to a recent interdisciplinary study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. “There is growing awareness about the comorbidities of cardiovascular disease, obesity and depression,” said lead author Stephanie Frisbee, PhD, assistant professor.

  • Rui Ni completes his PhD Thesis

    May 07, 2018
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Rui Ni, who has completed his PhD in Pathology.

  • Good Luck Sandy!

    April 30, 2018
    Goodbye and good luck to Sandy.

  • Collaborative Research Seed Grants

    April 27, 2018
    Congratulations Dr. Cameron and her collaborators on their funding from the Collaborative Research Seed Grants (CRSG) program at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry!

  • WPA Lecture Series: Dr. Patti Kiser

    April 17, 2018
    The WPA was excited to host another Career Lecture Series, with a talk from very own faculty member, Dr. Patti Kiser. She candidly described her journey through multi-level pathology training, from her extensive experience in basic science research, to her veterinary medicine and anatomic pathology residency training.

  • NSERC Discovery Award for Dr. Art Poon

    April 16, 2018
    Dr. Art Poon recently received notification that he has been approved funding for an NSERC Discovery Grant

  • Teresa Van Deven is bringing holistic health to the community

    April 10, 2018
    A newly developed integrative Social Medicine course within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry aims to tackle this fundamental aspect of physician training, said Teresa Van Deven, the school’s curriculum co-ordinator.

  • Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario Award

    April 05, 2018
    Michael Tauro, MSc Candidate, approved for Research Award.

  • Congratulations Dr. Bret Wehrli

    April 02, 2018
    Congratulations to Dr. Bret Wehrli who is the recipient of the Schulich Excellence in Education Award.

  • Congratulations Dr. Bertha Garcia

    April 02, 2018
    Great news for Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Professor, Dr. Bertha Garcia, who is being recognized with two awards.

  • Easter Egg Raffle for Mission Services

    April 02, 2018
    The Western Pathology Association (WPA) held an Easter egg raffle on March 29th in support of Mission Services of London.

  • Congratulations to the Duennwald Research Group

    April 01, 2018
    Congratulations to Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Associate Professor, Dr. Martin Duennwald and his research team on winning the 2017 Wellness Contest. Dr. Duennwald and his team participated in the ALS walk in Springbank Park last fall. Go team Duennwald!

  • Matthew Morrison completes his MSc Thesis

    March 26, 2018
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Matthew Morrison, who has completed his MSc in Pathology.

  • Hamad Aldhafeeri completes his MSc Thesis

    March 06, 2018
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Hamad Aldhafeeri, who has completed his MSc in Pathology.

  • Strategic planning process is moving forward

    February 26, 2018
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Strategic Planning process is moving forward to the next stage. This week Drs. Subrata Chakrabarti and Mike Kadour sent a message to all our faculty, staff, technicians, trainees and students inviting them to participate in one of following three task forces.

  • Terminal lung cancer patients accessing medication faster thanks to Canadian first laboratory test

    February 23, 2018
    Lawson Health Research: Dr. Bekim Sadikovic and his team have validated a blood test capable of detecting EGFR mutations from tumours.

  • WPA Careers in Pathology Event

    February 16, 2018
    The WPA hosted a “Careers in Pathology” session in collaboration with the SSC (Science Students’ Council). In attendance were 6 staff and faculty members within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and 20 undergraduate students

  • GenomeWeb features Dr. Bekim Sadikovic and his team

    January 30, 2018
    Dr. Bekim Sadikovic and his team's study have been featured in a story by GenomeWeb. The story describes the work that went into Dr. Sadikovic's study that was recently published in the American Journal of Human Genetics.

  • Remarkable achievement in CIHR funding for Dr. Art Poon

    January 25, 2018
    Outstanding news for Dr. Art Poon this week as he has been notified that he has been approved for not one, but two CIHR project grants.

  • Strategic Planning Survey – iPad winner

    January 19, 2018
    Thanks to all faculty, students, and staff who participated in the PaLM Strategic Planning survey and focus groups. Congratulations to Claudia Sieffert on winning the iPad after participating in the survey.

  • Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success Accelerator grant

    January 12, 2018
    Dr. Lisa Cameron has received notification that her application to the Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success Accelerator grant competition was successful and received full funding.

  • Schulich Medicine & Dentistry 2018 Pictorial Calendar

    January 10, 2018
    Congratulations to Dr. David Driman, Mohammad Esmaeili and Kathilyn Allewell, whose photos were chosen for the Schulich Medicine & Dentistry 2018 Pictorial Calendar.

  • WPA Undergraduate Journal Critique Workshop

    January 10, 2018
    WPA hosted our fourth annual undergraduate journal critique workshop for fourth-year Hon. Spec. Pathology students. Milica Krstic (VP Academic) provided guidance and tips for students to read scientific articles more critically and prepare for their PATHOL 4980E journal critique presentations.

  • CANSSI Collaborative Research Team Project

    January 08, 2018
    Dr. Art Poon recently received notification that his application for a Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) Collaborative Research Team Project has been approved for funding.

  • Welcome Dr. Michael Knauer

    January 02, 2018
    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Knauer has joined the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (PaLM) as a Clinical Biochemist effective December 18, 2017.

  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine's holiday elves do it again!

    December 22, 2017
    Faculty, staff and residents of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine cooked dinner at Ronald McDonald House.

  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine holiday hours

    December 21, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine's university administrative offices will close December 22, 2017 at noon, and reopen Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 8:00 a.m.

  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine's Fourth Annual Toy Drive

    December 20, 2017
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine held its fourth annual toy drive in December collected another mountain of toys and gifts for Ronald McDonald House!

  • Internationalization and the Kilborn Family Memorial Visiting Scholar Fund

    December 20, 2017
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Chair and Chief, Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti, was featured in a recent Schulich Medicine & Dentistry article about his work with Dr. Huiwen Tan at the West China School of Medicine.

  • Art Poon's interdisciplinary research approach

    December 19, 2017
    Schulich Medicine & Dentistry recently published an article about Pathology and Laboratory Medicine assistant professor Art Poon and his use of interdisciplinary research approach in tracking HIV-1 transmission rates.

  • Award recipients at the LPA Holiday Reception

    December 18, 2017
    Dr. Jose Gomez-Lemus was the recipient of the 2017 Dr. M.E. Kirk Teaching Award at the 2017 London Pathology Associates holiday reception at Windermere Manor. Two staff awards were also presented to Alison Nell and Mellonie Carnahan.

  • Pottery Painting @ Crock a Doodle

    December 04, 2017
    On December 1st 2017, the Pathology Research and PA students got creative! This event took place at Crock a Doodle where students had the chance to choose a pre-made pottery piece to paint.

  • Award winner Ingrid Gan!

    December 01, 2017
    Ingrid Gan, 2nd Place Oral Presentation Award Winner at the 2017 IIRF at Western.

  • Richard Filek completes his PhD Thesis

    November 22, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Richard Filek, who has completed his PhD in Pathology.

  • Congratulations Dr. Kathleen Bone!

    November 08, 2017
    Kathleen Bone, PhD, newest Diplomate of the ABMGG.

  • Welcome Dr. Qi Zhang

    November 02, 2017
    We are pleased to announce Dr. Qi Zhang has joined our team as an Anatomical Pathologist and Assistant Professor effective November 1, 2017.

  • CIHR Success!

    October 31, 2017
    Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Cameron on her recent grant approval by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

  • WPA Halloween CandyGram

    October 31, 2017
    The WPA held our annual candygram sales in October and delivered the treats on Halloween. Candygrams were ordered for co-workers, friends, husbands, wives, neighbours, etc across Victoria Hospital, University Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and throughout campus.

  • Laboratory Testing Innovation and Collaborative Research Efforts

    October 25, 2017
    The Specialty Biochemistry Laboratories within Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at London Heath Sciences Centre has been working in collaboration with Dr. William Clark and Thermo Fisher Scientific on the Water Intake Trial.

  • Welcome to our new PA students!

    October 23, 2017
    A warm welcome our newest class in the M.Cl.Sc. Pathologists' Assistant Graduate Program.

  • WPA Halloween Haunt

    October 20, 2017
    WPA prepared to be scared along with other research and PA students as they traveled out to Byron to enter its haunted house.

  • Welcome Dr. Cady Zeman-Pocrnich

    October 18, 2017
    We are pleased to announce Dr. Cady Zeman-Pocrnich has joined our team as an Anatomical Pathologist and Assistant Professor effective October 16, 2017.

  • Welcome Dr. Ziad Solh

    October 16, 2017
    We are pleased to announce Dr. Ziad Solh has joined our team as a Transfusion Medicine Specialist and Assistant Professor effective October 16, 2017.

  • Exciting discovery in PaLM Assistant Professor Dr. Sunil Parapuram's laboratory!

    October 15, 2017
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Assistant Professor, Dr. Sunil Parapuram's research has an exciting new discovery.

  • Bekim Sadikovic laboratory lead for London site of OCTANE trial

    October 12, 2017
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Associate Professor, Bekim Sadikovic will be the London site laboratory lead for OCTANE study.

  • Lloy Wylie receives an AMS Phoenix Grant

    October 11, 2017
    Congratulations to Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Assistant Professor, Lloy Wylie, on receiving an AMS Phoenix Grant.

  • Tharsan Kanagalingam completes his MSc Thesis

    September 25, 2017

  • WPA September Bake Sale

    September 19, 2017

  • Natalie Montwill completes her MSc Thesis

    September 14, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Natalie Montwill who recently completed her MSc in Pathology.

  • Welcome Dr. Patti Kiser

    September 08, 2017
    We are pleased to announce Dr. Patti Kiser has joined our team as a basic science faculty member and Assistant Professor effective September 1, 2017.

  • Hajed Alharbi completes his MSc Thesis

    September 04, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Hajed Alharbi, who has completed his MSc in Pathology.

  • Reem Ansari completes her MSc Thesis

    September 04, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Reem Ansari who recently completed her MSc in Pathology. Drs Lee-Cyn Ang and Chandan Chakraborty were Reem’s MSc supervisors.

  • Kara Ruicci receives PhD-level Scholarship for CaRTT Program

    August 24, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Kara Ruicci on receiving a one-year, PhD-level scholarship for the ‘Cancer Research & Technology Transfer (CaRTT) Strategic Training Program' starting in September 2017.

  • Zeynep Kahramanoglu completes her MSc Thesis

    August 18, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Zeynep Kahramanoglu who recently completed her MSc in Pathology.

  • Pathology on the Street

    August 10, 2017
    What does the average person know about Pathology? Two Pathology Fellows from the University of Michigan have created a fun and interactive way to get the public engaged and informed about what happens behind the scenes of Pathology.

  • Welcome Dr. Nicole White-Al Habeeb

    July 19, 2017
    We are pleased to announce Dr. Nicole White-Al Habeeb has joined our team as a Clinical Biochemist effective July 10, 2017. Please join us in welcoming her to Pathology and Laboratory Medicine!

  • Chakrabarti MClSc PA Student Award of Excellence

    July 17, 2017
    Congratulations to Stephanie Sharpley, recipient of the inaugural Chakrabarti MClSc PA Student Award of Excellence. The Chakrabarti Award is named for Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti, who started the first Pathologists' Assistant graduate program in Canada in 2007.

  • Welcome Dr. Lauren Solomon

    July 16, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine would like to welcome Dr. Lauren Solomon, a new postdoctoral fellow working under the supervision of Dr. Lisa Cameron.

  • PA Cake and Tea Celebration

    July 12, 2017
    Congratulations to the six PA students of the 2017 graduating class! On June 29 the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine held a cake and tea reception to congratulate our second-year M.Cl.Sc. Pathologists' Assistant graduate students on completing their program.

  • Announcement: Dr. Robert Hammond extended as Associate Dean, Admissions

    July 04, 2017
    Dr. Robert Hammond has been extended as Associate Dean, Admissions, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective from July 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017.

  • Congratulations Dr. Sunil Parapuram and Nikoleta Tellios!

    July 03, 2017
    Dr. Parapuram (cross appointee in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine) has had his first original article as a corresponding author published in Nature's online Scientific Reports. Nikoleta Tellios (MSc Pathology 2016) is the first author.

  • Jacqueline Cox completes her MSc Thesis

    July 03, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Jacqueline Cox who recently completed her Master of Science in Pathology.

  • Announcement: Dr. Bertha Garcia extended as Vice Dean, Education

    July 03, 2017
    Dr. Bertha Garcia has been extended as Vice Dean, Education, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, until September 30, 2017.

  • 2017 Resident and Fellow Celebration Tea

    June 30, 2017
    We had much to celebrate at the 2017 Resident and Fellow Celebration Tea on June 22, 2017! Congratulations to Dr. David Garcia-Marquez and Dr. Will Stecho on passing the Royal College Examination in Anatomical Pathology. Congratulations to Dr. Brian Schick on completing his fellowship in Surgical Pathology with a focus on GI Pathology.

  • Resident Award of Excellence In Pathology

    June 28, 2017
    Dr. Matt Cecchini was awarded the 2017 Resident Award of Excellence in Pathology! Matt is active in research and was awarded a PSI grant this past year. He is committed to both peer to peer education and medical school teaching.

  • Oral Presentation Award at Schulich's Oncology Research Day

    June 27, 2017
    Kara Marie Ruicci, a second-year MD/PhD candidate in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, recently received the Oral Presentation Award at Schulich's Oncology Research Day that took place on Friday, June 16th.

  • Art Poon receives CIHR Project Grant

    June 27, 2017
    Please join us in offering our sincere congratulations to Dr. Art Poon, who has received a 1-year CIHR Project Grant for his project titled "Phylodynamics of HIV within hosts." Total award $100,000.

  • Canadian Ophthalmological Society meeting

    June 27, 2017
    Dr. Cindy Hutnik’s lab picked up a national research award at the Canadian Ophthalmological Society meeting held in Montreal from June 15-18, 2017. The “Best Paper of the Canadian Glaucoma Society by a student” award went to a former fourth year Path/Tox student, Kelsey Watson

  • In partnership with CAN-BIND for First Nation youths about suicide awareness and prevention

    May 29, 2017
    Gerald McKinley and his team have completed a knowledge translation event focusing on the elimination of substance abuse, self-harm, depression, and suicide among Northern First Nation youth.

  • Congratulations to our Schulich Award recipients!

    May 26, 2017
    On Wednesday evening members of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine celebrated with three award recipients from our department at the Dean's Award of Excellence celebration.

  • WPA Young Investigator Seminar Series: Dr. Olivia Rissland

    May 26, 2017
    On May 26th, the WPA was honoured to have Dr. Olivia Rissland as the guest speaker for our first Young Investigator Seminar Series!

  • WPA Histology Workshop - April 19, 2017

    May 26, 2017
    On April 19th, the WPA hosted a histology workshop presented by fellow PA and research-based graduate students in the department.

  • Dr. Frederick Winnett Luney Awards

    May 16, 2017
    Congratulations to the Luney Award winners.

  • 2017 Ontario Graduate Scholarship Awards

    May 15, 2017
    Congratulations to Pathology and Laboratory Medicine graduate students on receiving OGS awards!

  • International recognition for Richard Filek

    May 04, 2017
    ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) is one of the largest international ophthalmology meetings in the world. Richie has been invited to the podium to present his thesis work.

  • Division of Autopsy Services, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

    May 02, 2017
    The Division of Autopsy Services sees about 600 cases per year. Although not every case is comparable to a murder mystery novel, the cases that the division processes on a daily basis provide a vital service to the London community and beyond.

  • Serum Protein Testing Innovations Improve Diagnostics

    May 01, 2017
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is pleased to announce that on January 19th, 2017 Clinical Immunology laboratory went live with the Optilite, a state-of-the-art automated bench top serum protein testing instrument, manufactured by The Binding Site. It is equipped with new features which eliminate the effects of sample variability.

  • Commitment to the Community

    April 27, 2017
    Emily Kyle is Walking for Alzheimer’s on May 13th in Springbank Gardens in London. Emily is in the second year of the MClSc Pathologists’ Assistant Program and she has registered for the walk along with the rest of her immediate family.

  • WPA Mario Kart Tournament and Bake Sale

    April 18, 2017
    On March 31st, 2017, the WPA hosted a Mario Kart Tournament & Bake Sale on campus and in Victoria Hospital. Our fundraising event was a huge success!

  • NSERC Discovery Grant awarded

    April 10, 2017
    Congratulations to Dr Tianqing Peng on receiving a 2017 NSERC Discovery Grant that provides $34,000 annually for five years.

  • Congratulations to our 2017 Awards of Excellence recipients

    April 10, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine would like to offer congratulations to two of our faculty members who were recipients of Schulich Awards of Excellence for 2017 in the Undergraduate Education category.

  • Jason Peart completes his MSc Thesis

    April 10, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Jason Peart, who has completed his MSc in Pathology.

  • Lilian Lin completes her MSc Thesis

    April 10, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Lilian Lin who recently completed her MSc in Pathology.

  • Zijun Su completes his MSc Thesis

    April 10, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Zijun Su, who has completed his MSc in Pathology.

  • Spring PaLM clothing

    April 04, 2017
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is selling a new line of Spring PaLM clothing. All orders must be in by May 1, 2017.

  • Congratulations to the London Health Research Day award winners!

    April 03, 2017
    Congratulations to Milica Krstic, PhD candidate, who received first place in the morning session of the feature platform presentations in Salon D, Mechanisms of Disease. Milica’s supervisors are Ann Chambers, PhD, and Dr. Alan Tuck.

  • Trainee success at 2017 ImNO Symposium

    March 29, 2017
    Rebecca Sullivan, MSc candidate, was awarded Honourable Mention in the poster presentation category for her project: Expression of the Growth Hormone Secretagogue Receptor and Ghrelin in Human Heart Failure. Rebecca’s supervisor is Savita Dhanvantari, PhD.

  • Heart and Stroke Foundation Grant

    March 29, 2017
    Congratulations to Dr Tianqing Peng who has been awarded a Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada grant.

  • WPA Lecture Series: Katie Moisse

    March 29, 2017
    On March 17th, 2017, the WPA welcomed back Pathology alumna, Dr. Katie Moisse, PhD. Katie is currently working as a scientific news editor at Spectrum (New York). Her interactive Science Communications Workshop, titled "Where science meets story-telling", discussed the need for well-written and accurate scientific articles.

  • Embracing the 'gross' side of pathology

    March 21, 2017
    While some may shy away from working with cadavers and performing gross examinations on human tissues or organs, Terry Lee Robins, a Master of Clinical Sciences–Pathologists' Assistant candidate, relishes the opportunity.

  • WPA Board Game Night

    March 21, 2017
    On March 9th, the WPA hosted their second annual board games night at the Cardboard Café. With attendance from a mix of undergraduate, research, and PA students, our fun-filled evening was a great success!

  • Canadian Association of Gastroenterology Award

    March 15, 2017
    Congratulations to Alice Shin who received the 2017 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) PhD Award (term: 2 years).

  • Grant awarded to Dr. Duennwald

    March 13, 2017
    Dr. Martin Duennwald has received a Western Strategic Support for CIHR (Accelerator) Success grant for his project, Cellular responses to protein misfolding in aging cells.

  • Strengthening communities through research

    February 27, 2017
    Gerald McKinley, PhD, believes that giving back to the community isn’t a single event, it’s a responsibility that should be fulfilled over a life-time. The assistant professor puts this belief into practice through his research and its application with First Nations communities across Ontario.

  • Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success – Bridge Grant

    February 27, 2017
    Congratulations to Drs. Cameron and Khan, who have received Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success Bridge Grants.

  • In Memoriam - Dr. Robert Goyer

    February 24, 2017
    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Robert Goyer, on February 21, 2017. Dr. Goyer was an Emeritus Professor and former Chair and Chief of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

  • Grant Awarded to Dr. Tuck

    February 23, 2017
    Congratulations to Dr. Alan Tuck on his Stream 1 Cancer Pathology Translational Research Grant from the Ontario Molecular Pathology Research Network!

  • Grants Awarded to Dr. Cameron

    February 22, 2017
    Dr. Lisa Cameron has been awarded a Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Dean’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (DUROP) award.

  • Grant Awarded to Dr. McKinley

    February 21, 2017
    Congratulations to Dr. Gerald McKinley on receiving the Western University Teaching Support Centre's Western Mentoring Micro Grant!

  • Happy Family Day

    February 17, 2017
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine offices close today at 4pm for the Family Day Weekend and will re-open on Tuesday Feb. 21 at 8:00 am.

  • A small but powerful team

    January 27, 2017
    The Master of Clinical Pathologists’ Assistant Program at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry may be small in size, but that doesn’t take anything away from the impact of their work and commitment to the community. We sat down with one of just six students in the program, Stephanie Sharpley, to understand how the department separates itself from others and provides students a highly specialized experience.

  • WPA Lecture Series: Ms. Katie Logan

    January 25, 2017
    The WPA welcomed back Ms. Katie Logan, MCISc 2012, Pathologists’ Assistant program on January 20, 2017. Katie gave a talk titled “The Road to Becoming a Pathologist Assistant: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly”.

  • WPA Undergraduate Journal Critique Workshop

    January 25, 2017
    WPA hosted the third annual Journal Critique Workshop on January 17th, 2017. Milica Krstic, on behalf of the WPA executive council, provided tips and guidance for the fourth-year undergraduate Pathology students to read more critically and prepare for the Journal Critique presentations.

  • JAF Stevenson Memorial Scholarship recipient

    January 17, 2017
    Rebecca Mantha, a PaLM alumna (MClSc - 2014), was the recipient of a JAF Stevenson Memorial Scholarship.

  • Pathology Matters: One attendee’s reflections on OMPRN’s first gathering of Ontario pathologists

    January 03, 2017
    Dr. Matt Cecchini was one of many pathologists and researchers, including 21 trainees, to attend the inaugural Pathology Matters meeting hosted by the Ontario Molecular Pathology Research Network (OMPRN). In this post he covers what he learned at the meeting, where the field is going and how that impacts his training and research.

  • Closed for the holidays

    December 22, 2016
    We are closed between December 23, 2016 - January 2, 2016. From everyone at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; we wish you a happy holiday and a wonderful new year!

  • WPA Christmas Social

    December 22, 2016
    On the second last Friday before the Christmas break, WPA hosted a movie & pizza night. Huddled in warm fuzzy blankets and showcasing our ugly Christmas sweaters, we watched Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone with pizza, snacks, and drinks provided by WPA.

  • PaLM socks it to winter

    December 19, 2016
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine’s sock it to winter, sock drive was a great success.

  • Another marvellous mountain of toys

    December 19, 2016
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine’s 3rd Annual Toy Drive was a success.

  • Dr. P.C. Shah Plaque

    December 19, 2016
    On December 16th a plaque was unveiled in the Medical Sciences building at Western University to honor the generous donation of the Shah family, Dr. & Mrs. P.C. (Raju) & Jyoti Shah, and Mr. & Mrs. Chirag & Ritu Shah to the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

  • Dr. M.E. Kirk Award

    December 19, 2016
    Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Haig, 2016 recipient of the Dr. M.E. Kirk Teaching Award.

  • Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti renewed as Chair/Chief of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

    December 13, 2016
    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti has been renewed as Chair/Chief of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and its teaching hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London effective October 1, 2016 to August 31, 2021.

  • Ronald McDonald House

    December 07, 2016
    On Tuesday, December 6th, pathologists, staff and residents from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine went to Ronald McDonald House to prepare dinner for the families in residence at the house.

  • James Armstrong awarded IRF Studentship

    December 07, 2016
    His proud supervisor, Dr. Cindy Hutnik, would like to announce that James Armstrong (MD/PhD candidate) has been awarded an IRF Studentship from the Lawson Health Research Institute.

  • WPA Lecture Series: Dr. Zia Khan

    December 01, 2016
    WPA started off our first Guest Lecture Series of the 2016-2017 school year with Dr. Zia Khan. As the Chair of BMSc Program in Pathology and the Director of Research of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Dr. Khan’s talk drew attendance from variety of undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Schulich 2017 Pictorial Calendar

    December 01, 2016
    Congratulations to Kathilyn Allewell (Cover), Dr. David Driman (January), Dr. Jessica Shepherd (June) and Dr. Brian Schick (September), whose photos were chosen for the Schulich 2017 pictorial calendar.

  • Emerging Leaders – Pilot launches with five staff participants

    November 25, 2016
    Congratulations to Mellonie Carnahan, one of five staff members representing a wide range of programs and departments across the School, who will participate in the new Staff Emerging Leaders Program Pilot.

  • International Pathology Day - November 16, 2016

    November 14, 2016
    November 16, 2016 is International Pathology Day, a day to highlight the contribution of pathology to global health care. Pathology and laboratory test results drive a significant portion of clinical decisions, from diagnosis to therapy, with the ultimate goal of providing excellent patient care.

  • Toy Mountain

    November 12, 2016
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is hoping raise a mountain of toys by donating a new or unwrapped toy.

  • Welcome Dr. Stephanie Newman

    November 11, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine would like to welcome Dr. Stephanie Newman, a new postdoctoral fellow training under the direction of Dr. Tony Rupar in the Bethany’s Hope research lab.

  • Michael Tavolieri completes his MSc Thesis

    November 07, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Michael Tavolieri, who has completed his MSc in Pathology.

  • PaLM Sock Drive

    November 07, 2016
    As winter approaches, we invite the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine team to join the Lambeth Lions Club in collecting used and new socks for the Salvation Army Street Ministry.

  • Yadira Tejeda Saldana completes her PhD Thesis

    November 07, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Yadira Tejeda Saldana, who has completed her PhD in Pathology.

  • Door Decorating Contest and Halloween Break

    October 31, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine hosted a Halloween Break to enjoy some sweets and treats together on Monday, October 31.

  • WPA Halloween Candygrams

    October 31, 2016
    Western Pathology Association (WPA) held another successful Halloween candygram sale this year.

  • Take Back the Campus

    October 28, 2016
    On October 20th, the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS), School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS), Student Experience, and the University Students' Council (USC) partnered to organize Take Back the Campus, a march to end sexual assault and rape culture at Western.

  • Unsung Hero

    October 28, 2016
    Katie Greenall, class of 2012 who graduated from our Pathologists' Assistant Graduate Program has recently self published a fictional novel. The novel is called Unsung Hero.

  • Ontario Association of Pathologists Poster Award

    October 28, 2016
    Julie Wallis received the Ontario Association of Pathologists Poster Award for her poster titled “Quality Management for the Autopsy Service - London Health Sciences Centre”.

  • Welcome Dr. Werner Smidt

    October 25, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine would like to welcome Dr. Werner Smidt a new postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Art Poon's Lab.

  • Welcome Dr. Mariano Avino

    October 25, 2016
    A warm welcome to Dr. Mariano Avino who joined Dr Art Poon’s lab in October as a new Postdoctoral Associate.

  • Digging deeper

    October 21, 2016
    Once Tharsan Kanagalingam started working on asthma research in his undergraduate career, he didn't want to stop. It's what has driven the MSc candidate to dig deeper for answers.

  • Long Service Award Recipients at LHSC 2016

    October 19, 2016
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Congratulates our 2016 Long Service Award Recipients.

  • Andrew Gordon completes his MSc Thesis

    October 17, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Andrew Gordon, who has completed his MSc in Pathology.

  • Halloween Candygrams

    October 14, 2016
    Halloween Candygrams by the Western Pathology Assoiation(WPA). To order visit Tracey Koning or Milica Krstic. Delivery on Monday, October 31st.

  • The Dean's Gala

    October 05, 2016
    Taking place as the finale to the Reunion Weekend activities, the Dean’s Gala was held on Saturday, October 1 at the London Convention Centre. Several members of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine attended this annual black-tie event.

  • The Canadian Association of Neuropathologists 56th annual conference

    October 05, 2016
    The Canadian Association of Neuropathologists 56th Annual Meeting was hosted by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, in Niagara-on-the-Lake from 28 September to 1 October 2016. It was a very successful and well-attended event enjoyed by all, drawing accolades for the Department.

  • Welcome Dr. Xiangji Li

    October 05, 2016
    In September 2016, Dr. Xiangji Li joined Dr. Hutnik's lab where he will be pursuing a Master of Surgery degree.

  • Welcome James Armstrong

    October 05, 2016
    James J. Armstrong has joined Dr. Hutnik's lab where he will be doing the PhD portion of his Western MD/PhD program.

  • 2016 Dean's Scholarship for Graduate Research

    October 04, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Farzad Asadi Jomnani, one of four outstanding graduate students in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry who received a 2016 Dean’s Scholarship for Graduate Research.

  • Translational Breast Cancer Research Studentships

    October 03, 2016
    Congratulations to Milica Krstic, a PhD student of Drs Ann Chambers and Alan Tuck, one of thirteen graduate students awarded a 2016-2017 Translational Breast Cancer Research Studentship.

  • Researching and Walking to make ALS a treatable disease

    September 28, 2016
    On the morning of September 24th the Duennwald lab came together to support the Walk for ALS in London's Springbank Garden park.

  • PSI Foundation Resident Research Grant

    September 28, 2016
    Congratulations to Dr. Matt Cecchini, recipient of a 2016 PSI Foundation Resident Research Grant. The PSI Foundation was established in 1970 by the physicians of Ontario with a mission of improving the health of Ontarians, The Foundation's granting interests are in two areas: education of practising physicians and health research with an emphasis on research relevant to patient care.

  • PaLM welcomes BMSc students

    September 27, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine extends a warm welcome to our newest group of 4th year BMSc Honors Specialization in Pathology students.

  • Turning the page on scientific curiosity

    September 26, 2016
    Katie Moisse, PhD'09, may have traded her lab equipment for a pen and paper, but science has remained the journalist's true calling.

  • PaLM clothing

    September 26, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is selling a new line of PaLM clothing. All orders must be in by October 12, 2016.

  • Welcome Dr. Mohammad Ali Esmaeili

    September 26, 2016
    I am here in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine, working under the supervision of Dr. Martin Duennwald exploring the role of protein misfolding, aging, and cellular quality control in human diseases, focusing on age-related neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, and ALS.

  • Welcome Dr. Dong Zheng

    September 26, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine would like to welcome Dr. Dong Zheng a new postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Tianqing Peng’s Lab.

  • Genomics big data research in Ontario

    September 23, 2016
    Congratulations to Dr. Art Poon, the recipient of $205,365 in funding from Genome Canada’s 2015 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology competition.

  • Zachary Kerr completes his MSc Thesis

    September 21, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Zachary Kerr, who has completed his MSc in Pathology.

  • WPA Bake Sale

    September 13, 2016
    On September 12th, the WPA hosted a bake sale at the Medical Sciences Building to support our social and academic events for the upcoming school year.

  • One Health

    September 13, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine has introduced a new Honors Specialization module in One Health that will lead to graduation with a Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) degree.

  • Audrey-Ann Evetts completes her MSc Thesis

    September 01, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Audrey-Ann Evetts who recently completed her MSc in Pathology.

  • Internal Review for AFC program in Cytopathology at Western University

    August 29, 2016
    The Western AFC in Cytopathology received a successful internal review from the Royal College this year. Our advanced training program for Cytopathology was newly accredited by the Royal College in 2014 and we have trained two candidates so far.

  • Schulich Summer School for International Medical Students

    August 24, 2016
    The Hospital Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine participated in the Schulich Summer School for International Medical Students by providing a two-hour tour of the Anatomical Pathology laboratories at UH during the afternoons of August 8th and 11th.

  • Welcome Dr. Art Poon

    August 16, 2016
    Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine extend a warm welcome to Dr. Art Poon. Art joins us August 1, 2016 as an Assistant Professor and researcher in viral evolution.

  • James Roos completes his MSc Thesis

    August 15, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to James Roos, who has completed his MSc in Pathology.

  • SOGS

    August 12, 2016
    Donate your unwanted household items.

  • Welcome Dr. Aaron Campigotto

    July 28, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine welcomes Dr. Aaron Campigotto, effective July 18, 2016. Dr. Campigotto is appointed at Western University as an Assistant Professor and as a Medical Microbiologist and member of Professional Staff at the London Health Sciences Centre Division of Microbiology.

  • Niamh Richmond completes her MSc Thesis

    July 28, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Niamh Richmond who recently completed her MSc in Pathology.

  • Professor Colin Anderson Awards in Pathology

    July 20, 2016
    The Anderson Awards are given in memory of Dr. Colin Anderson, who was a member of our Pathology faculty from 1973 to 1996, during which time he organized and coordinated the courses for which the awards are given.

  • Nikoleta Tellios completes her MSc Thesis

    July 18, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Nikoleta Tellios, who has completed her MSc in Pathology.

  • Canadian Association of Pathologists Awards

    July 14, 2016
    Congratulations to Drs. McLachlin and Cecchini recipients of awards bestowed at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Pathologists held July 9 - 12 in Vancouver, BC.

  • PaLM welcomes Dr. Stephanie Frisbee

    July 11, 2016
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine welcomes Dr. Stephanie Frisbee! Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine extend a warm welcome to Dr. Stephanie Frisbee, who has been appointed to our department effective July 1, 2016 as a full-time Assistant Professor.

  • Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti has been extended as Chair/Chief

    July 04, 2016
    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti has been extended as Chair/Chief of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and its teaching hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London effective July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.

  • Kidney Foundation of Canada grant award

    July 04, 2016
    Congratulations to Zhu-Xu Zhang who has received a Kidney Foundation of Canada grant award.

  • PA Cake and Tea Celebration

    June 28, 2016
    Congratulations to the six PA students of the 2016 graduating class!

  • Best Oral Presentation Award at Schulich's Oncology Research Day

    June 28, 2016
    Milica Krstic, a third-year PhD candidate in the laboratory of Drs. Ann Chambers and Alan Tuck, recently received a Best Oral Presentation Award at Schulich's Oncology Research Day that took place on Friday, June 17th.

  • 2016 American Diabetes Association’s 76th Scientific Sessions

    June 22, 2016
    Results of research from Dr. Chakrabarti’s laboratory were presented recently at the 2016 American Diabetes Association’s 76th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, Louisiana.

  • Best Poster Award at Schulich's Oncology Research Day

    June 22, 2016
    Kara Marie Ruicci, a first-year MD/PhD candidate in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, recently received a Best Poster Award at Schulich's Oncology Research Day that took place on Friday, June 17th.

  • Canadian Ophthalmological Society meeting

    June 22, 2016
    Dr. Cindy Hutnik’s lab picked up four national research awards at the Canadian Ophthalmological Society meeting held in Ottawa from June 17 to 20 2016.

  • PSO Recognition and Reward Award

    June 22, 2016
    Dr. Cindy Hutnik recently received the Recognition and Reward Award from the PSO (Physicians Services Organization).

  • Resident and Fellow Celebration Tea

    June 16, 2016
    We had much to celebrate at the 2016 Resident and Fellow Celebration Tea on June 9, 2016.

  • Long Service Award recipients at Western University 2016

    June 14, 2016
    Pathology and Laboratory Medicine congratulates our 2016 Long Service Award recipients.

  • Class of ’62 Award – Dr. Rob Hammond

    June 06, 2016
    The Class of '62 Award was bestowed upon Dr. Rob Hammond by Dean Michael Strong at the Medical Convocation ceremony on May 13, 2016.

  • The Douglas Bocking Award

    May 18, 2016
    Please join us in congratulating Dr. Bertha Garcia for receiving the Douglas Bocking Award, one of the highest teaching awards at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

  • 2016 Recipients of the Dr. Fredrick Winnet Luney Awards

    May 13, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine would like to congratulate the following students: Sonja DiGregorio, Steffi Stephenson and Audrey Evetts.

  • 2016 Ontario Graduate Scholarship Awardees

    May 13, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine would like to congratulate the following students on receiving an Ontario Graduate Scholarship. They are: Jina Kum, Yohan Kim and Julie Wallis.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Bend

    May 04, 2016
    Congratulations to Dr. Jack Bend and his co-investigators on their award from the First Nations Environmental Contaminants Program.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Gibson

    May 02, 2016
    Congratulations to Dr. Candace Gibson on receiving the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) 2016 Tribute to Excellence Award.

  • An unexpected path to regenerative medicine

    April 22, 2016
    As an undergraduate student in biomedical sciences at the University of Waterloo, Niamh Richmond wanted to be a veterinarian. However, things didn’t go according to plan.

  • Welcome Dr. Jeff Fuller

    April 18, 2016
    We are pleased to announce Dr. Jeff Fuller has joined our department as an Associate Professor and Clinical Microbiologist effective April 18, 2016.

  • NSERC Grants

    April 14, 2016
    Congratulations to Drs. Martin Duennwald and Joan Knoll on their successful NSERC Discovery grants.

  • 2016 PaLM Research Day

    April 14, 2016
    We held yet another very successful Research Day on April 7, 2016 to celebrate our research and our researchers. The day began with the Paterson Lecture by Dr. Andrew Fire. To an audience of over 400, Dr. Fire presented his groundbreaking work for which he shared the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Craig Mello.

  • In Memoriam - Dr. Colette Guiraudon

    April 05, 2016
    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Emerita Professor, Dr. Colette M. Guiraudon, on March 23rd, 2016, at University Hospital in London, Ontario.

  • Grant-in-Aid award from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

    April 05, 2016
    Congratulations to Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti on his Grant-in-Aid award from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

  • Graduate Teaching Assistants Collective Agreement

    April 04, 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.

  • Spring Raffle Winners

    March 31, 2016
    On Thursday, March 24, Schulich's Director of Finance, Rosemary Hicks, drew the winning tickets for the Spring Raffle. Thank you to everyone who donated, sold tickets and cheered us on!  With your help, we raised $2,000.00 for the London Food Bank.

  • WPA Academic Workshop

    March 31, 2016
    On March 8th, WPA hosted an academic workshop. The focus of this informal and interactive session was displaying and presenting research to help with both local and international conferences, as well as statistics.

  • WPA at the London Knights Game

    March 30, 2016
    On Friday March 18th, the research and PA students from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine gathered together at The Budweiser Gardens to watch the end-of-season game between The London Knights and The Erie Otters.

  • Western Email System Change Coming - How will it impact you?

    March 29, 2016
    Earlier this month, Western University announced that it is beginning the next phase of the project to replace its campus-wide email platform (known as Convergence) to a new cloud-based system called Microsoft Office 365.

  • WPA Lecture Series: Emily Keats

    March 28, 2016
    WPA hosted our second Academic Lecture Series with our very own Western Pathology alumna, Dr. Emily Keats, with her talk, "The Science behind Public Health".

  • Dodgeball

    March 14, 2016
    For the past 3 months, a team of dedicated individuals, generously funded by the Pathology Department, have been fighting for Pathology’s claim to the Intramural Dodgeball Trophy.

  • STEM Expo

    March 14, 2016
    On March 6th, 2016, the first annual Inspiring Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) conference was held at Western University.

  • 2016 USCAP Honors

    March 14, 2016
    Congratulations to Nikhil Sangle, M.D., FRCPATH who received the Dr. L. Clarke Jr. & Elaine F. Stout Endowment Award.

  • Spring Raffle

    March 10, 2016
    The Pathology and Laboratory Medicine department is having a Basket Raffle. There will be 6 different gift baskets. Money raised from the ticket sales will be donated to The London Food Bank.

  • CARMS match

    March 03, 2016
    After a successful CARMS match, we are excited to welcome our PGY1 residents Shao Shi Li from Queen's University and Christopher Tran from the University of Toronto who will be arriving in July, 2016.

  • WPA Lecture Series: Katie Moisse

    February 25, 2016
    WPA hosted our first Academic Lecture Series with our very own Western Pathology alumna, Dr. Katie Moisse, with her talk. "Reporting on Health Science: The Best of Both Worlds".

  • Schulich 2016 Pictorial Calendar

    February 22, 2016
    Congratulations to Dr. David Driman (April) and Dr. Brian Schick (September), whose photos were chosen for the Schulich 2016 pictorial calendar.

  • CDA Operating Grant Success

    February 16, 2016
    Congratulations to Dr. Subrata Chakrabarti on being awarded for three years of funding by the Canadian Diabetes Association.

  • Dr. Bertha Garcia reappointed as Vice Dean, Education at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

    February 02, 2016
    Dr. Bertha Garcia, Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine has been reappointed as Vice Dean, Education at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, until June 30, 2017.

  • Dr. Muriel Brackstone completes her PhD Thesis

    January 26, 2016
    The Department of Pathology and Laboratory of Medicine would like to offer congratulations to Dr. Muriel Brackstone, who has completed her PhD in Pathology.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Martin Duennwald

    January 25, 2016
    Congratulations to Dr. Martin Duennwald on his successful Canada Foundation Innovation, Leaders Opportunity Fund application.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Zia Khan

    January 25, 2016
    Congratulations to Dr. Zia Khan on his recent success in the Fall 2015 Lawson IRF competition. Dr. Khan will receive two years of funding for his project entitled "Role of T-box 2 in maintaining differentiation competence in infantile hemangioma."

  • PaLM Fundraising Event - Spring Raffle

    January 25, 2016
    The Pathology and Laboratory Medicine department is currently planning a Gift Basket Raffle. There will be approximately 5 different gift baskets. Money raised from the ticket sales will be donated to The London Food Bank. At this time we are hoping that you will be able to donate an item (or two) for one or more of our gift baskets.

  • ALS Research and Community

    January 22, 2016
    Dr. Martin Duennwald’s lab received a grant from ALS Canada recently to study whether or not RGNEF protects motor neurons against misfolded TDP-43 and FUS, as well as their subsequent toxicity.

  • The John and Suzanne Kaufmann Collection of African Art

    January 18, 2016
    McIntosh Gallery is pleased to present The John and Suzanne Kaufmann Collection of African Art. Selected from an array of over 200 nineteenth and twentieth century works of art.

  • Graduate Student Awards

    January 12, 2016
    It is time for our Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Graduate students to submit their applications for the graduate student awards.

  • Cecilia Kwok completes her thesis

    January 06, 2016
    Cecilia Kwok has successfully defended her thesis on December 1, 2015 and completed her master of science degree. She is supervised by Dr. Zhuxu Zhang and Anthony Jevnikar.

  • Dr. Ian Chin-Yee accepts position of Program Head - Laboratory Medicine

    January 04, 2016
    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ian Chin-Yee has accepted the position of Program Head - Laboratory Medicine effective January 1, 2016.