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February, 2010 Articles

Discovery@Robarts Newlsetter

Thursday, February 25, 2010

The latest edition of Robarts Research Institute's e-newletter is now online. … (Read More)

Lessons being learned from H1N1 outbreak

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

The majority of Pandemic H1N1 influenza cases might have been mild in the Middlesex-London area, but the local health unit considers this a learning experience - call it a test run - for a more severe pandemic outbreak. … (Read More)

Protecting the brain from a deadly genetic disease

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Huntington's disease (HD) is a cruel, hereditary condition that leads to severe physical and mental deterioration, psychiatric problems and eventually, death. Currently, there are no treatments to slow down or stop it. … (Read More)

Dr. Ken Wright honoured by Ontario Dental Association

Friday, February 19, 2010

The Ontario Dental Assocation will be honouring Dr. Ken Wright with the ODA Community Service Recognition Award. … (Read More)

Dr. Paul Adams recognized by the Canadian Liver Foundation

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF) has awarded Dr. Paul Adams of the Department of Medicine the 2010 Gold Medal for excellence. Each year, the CLF recognizes doctors and scientists in Canada and internationally who have made, or are making, an outs … (Read More)

Welcome Dr. John Fuller - Acting Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Dr. John Fuller has taken up the role of Acting Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medicine as of February 1, 2010. … (Read More)

London Regional Proteomics Centre Open House - Feb 12

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Tour the Multi-User Facilities of the London Regional Proteomics Centre and talk with Facility Directors/Managers to learn how our state-of-the-art instrumentation for protein identification, characterization, and structure determination can he … (Read More)

Western appoints next Dean of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

Friday, February 5, 2010

The University of Western Ontario has announced the appointment of Dr. Michael J. Strong as Dean of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. … (Read More)

Research showcase brings innovation to industry and community

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry is partnering with the Faculties of Engineering and Science to present the WORLDiscoveries* Research Showcase Friday, February 5 at the London Convention Centre. … (Read More)

Genetically-modified mice reveal another mechanism contributing to heart failure

Monday, February 1, 2010

Scientists at Robarts Research Institute, working in collaboration with researchers in Brazil, have used a unique genetically-modified mouse line to reveal a new mechanism contributing to heart failure. … (Read More)