Combining the world’s top researchers and a one-of-a-kind lab, the ImPaKT Facility is setting the stage for groundbreaking scientific discoveries and innovative collaborations – breakthroughs that will save and improve millions of lives.
Stephen Barr, PhD, and his team are defending against emerging pathogens.
Paula Foster, PhD, and her team are tracking and imaging immune cells to better treat cancer.
David Heinrichs, PhD, and his team are combatting deadly antibiotic resistant bacteria.
“This facility advances Western’s position as a leader in infectious diseases research. It opens up the potential to develop vaccines and new treatments to help eradicate some of the world’s most devastating illnesses.”
- Eric Arts, PhD, Canada Research Chair in HIV Pathogenesis and Viral Control
Stories by Max Martin and Jason Winders. Photography by Frank Neufeld. Videography by Steven Anderson