October 06, 2015 Lawson Health Research Institute hosted the second annual Lawson Impact Awards on May 21, 2015 celebrating
hospital-based scientists, staff, trainees and partners who are making an impact in London, and around the world.
300 guests attended the event, including Howard Rundle, Lawson Board Chair, Matt Brown, Mayor of London, and
senior leaders from LHSC, St. Joseph’s, and Western University
October 04, 2015 If you happened to be around LHSC’s University Hospital on March 26, you might have seen a lot of people wearing purple, and it was no coincidence. It was Purple Day for epilepsy awareness
October 01, 2015 Intrigued by the potential of this technology to measure and assess movement, LHSC’s Dr. Mandar Jog, neurologist, and engineer Dr. Rajni Patel – both also researchers with Lawson Health Research Institute – are testing how the suits can be used to improve the lives of patients with Parkinson’s by helping physicians understand how well a medical intervention is working to ease symptoms.
October 01, 2015 “There is unfortunately no specific test for ALS. As a consequence, when symptoms begin they can be quite mild and may be initially dismissed by the patient, or even the family doctor. When the symptoms evolve to be more noticeable, the initial symptoms may not be specific for ALS and several potential diagnoses need to be considered,” says neurologist Dr. Christen Shoesmith, Medical Director of the MND clinic.