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    Learn about our current students and recent graduates


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The MD/PhD program is jointly sponsored by Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Western University. It provides an opportunity to begin a career combining research and clinical practice. The program enables participating students to combine undergraduate medicine and forefront research with one or more of the leading scientists in the School or one of the research institutes.


Paxton Moon

Deletion of Panx3 Prevents the Development of Surgically Induced Osteoarthritis 

F-Spondin Deficient Mice Have a High Bone Mass Phenotype

Novel Insights into Osteoarthritis Joint Pathology from Studies in Mice

Jason Chan

Insight into motor control and motor impairment from stroke and beta oscillations

Stable Task Representations under Attentional Load Revealed with Multivariate Pattern Analysis of Human Brain Activity

Oculomotor System

Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex Deactivation in Monkeys Reduces Preparatory Beta and Gamma Power in the Superior Colliculus

The effects of attentional load on saccadic task switching 

What can fMRI tell us about functional variability in the oculomotor system and saccade performance?

Word wins over face: emotional Stroop effect activates the frontal cortical network

Rohann Correa

Beclin-1 expression is retained in high-grade serous ovarian cancer yet is not essential for autophagy induction in vitro

Intact LKB1 activity is required for survival of dormant ovarian cancer spheroids

Tavis Apramian

Thinking like an expert: surgical decision making as a cyclical process of being aware

A model of engagement in reflective writing-based portfolios: Interactions between points of vulnerability and acts of adaptability

Adaptation and innovation: a grounded theory study of procedural variation in the academic surgical workplace

Ian Lobb

Hydrogen sulfide treatment mitigates renal allograft ischemia reperfusion injury during cold storage and improves early transplant kidney function and survival following allogeneic renal transplantation

Hydrogen sulphide and the kidney: Important roles in renal physiology and pathogenesis and treatment of kidney injury and disease


Why Study MD/PhD

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Current Students

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Future Students


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