January 31, 2018
Congratulations to David Cechetto, PhD, who will be appointed to the Order of Ontario later this month. Cechetto is being honoured for his pioneering research and for his work in the health care sector in Rwanda.
January 29, 2018
For Dr. Genevieve Eastabrook, the classic children's book The Little Prince holds a special place in her heart. The main character always reminds her of her brother, Thomas, who lives with autism and was the main source of inspiration for her recent publication about the book's connection to the disorder.
January 24, 2018
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) today announced more than $8.6 million in research funding through their project grants program for 13 projects across Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute
January 19, 2018
Youth affected by the Syrian war were part of a study conducted at Robarts Research Institute to measure cortisol levels in their hair, a biomarker to assess their stress levels and the impact of an intervention programs being offered to them through humanitarian aid.
January 17, 2018
Dr. Michael J. Strong is pleased to announce that Dr. Susanne Schmid has been appointed as the Associate Dean, Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective January 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022.
January 15, 2018
Dr. Michael Strong and his team at Robarts Research Institute have uncovered a unique neurobiological pathway triggered by head trauma which underlies both Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also called ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease).
Funding: Researcher receives New Investigator Grant in Maternal, Reproductive, Child and Youth Health
January 10, 2018
Congratulations to Stephen Renaud, PhD, who will be studying the role of immune cells in the uterus in regulating placental blood flow and fetal health.
January 03, 2018
Dr. James McAuley, a professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and researcher at Western’s Bone & Joint Institute, died Dec. 28 following a battle against a brain tumour. The university’s flag will be lowered today at 11 a.m. in his memory.
January 02, 2018
Dr. Fowler is an internationally renowned orthopedic surgeon and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Surgery at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. He was the co-founder and former medical director of the Fowler Kennedy Sports Medicine Clinic at Western and has served as Chief Medical Officer to Canadian National teams at Commonwealth and Olympic Games.
January 02, 2018
The London Health Sciences Centre, St. Joseph’s Health Care London and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry have undertaken a collaborative model to fill the interim leadership of the Department of Psychiatry which will include Dr. Sandra Northcott as Interim Chief of Psychiatry at St. Joseph’s and Drs. Sarah Jarmain and Bill Sischek as Interim Co-Chief’s at LHSC.