December 18, 2015 Researchers at Western University have published the first study in the world showing a decline in the incidence of dementia at a whole population level which they believe is connected to the overall decline in strokes.
December 16, 2015 Congratulations to Martin Duennwald, PhD, and Drs. Michael Strong, Christen Shoesmith and Marvin Chum on receiving funding from ALS Canada for their research on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
November 30, 2015 Western research has revealed how a simple test may now predict who will respond better to chemotherapy when dealing with lung cancer, thanks to a link between the absence of a specific protein and improved patient outcomes.
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 Eric Arts, PhD, is leading Schulich Medicine & Dentistry’s contribution to the newly established European AIDS Vaccine Initiative (EAVI2020) — a C$33.2 million initiative that will bring together leading researchers from around the world to develop an effective HIV vaccine.
November 04, 2015 Drs. Douglas Fraser, Roberto Hernandez-Alejandro and Manuel Montero Odasso are this year's Dean's Research Grant Initiative recipients. The overall goal of the Initiative is to fund projects that will deliver results that will put Schulich Medicine & Dentistry on the map...
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.
October 01, 2015 Charles McKenzie, PhD, and Timothy Regnault, PhD, want to change this. As part of the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) Human Placenta Project, they have received $3.7 million CAD in funding over four years...
September 24, 2015 After a successful review, the Centre for Education Research & Innovation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University has been renewed for a four-year term ending August 31, 2019.
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 16, 2015 Congratulations to Saad Chahine, PhD, and Mark Goldszmidt, MDCM, MHPE, FRCPC, for receiving a $25,000 Royal College/AMS CanMEDS Research Development Grant for their research on investigating the use of cognitive diagnostic assessment in the development and assessment of entrustable professional activities.
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.
August 27, 2015 The goal of this internal peer review process is to strengthen the proposals being prepared for the March 2016 Project Scheme competition by providing applicants more extensive feedback/critique to assist with the development of their application.
April 28, 2015 Western University's Dale W. Laird, in collaboration with researchers from across the United States, is investigating how communication between cells causes several different conditions – from hereditary hearing loss and cataracts to skin conditions and developmental disorders.
February 27, 2015 Six new Collaborative Research Seed Grants (CRSG) have been announced. CRSG provides seed funding for the formation and development of new interdisciplinary collaborative research teams...
January 05, 2015 Dr. Denise Figlewicz and the staff of the Schulich Research Office are interested in meeting with researchers in 2015 to provide updates on our activities and to discuss how we can be of assistance to you and your colleagues.