January 26, 2018 An MSc Candidate in the Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology, Baha finds it humorous to see how shocked people are when they find out she completed her undergraduate studies in music education.
January 26, 2018 I am 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 12, 2018 Congratulations to Stephen Renaud, PhD, Assistant Professor with the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, on receiving a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) New Investigator Grant in Maternal, Reproductive, Child and Youth Health.
June 26, 2020 Dr. Marjorie Johnson retired in June of 2018 but left an indelible mark on the landscape of teaching in the Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology. Read all about it in the most recent issue of The Pulse.
June 26, 2020 According to Dale Laird, PhD, therapeutics that regulate our cell’s communication channels are within reach. “There is a strong sense in the field that it is just a matter of time before connexin therapeutics will be in your local pharmacy,” he explained. “It is not difficult to envision ointments, creams or drops that could be applied to surface wounds that carry connexin-modulating treatments.”
June 26, 2020 With no prior background in computer science, Anatomy & Cell Biology student, Fan Liu along with two of his fellow Schulich masters students, decided to take a leap and banked on the fact that their critical thinking, thirst for innovation, and ability to think big could lead to success.
June 26, 2020 Anatomy & Cell Biology Faculty Dr. Silvia Penuela is the lead author and Dr. Lauren Flynn is a collaborator, behind a new study suggesting that a deletion of the Panx1 gene in the early stages of development of mouse fat cells increases the amount of fat accumulated, leading to a higher risk for obesity later in life.
June 26, 2020 Congratulations to Michelle Mottola and her team on the release of the 2019 Canadian Guidelines for Physical Activity throughout Pregnancy. This important project made headlines October 18th, 2018. Published copies of the guidelines and other related materials are available in The British Journal of Sports Medicine, The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (which has jointly published the Guideline (French and English), with the British Journal of Sports Medicine), and on the CSEP website.