• Accolades show Dr. J still at the top of her game

    December 13, 2016
    Marjorie Johnson, who teaches in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Western, is among the university’s most decorated instructors. She holds the university’s ‘Big 3’ teaching honours: the Edward G. Pleva Award for Excellence in Teaching, a 3M National Teaching Fellowship and a teaching award from the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations.

  • What's in your pot? Marketplace tests today's weed

    December 01, 2016
    Steven Laviolette talks about the balance between the marijuana chemicals, CBD and THC, and their effects on the brain via CBC Marketplace.

  • Dissecting e-learning tools

    November 24, 2016
    Having the opportunity to dissect during her undergraduate training inspired award-winning PhD Candidate Sonya Van Nuland to analyze the more modern ways of teaching clinical anatomy.

  • Mahmud Bani

    September 16, 2016
    In memory of an old friend, Mahmud Bani 1964-2016. Dr. Mahmud Bani joined the Graduate Program in the Department of Anatomy at UWO in 1994 to pursue his PhD with Christian Naus. Following his Ph.D., Dr. Bani accepted an NSERC post-doctoral fellowship at Robarts Research Institute in London in 1999, and was recruited as a Research Officer at the National Research Council Canada in Ottawa in 2002, becoming the Leader of the In Vitro Pharmacology Team.

  • Weekly Seminars Schedule

    September 01, 2016
    Weekly Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminars Schedule

  • Understanding how chemical changes in the brain affect Alzheimer’s disease

    June 27, 2016
    A new study from Western University is helping to explain why the long-term use of common anticholinergic drugs used to treat conditions like allergies and overactive bladder lead to an increased risk of developing dementia later in life.

  • Celebrating the Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies Convocation with Lori Lowes

    June 20, 2016
    It’s 2009, and Lori Lowes is in the final year of her undergraduate degree, about to embark on the brief journey of completing a fourth-year research project.

  • Preventing Preeclampsia in Pregnant Women

    April 20, 2016
    Dr. Peeyush Lala discusses his research that could help prevent preeclampsia in pregnant women.

  • Dr. K Galil has published the worlds first Oral Histology App

    March 21, 2016
    Dr. K.Galil has developed the first Oral Histology App (Patented) for the Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

  • Exercise during pregnancy good for baby and mom

    March 21, 2016
    A new study suggests pregnant women should exercise to combat high blood pressure, excessive weight gain and babies who are born too big.

  • The story behind a vegetative patient’s shocking recovery

    March 21, 2016
    Two years ago, Juan Torres was in hospital and in a vegetative state. Not only did he recover, he remembers what happened

  • Award Winners

    March 21, 2016
    Congratulations to Steve Laviolette, Walter Rushlow, Charles Rice, Silvia Penuela, Renee Phillips and Susanne Schmid on there recent research grants.

  • Channeling a passion for pannexin research

    March 18, 2016
    Silvia Penuela, PhD, has devoted her research to the study of pannexin channels and their role in diseases such as melanoma. The assistant professor brings her expertise to the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology where she is collaborating on translational projects with other scientists at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry.

  • Embracing her animal instincts

    March 18, 2016
    Growing up as an animal lover with an inquisitive mind, Nina Weishaupt, PhD, DVM, always dreamed of becoming a veterinarian.

  • Keep pot away from Teens

    January 12, 2016
    Dr. Steven Laviolette and Dr. Justine Renard's research on the effect of adolescent THC exposure was featured in the London Free Press, CTV London news at 6pm and CBC radio!