Celebrating your achievements

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Rieder who has been named as the 2017 recipient of the Sumner J. Yaffe Lifetime Achievement Award in Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics from the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group. Read More.

Congratulations to the four new Collaborative Research Seed Grants recipients: principle investigator, Chris Brandl, and co-investigators, Rob Hegele and Patrick O’Donoghue for tRNA variation in diseases of proteostasis; principle investigator, Amin Rizkalla, and co-investigators, Henry Lapointe and Yara Hosein for Optimization of 3D-Printed Porous Titanium Constructs for Craniofacial Reconstruction; principle investigator, Trevor Shepherd, and co-investigators, John McCormick and John Ronald for Combination targeted immunotherapy for the treatment of metastatic ovarian cancer; principle investigator, Piotr Wilk, and co-investigators, Saverio Stranges, Kelly Anderson, Sisera Sarma, Dan Lizotte, Stephanie Frisbee, Amardeep Thind, Rob Petrella, Stewart Harris, Kambiz Norozi, Pallav Garg, Arlene MacDougall and Javeed Sukhera for Multidisciplinary Initiative for Population Health Research in Chronic Diseases. Read More.

Researchers at Western University are the recipients of a total of $12.4 million in project and bridge grant funding announced by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) today. There was a total of 25 funded projects across the University. Congratulations to Kelly Anderson, Eric Arts, Robert Bartha, Lakshman Gunaratnam, David Heinrichs, Julio Martinez-Trujillo, Anthony Nichols, Lena Palaniyappan, Silvia Penuela, Rithwik Ramachandran, Stephen Renaud, John Ronald, Cheryle Seguin, Rennian Wang, Donald Welsh, Manuel Montero Odasso, David Edgell, Paul Gribble, Elizabeth Osuch, Arthur Poon, Donglin Bai, Frederick Dick and Maria Drangova. Read More.

Congratulations to Mary Ann Pollmann-Mudryj and Janice DeMoor on winning people's choice in the Canadian Association of Research Administrators poster competition.

Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Lau, PhD candidate and neurosurgery resident, on receiving the Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Congratulations to Schulich Dentistry on its partnership with Two-Ten Health Ltd. The partnership will deliver, configure and support Salud, a dental clinics management system. Beginning in May 2017, this year-long project will see Schulich Dentistry move to an electronic patient chart, harmonize students and faculty scheduling, capture clinical student evaluations and help Dentistry achieve several strategic goals. This project will see over 150 new computing workstations delivered to Dentistry, setting the stage for a fully digitized, electronic patient chart. Learn More.