July 30, 2021
New research explores how resident physicians perceived moral distress as it relates to the care of structurally stigmatized patients during the pandemic.
July 30, 2021
13 Schulich Medicine & Dentistry researchers secured grant funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The successful projects showcase the extraordinary research taking place at the School and include investigations into magnetic particle imaging for cell therapy tracking, psychiatric assessments in long-term care homes, and a treatment for COVID-19.
July 29, 2021
Dr. Shannon Venance has been appointed to the position of Vice Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education, at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective August 1, 2021 to July 31, 2026.
July 23, 2021
"After an unprecedented delay due to a once-in-a-century global health crisis, the Tokyo Games are finally ready to begin. Yet the athletes, like the Games themselves, have changed," writes Dr. Jane Thornton, Assistant Professor at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Canada Research Chair in Injury Prevention and Physical Activity for Health.
July 22, 2021
A technique developed by researchers at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and the Faculty of Social Sciences visually irons out brain wrinkles in the hippocampus for a more accurate picture of brain disorders.
July 20, 2021
Principal investigator, Aaron Fenster, PhD, is investigating imaging systems that will combine ultrasound with radionuclide imaging to provide an effective approach to three distinct unmet clinical needs.
July 20, 2021
The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games highlighted barriers faced by mothers and mothers-to-be as they vie for coveted spots on the Olympic roster. “It is critical sport policies evolve to support the health and well-being of all athletes,” writes Dr. Jane Thornton.
July 16, 2021
Sarah McLean, PhD, will be leading the School’s newly-established instructional design hub, supporting faculty in e-learning, experiential learning and case-based learning innovation.
July 15, 2021
PhD candidates Samir Hamadache, Olivia Ghosh-Swaby and Peter Zeng are among the 166 nationwide recipients of the 2021-2022 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.
July 09, 2021
Continuing its commitment in response to the final report of the Anti-Racism Working Group, Western is investing a total of $6 million to support new equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) initiatives.
July 08, 2021
Engineering professor Kibret Mequanint and his team, including Dr. Jorge Burneo, Professor of Neurology, Biostatistics and Epidemiology and co-director of Western’s epilepsy program, received the New Frontiers in Research Fund 2020 Exploration Award to support their research into optimized dosing for epilepsy drug delivery.
July 05, 2021
Dr. Vladimir Hachinski is leading 25 co-investigators from across Western University, Canada and four other counties to investigate factors associated with dementia and strategies for prevention.