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Read the latest edition of Rapport Magazine
This year's edition of Rapport Magazine features two of our medicine alumni, twin sisters Drs. Jennifer Coulson and Jaclyn Ernst. Also featured is Katie Moisse, who completed her PhD at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and is now a journalist in New York, as well as Janson Chan, Dr. Karin Van Ryswyk and the renowned medical and research leader Dr. Robert Hansebout.

A night of science and storytelling
The 2016 Leaders in Innovation Dinner delivered humour, passion and an important message about the need for storytelling in communicating science. It featured award-winning actor, director and science advocate Alan Alda.

Western receives $66 million federal grant for brain research
Western University's BrainsCAN initiative received a substantial $66 million investment from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) – the largest research grant in the university's history – providing a significant boost to ongoing research in cognitive neuroscience and imaging at Western and Schulich Medicine & Dentistry.

'Survival' takes a 'painful' look at research failure
In his book Survival: A Medical Memoir, Dr. Lorne Brandes, MD’68, chronicles his decade-long journey toward an ultimately failed attempt to develop a revolutionary cancer drug.

Meet Dr. Sara Gray, MD'99, the woman you want in an emergency
Dr. Sara Gray — once named Toronto’s best ER doctor — loves the ‘controlled chaos’ of her workplace at St. Mike’s. She also knows first-hand what it’s like to survive an epidemic.

Amanda Sauvé, BMSc'13, Medicine Class of 2018, receives The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award
The Award recognizes a second-year medical student who demonstrates leadership through community involvement, superior interpersonal and communication skills, academic excellence and an established interest in advancing knowledge.

Marjorie Johnson receives OCUFA Teaching Award
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry professor Marjorie Johnson has been named one of six outstanding university teachers by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations. Johnson received a 2015-16 OCUFA Teaching Award on October 29 during a ceremony in Toronto, hosted by CBC personality Bob McDonald.